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By Gilbert G. Gonzalez, Raul A. Fernandez, Vivian Price, David Smith, Linda Trinh Võ

The essays during this assortment handle concerns major to hard work inside nearby, nationwide and foreign contexts. subject matters of the chapters will specialize in controlled exertions migration; organizing in multi-ethnic and multi-national contexts; international economics and exertions; worldwide economics and inequality; gender and hard work; racism and globalization; neighborhood alternate agreements and hard work.

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L. , Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1983, p. 212. , Social Movements: Critiques, Concepts, Case Studies, New York University Press, New York, 1995, p. 113. 23. ’s Lethal Air: New Strategies for Policy, Organizing and Action, Labor Community Strategy Center, Los Angeles, 1991. 24. Labor Community Strategy Center, Los Angeles, News Analysis, October 19, 1997, p. 1. 25. L. Simon, “Court Order Spurs Plan to Buy 278 Buses,” Los Angeles Times, September 26, 1997.

S. trade and current account deficits (Davis, 1986, chap. S. -led neo-liberal globalization today. Mexico and China have become leading recipients of foreign direct investment and major centers of global manufacturing via arm’s length flexible contracting relationships (UNCTAD, 2002, chap. 5). S. transnational firms use Mexico to counter growing Asian production. , Asia, and Europe flowing into China. S. S. manufactured imports, each exporting well over $100 billion annually into this market. S.

From a record high of $1,003 billion in 2000, costs dropped by $93 billion in 2002 (Wilson and Delaney, 2003). Logistics is, in fact, the invisible heart of the new geography of power in the global economy. Saskia Sassen (2001) underscores the importance of global cities as command, control, and communication centers for transnational empires of trade, production, and speculative high finance and highlights the rising importance of producer services. These “services are produced for organizations, whether private sector firms or governmental entities, rather than for final consumers” (Sassen, 2001, p.

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