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Suburban Sweatshops

The Fight for Immigrant Rights

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674024045

Publication Date: 04/30/2007

Academic Trade

384 pages

Belknap Press

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. The New Sweatshops
  • 2. The Workplace Project Story
  • 3. Paths to Participation
  • 4. Rights Talk and Collective Action
  • 5. A Legal Clinic and Organizing
  • 6. Noncitizen Citizenship
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2005 Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights
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