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Assembled in JapanElectrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Assembled in Japan: Electrical Goods and the Making of the Japanese Consumer

Simon Partner

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217928
eISBN:
9780520923171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217928.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book investigates one of the great success stories of the twentieth century: the rise of the Japanese electronics industry. Contrary to mainstream interpretation, it discovers that behind the ... More

Hey, Waitress!The USA from the Other Side of the Tray

Hey, Waitress!: The USA from the Other Side of the Tray

Alison Owings

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217508
eISBN:
9780520931220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217508.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Most of us have sat across the tray from a waitress, but how many of us know what really is going on from her side? This book aims to tell us. Containing personal portraits of waitresses from many ... More

Learning in the Global EraInternational Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Marcelo Suarez-Orozco (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254343
eISBN:
9780520941496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254343.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

An international gathering of scholars, policymakers, and educators takes on some of the most difficult and controversial issues of our time in this exploration of how globalization is affecting ... More

Making SweatshopsThe Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Making Sweatshops: The Globalization of the U.S. Apparel Industry

Ellen IsraelRosen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233362
eISBN:
9780520928572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233362.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Offering an historical analysis of the globalization of the U.S. apparel industry, this book focuses on the reemergence of sweatshops in the United States and the growth of new ones abroad. It probes ... More

The Silk Weavers of KyotoFamily and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Tamara Hareven

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The makers of obi, the elegant and costly sash worn over kimono in Japan, belong to an endangered species. These families of manufacturers, weavers, and other craftspeople centered in the Nishijin ... More

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