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Bonacich, Edna

Overview
Works: 32 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 4,935 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Commentator
Classifications: HD9940.U5, 331.768700979494
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edna Bonacich
Behind the label inequality in the Los Angeles apparel industry by Edna Bonacich ( )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member 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 )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member 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 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The economic basis of ethnic solidarity : small business in the Japanese American community by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
10 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Getting the goods : ports, labor, and the logistics revolution by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The New Asian immigration in Los Angeles and global restructuring ( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on Los Angeles as a critical "world city" in the developing global economy and also as the center of new Asian immigration. Included are discussions of the settlement patterns of various groups of Asians in relation to the social, economic, and political developments in Asia and the United States
Global production : the apparel industry in the Pacific Rim by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member 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 )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ups and downs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member 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 62 WorldCat member 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 39 WorldCat member 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 )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member 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."
Asian & Latino immigrants in the Los Angeles garment industry : an exploration of the relationship between capitalism and racial oppression by Edna Bonacich ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asian Pacific American workers : contemporary issues in the labor movement ( )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A symposium on labor : is labor on the move again? ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores globalization and other economic realities behind the massive influx of women into the work force, along with the domestic implications that have resulted
Ups and downs ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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. Factors that contribute to stratification are discussed, including race, gender, education, income level, and changes in the workplace
Worlds apart ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why can one continent be relatively affluent and another mired in poverty? This lesson looks at stratification on a global scale. The ideas of globalization and neo-liberalism are introduced. 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
Behind the label inequality in the Los Angeles apparel industry by Edna Bonacich ( )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Labor immigration under capitalism : Asian immigrant workers in the United States before World War II ( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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