Most widely held works by Edna Bonacich
Behind the label inequality in the Los Angeles apparel industry by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
In this study, 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.
Immigrant entrepreneurs : Koreans in Los Angeles, 1965-1982 by Ivan Hubert Light ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Labor immigration under capitalism : Asian workers in the United States before World War II ( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
The economic basis of ethnic solidarity : small business in the Japanese American community by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
The New Asian immigration in Los Angeles and global restructuring ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Getting the goods : ports, labor, and the logistics revolution by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Global production : the apparel industry in the Pacific Rim ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
"This collection of original essays examines the social and political consequences of the globalization of the apparel industry in Asia, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and the United States. The contributors analyze the countries' trade policies, the apparel industry's network of capital ad labor, working conditions in garment factories, and the role of workers, especially women. Written by scholars of various nationalities and from different disciplines, this volume provides a look at the industry from the perspective of participants within each country and illustrates a general trend toward the internationalization of production and global economic restructuring." -- Book cover.
Deadlock in school desegregation : a case study of Inglewood, California by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Ups and downs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
"Since the 1950s when opportunity reached its peak, the gap between the "haves and have nots" has grown. This lesson looks at social stratification and the dimensions of social inequality that exist in the United States, as seen in the story of an immigrant from Eastern Europe who, along with her family, comes to the U.S. with virtually nothing, and eventually manages to open and operate a successful child care business."
Worlds apart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"Why can one continent be relatively affluent and another mired in poverty? This lesson looks at stratification on a global scale and introduces the ideas of globalization and neo-liberalism. The lesson features Doctors Without Borders -- an organization whose stated aim is to serve populations in need anywhere in the world irrespective of religious, political or social barriers that may exist"--Container.
Waves of change ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
"What is social change and what are its causes?" This final lesson of the series provides a deeper understanding of both the concepts and the consequences at the heart of social change. As a case study this segment documents how the Winnemen Wintu, a Native American tribe in the Shasta-Trinity Area of Northern California, have been negatively impacted by U.S. Government water and land policies.
Working world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"Today we live in a rapidly changing economic and social climate that emphasizes the bottom line. What is the impact on society? What role does globalization play? The situation faced by striking grocery workers illustrates some of the frustrations experienced by employees in today's changing global economy. This lesson also includes a discussion around the impact one retail giant in particular is having on workers, the economy, and the world -- Walmart."
The economic basis of ethnic solidarity : small businesses in the Japanese American community by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Asian & Latino immigrants in the Los Angeles garment industry : an exploration of the relationship between capitalism and racial oppression by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Immigrant entrepreneurs by Ivan Light ( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Asian Pacific American workers : contemporary issues in the labor movement ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Global Production the Apparel Industry in the Pacific Rim by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Pacific Rim scholars look at globalization's impact on international economics.
Behind the label : inequality in the Los Angeles apparel industry ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The economic basis of ethnic solidarity by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The economic basis of ethnic solidarity : a study of Japanese Americans by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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