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Sweatshop Warriors: Immigrant Women Workers Take On the Global Factory

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A poignant and inspiring portrait of the women whose labor, love, and sweat keep society and democracy alive.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by South End Press
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Lucy
Jun 08, 2016 Lucy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Educational. I would have enjoyed it more if there were more personal histories and less policy history, but the point of the book was education on the issues, not the people so it was good.
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Sep 03, 2016 Malcolm rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fashion, activism
Although now 15 years old, Miriam Ching Yoon Louie’s excellent exploration of the struggles of US-based women sweatshop workers is fresh, inspiring and a powerful analysis of the politics of race, class & gender in global textile and service industries. Focussing primarily on Latina, Chinese and Korean women’ struggles, with a brief foray in Thai workers, she paints a picture of women who embody the politics of multicultural praxis and intersectionality, who, although often organised on ethn ...more
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An excellent book about some incredible, amazing women.
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