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Behind the Label: Inequality in the Los Angeles Apparel Industry
In a study crucial to our understanding of American social inequality, Edna Bonacich and Richard Appelbaum investigate the return of sweatshops to the apparel industry, especially in Los Angeles. The "new" sweatshops, they say, need to be understood in terms of the decline in the American welfare state and its strong unions and the rise in global and flexible production. A ...more
Paperback, 413 pages
Published June 28th 2000 by University of California Press
(first published May 29th 2000)
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