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Racializing Class, Classifying Race

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The ten essays in this book explore the intersection of race and class in the study of labour on three continents. Leading schola... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

The ten essays in this book explore the intersection of race and class in the study of labour on three continents. Leading scholars examine the way in which working-class identities took shape and changed over time in a variety of settings from the sea ports of southern Africa to the copper mining region of the American Southwest.



Autorentext

PETER ALEXANDER, now Lecturer in Sociology at the Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa, was, until recently, a Research Fellow at St. Antony's College, Oxford. His book, Workers, War and the Origins of Apartheid is forthcoming. Currently he is working on a comparative study of Transvaal and Alabama colliers in the early twentieth century. RICK HALPERN is Bissell-Heyd-Associates Chair of American Studies and Professor in the Department of History at the University of Toronto, Canada.



Inhalt

Notes on the Contributors Introduction Empire, Race, and Working-Class Mobilizations; D.Montgomery 'Mexican Labor' in a 'White Man's Town': Racism, Imperialism, and Industrialization in the Making of Arizona, 1840-1905; A.Y.Huginnie The 'Lady' Telephone Operator: Gendering Whiteness in the Bell System, 1900-1970; V.Green The Elusive Irishman: Ethnicity and the Postwar World of New York City and London Dockers; C.J.Davis A Racialized Hierarchy of Labour? Race, Immigration and the British Labour Movement, 1880-1950; K.Lunn Racism and Resistance in British Trade Unions, 1948-1979; S.Virdee Colonial Labour and Work Palaver: Labour Conflict in Britain and West Africa; D.Frost Becoming 'Men', Becoming 'Workers': Race, Gender and Workplace Struggle in the Nigerian Coal Industry, 1937-1949; C.A.Brown 'Did Not Come to Work on Monday': The East London Waterfront in Comparative Perspective, c.1930-1963; G.Minkley Back to Work: Categories, Boundaries and Connections in the Study of Labour; F.Cooper Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Racializing Class, Classifying Race
Untertitel: Labour and Difference in Britain, the USA and Africa
Editor:
EAN: 9780230500969
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Genre: Wirtschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 250
Veröffentlichung: 14.12.1999
Dateigrösse: 1.3 MB

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