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Students Against Sweatshops The Making of a Movement by Liza Featherstone

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Published by Verso .
Written in English


  • Demonstrations & protest movements,
  • Labour economics,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Social Conditions Of Labor,
  • Social Movements,
  • Political Science,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • USA,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Students & Student Life,
  • Current Affairs,
  • American

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ContributionsUnited (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8624189M
ISBN 101859843026
ISBN 109781859843024

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United Students Against Sweatshops heads a wave of anti-sweatshop organizing that has reached over two hundred American college campuses in the past four years. From the northeast to the southwest, at public and private, large and small universities, their campaigns have wreaked havoc on the corporate campus and ruffled multinational companies whose profits depend on young consumers; . About the author () United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) is a student organization with chapters at over colleges and universities in the . Students Against Sweatshops by Liza Featherstone and United Students Against Sweatshops order by clicking here. Read an interview with Liza Featherstone in Wiretap. "Refreshing admirable." - Bad Subjects This book tells an inspiring story of how students are making history today. Their battle against sweatshops reveals how the globalization of capital is creating a globalization of conscience. Books about sweatshops and child labor in the U.S. and abroad. Nonfiction and fiction may be included. All Votes Free the Children: A Young Man Fights Against Child Labor and Proves that Children Can Change the World by. Craig Kielburger. avg rating — ratings.

United Students Against Sweatshops is an organization of students and community members at over campuses. We are part of a movement that supports the struggles of working people and challenges corporate power. We work to build power on campuses, we develop solidarity with workers. United Students Against Sweatshops, Washington, District of Columbia. 10K likes. United Students Against Sweatshops is a national student labor organization fighting for workers' rights with locals. United Students Against Sweatshops, Washington D. C. 10K likes. United Students Against Sweatshops is a national student labor organization fighting for workers' rights with locals on . The book brings the history of the sweatshop into focus by placing it under a global lens. Uniting some of the best recent work in the inter-disciplinary field of "sweatshop studies", this collection traces the changing meanings of the sweatshop in today's global world. The essays reveal how the history of the American sweatshop is inexorably intertwined with global migrations of capital.

Liza Featherstone and United Students Against Sweatshops. Abstract: This volume is both a record of a new mass campaign, and a tool for the realization of its goals. Four years later, the group's story has made its way to America's independent, anarchist, and radical bookstores (and even to Barnes and Noble) in the new book "Students Against Sweatshops". Students Against Sweatshops Book by journalist Liza Featherstone about USAS (ISBN ) Economist John Miller on sweatshops and USAS organizing in Dollars & Sense magazine Retrieved from " ?title=United_Students_Against_Sweatshops&oldid= "Abbreviation: USAS (pronounced "you-sass").   Duke students published a coloring book explaining how (and where) the campus mascot, the Blue Devil, is stitched onto clothing by workers in sweatshops. Activists at the University of Wisconsin infiltrated a homecoming parade and, dressed like sweatshop workers in Indonesia, carried a giant Reebok shoe.