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From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras

Gender, Labor, and Globalization in Nicaragua (American Encounters/Global Interactions)

by Jennifer Bickham Mendez

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Societies, etc,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Sex differences,
  • Globalization,
  • Social Science,
  • Women offshore assembly industry workers,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Family & relationships,
  • Gender Studies/Feminist Theory,
  • JEWISH STUDIES,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Women"s rights,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Nicaragua

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9673259M
    ISBN 100822335522
    ISBN 109780822335528

      The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Maquiladoras Posted on Novem Decem Author hsanche The importance to bring light to the real consequences of “Maquiladoras” and the effects that they have caused to Mexico’s environment, the population’s economy, and their health has always been an interest of mine. From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras is a major contribution to the study of globalization, labor, and women’s movements. Jennifer Bickham Mendez presents a detailed ethnographic account of the Nicaraguan Working and Unemployed Women’s Movement, “María Elena Cuadra” (mec), which emerged as an autonomous organization in Brand: Jennifer Bickham Mendez.

    Maquiladoras are clearly willing to pay a premium to locate close to the United States. This might not be surprising if workers in border states were more productive than workers elsewhere in the country. But available evidence suggests this is not the case. Figure 4 shows real value added per worker (in dollars) for maquiladoras in border. The maquiladora industry impact on the social and economic situation in Mexico in the era of globalization Chapter (PDF Available) January w Reads How we measure 'reads'.

    The Evolution of Maquiladora Best Practices: – 82 book chapters, and more than 70 articles in academic journals in Spanish, only around 10% of the maquiladoras were located in.   And maquiladoras is the Spanish word for a factory that imports certain material and equipment on a duty-free and tariff-free basis, assembles or manufactures those materials and then exports the assembled or processed goods back to the country from which the raw materials : Elizabeth Garner Masarik.


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Jennifer Bickham Mendez presents a detailed ethnographic account of the Nicaraguan Working and Unemployed Women’s Movement, “María Elena Cuadra” (mec), which emerged as an autonomous organization in Author: Jennifer Bickham Mendez.

From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras is a major contribution to the study of globalization, labor, and women’s movements. Jennifer Bickham Mendez presents a detailed ethnographic account of the Nicaraguan Working and Unemployed Women’s Movement, “María Elena Cuadra” (mec), which emerged as an autonomous organization in Download From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras is a major contribution to the study of globalization, labor, and women’s movements.

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Jennifer Bickham Mendez presents a detailed ethnographic account of the Nicaraguan Working and Unemployed Women’s Movement, “María Elena Cuadra” (mec), which emerged as an autonomous organization in Brand: Duke University Press. From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras: Gender, Labor, and Globalization in Nicaragua - Ebook written by Jennifer Bickham Mendez.

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From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras: Gender, Labor, and Globalization in Nicaragua. By Jennifer Bickam Mendez (Durham and London: Duke University Press, ). "Our movement was born in a storm." The activist quoted (page ) in this excellent study of maquila workers' advocacy in.

Get this from a library. From the revolution to the maquiladoras: gender, labor, and globalization in Nicaragua. [Jennifer Bickham Méndez] -- Jennifer Bickham Mendez looks at how grassroots organisations tap into global networks and how gender plays into transnational political practices, addressing these issues through extended.

maquiladoras (mäkē´lädō´räs), Mexican assembly plants that manufacture finished goods for export to the United maquiladoras are generally owned by non-Mexican corporations.

They take advantage of plentiful lower-cost Mexican labor, advantageous tariff regulations (lessened somewhat as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement), and close proximity to U.S. markets to. "From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras" is a major contribution to the study of globalization, labour, and women's movements.

Jennifer Bickham Mendez presents a detailed ethnographic account of the Nicaraguan Working and Unemployed Women's Movement, "Maria Elena Cuadra" (MEC). The MEC emerged as an autonomous women's organization in "Acknowledgments", From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras: Gender, Labor, and Globalization in Nicaragua, Jennifer Bickham Mendez Download citation file: Zotero.

What is the maquiladora sector and why is it important to the Mexican economy. Mexico's Economy: Current Prospects and History course: A maquiladora ([makilaˈðoɾa]), or maquila (IPA:), is a company that allows factories to be largely duty free and factories take raw materials and assemble, manufacture, or process them and export the finished product.

These factories and systems are present throughout Latin America, including Mexico, Paraguay, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. The greatest growth of the maquiladora industry so far occurred in the years after Mexico, Canada, and the United States signed the North American Free Trade Agreement in Employment and the number of maquiladoras jumped nearly % as Mexico benefited from the increased trade with Canada, the US, South America and the European Union.

Maquiladoras: Problems and Solutions. It’s a Haymarket book out of Chicago by Justin Akers Chacon and Mike Davis. The best way, I think, to see the demise of NAFTA will be a revolution in Mexico itself.

Obrador came close in the election but I don’t think he has the capabilities to go far enough to overthrow the current government. From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras: Gender, Labor, and Globalization in Nicaragua (American Encounters/Global Interactions) (English Edition) eBook: Mendez, Format: Kindle.

From the revolution to the maquiladoras [electronic resource]: gender, labor, and globalization in Nicaragua / Jennifer Bickham Mendez. Main author: Méndez, Jennifer Bickham.

Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via ebrary. The clip associated with the Maquilapolis: City of Factories lesson plan shows Mexican women working at maquiladoras — massive factories owned by.

Mexico (mĕk´sĬkō), Span. México or Méjico (both: mā´hēkō), officially United Mexican States, republic ( est. pop. ,),sq mi (1, sq km), S North borders on the United States in the north, on the Gulf of Mexico (including its arm, the Bay of Campeche) and the Caribbean Sea in the east, on Belize and Guatemala in the southeast, and on the Pacific.From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras makes two very useful contributions which should appeal to teachers and scholars wishing to pursue more research.

First, Bickham places gender at the forefront of larger economic forces; and second, the author goes to great lengths to show how local politics can shape the outside processes.The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.