Sweatshop: The History of an American Idea
Laura HapkeISBN: 0813534674;
Book Description"Anyone interested in discovering why the sweatshop is still with us and why it still holds an important place in our nation?s discourse will do well to read this book."?Richard A. Greenwald, coeditor of Sweatshop USA: The American Sweatshop in Global and Historical Perspective "Adding a critical new perspective to existing political, social, and economic histories, Laura Hapke has crafted a book on the sweatshops of our imagination. Hers is an important project precisely because this particular space for the production of goods carries extensive symbolic and political weight."?Eileen Boris, author of Home to Work: Motherhood and the Politics of Industrial Homework in the United States "A wholly unique, compelling, and marvelous survey. Laura Hapke once again astonishes the reader with her salutary blend of historically based interdisciplinary scholarship and wide-ranging references that treat ideology, gender, and ethnicity with appropriate clarity...
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