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Desert capitalism : maquiladoras in North America's western industrial corridor, Kathryn Kopinak

Label
Desert capitalism : maquiladoras in North America's western industrial corridor
Title
Desert capitalism
Title remainder
maquiladoras in North America's western industrial corridor
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Kopinak
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kopinak, Kathryn
Dewey number
338.4/7/0009721
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9734.M42
LC item number
K67 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Southwest Border collection
  • Offshore assembly industry
  • Offshore assembly industry
  • Mexico
  • Maquiladoras
  • México
Label
Desert capitalism : maquiladoras in North America's western industrial corridor, Kathryn Kopinak
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-226) and index
Contents
Thirty years of Mexican maquiladoras -- Dualism or heterogeneity in maquiladoras -- Implications of economic restructuring for regional development -- NAFTA's effect on the Western industrial corridor -- The Nogales, Sonora, area as a research site -- Why study transport-equipment maquiladoras? -- Constructing the Nogales labor market in the eighties -- Managers' perceptions of labor shortage -- Crisis as myth -- The Nogales labor market -- The search for maquiladora labor -- Is the labor market a free market? -- Job incentives as indicators of social and economic disadvantage -- Gender segmentation in the labor market -- On the home front : workers, households, and community -- Nogales-area maquila workers : a demographic profile -- Workers at home -- Migration and maquiladoras -- Housing and living conditions -- Technology and the organization of work -- The cost-ineffectiveness of advanced technology -- Dual technology -- De-skilling or downward job classification? -- Worker's acquisition of "skilled" jobs through specialization -- The importance of extended work hours -- Workers' reactions to wages and working conditions -- How the Mexican government has depressed wages -- Working smarter, working longer, or collection coupons? --Worker benefits as indirect wages -- Ways to increase worker satisfaction -- Unions' failure to represent Nogales-area maquila workers -- Turnover -- Heterogeneous maquila development and corridor integration in crisis -- The advance of desert capitalism -- The immediate effects of NAFTA and the 1994-95 crisis
Control code
ocm33013999
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 232 p.
Isbn
9780816515981
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
95032506
Label
Desert capitalism : maquiladoras in North America's western industrial corridor, Kathryn Kopinak
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-226) and index
Contents
Thirty years of Mexican maquiladoras -- Dualism or heterogeneity in maquiladoras -- Implications of economic restructuring for regional development -- NAFTA's effect on the Western industrial corridor -- The Nogales, Sonora, area as a research site -- Why study transport-equipment maquiladoras? -- Constructing the Nogales labor market in the eighties -- Managers' perceptions of labor shortage -- Crisis as myth -- The Nogales labor market -- The search for maquiladora labor -- Is the labor market a free market? -- Job incentives as indicators of social and economic disadvantage -- Gender segmentation in the labor market -- On the home front : workers, households, and community -- Nogales-area maquila workers : a demographic profile -- Workers at home -- Migration and maquiladoras -- Housing and living conditions -- Technology and the organization of work -- The cost-ineffectiveness of advanced technology -- Dual technology -- De-skilling or downward job classification? -- Worker's acquisition of "skilled" jobs through specialization -- The importance of extended work hours -- Workers' reactions to wages and working conditions -- How the Mexican government has depressed wages -- Working smarter, working longer, or collection coupons? --Worker benefits as indirect wages -- Ways to increase worker satisfaction -- Unions' failure to represent Nogales-area maquila workers -- Turnover -- Heterogeneous maquila development and corridor integration in crisis -- The advance of desert capitalism -- The immediate effects of NAFTA and the 1994-95 crisis
Control code
ocm33013999
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 232 p.
Isbn
9780816515981
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
95032506

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