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Title Blood and fire : toward a global anthropology of labor / edited by Sharryn Kasmir and August Carbonella.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 298 pages).
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series Dislocations ; v. 13
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction: Toward a Global Anthropology of Labor; Chapter One: Fragmented Solidarity: Political Violence and Neoliberalism in Colombia; Chapter Two: Labor in Place/Capitalism in Space: The Making and Unmaking of a Local Working Class on Maine's "Paper Plantation"; Chapter Three: Flexible Labor/Flexible Housing: The Rescaling of Mumbai into a Global Financial Center and the Fate of its Working Class; Chapter Four: Structures without Soul and Immediate Struggles: Rethinking Militant Particularism in Contemporary Spain.
Chapter Five: The Saturn Automobile Plant and the Long Dispossession of US AutoworkersChapter Six: "Worthless Poles" and Other Dispossessions: Toward an Anthropology of Labor in Post- Communist Central and Eastern Europe; Notes on Contributors; Index.
Summary Based on long-term fieldwork, six vivid ethnographies from Colombia, India, Poland, Spain and the southern and northern U.S. address the dwindling importance of labor throughout the world. The contributors to this volume highlight the growing disconnect between labor struggles and the advancement of the greater common good, a phenomenon that has grown since the 1980s. The collection illustrates the defeat and unmaking of particular working classes, and it develops a comparative perspective on the uneven consequences of and reactions to this worldwide project. In Blood and Fire char.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Labor movement -- History.
Labor movement.
Working class -- History.
Working class.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Kasmir, Sharryn, editor.
Carbonella, August, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Blood and fire. New York : Berghahn, [2014] 9781782383635 (DLC) 2013050761 (OCoLC)863195891
ISBN 9781782383642 (electronic book)
1782383646 (electronic book)
9781782383635 (hardback ; alkaline paper)
1782383638 (hardback ; alkaline paper)
Standard No. ebr10896765