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Author Bender, Daniel E.

Title Sweated work, weak bodies [electronic resource] : anti-sweatshop campaigns and languages of labor / Daniel E. Bender.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2005, c2004.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
File Type Electronic text and image data.
System Details Mode of access: Intranet.
Note Description based on t.p. screen of 2006-03-23.
Funding This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Note "This electronic book contains the following additional features not available in the print version: Links to external informational resources; 9 additional images"--Copyright and Permissions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Race, class, gender, and defining the sweatshop and modern shop in progressive America. Eastern European Jews and the rise of a transnational garment economy ; "The great Jewish métier" : factory inspectors, Jewish workers, and defining the sweatshop, 1880-1910 ; "A race ignorant, miserable and immoral" : sweatshop danger and labor in the home, 1890-1910 ; Workers made well : home, work, homework, and the model shop, 1910-1930 -- pt. 2. Women and gender in the sweatshop and in the anti-sweatshop campaign. Gaunt men, gaunt wives : femininity, masculinity, and the worker question, 1880-1909 ; Inspecting bodies : sexual difference and strategies of organizing, 1910-1930 ; "Swallowed up in a sea of masculinity" : factionalism and gender struggles in the ILGWU, 1910-1934.
Original Version Transcribed from: Sweated work, weak bodies : anti-sweatshop campaigns and languages of labor / Daniel E. Bender. Rutgers, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2004. x, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 0813533376 0813533384
Subject Sweatshops -- United States -- History.
Sweatshops -- United States -- Prevention -- History.
Alien labor -- United States -- History.
Clothing workers -- United States -- History.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 0813534445 (E-Book)
Standard No. 2027/heb90020 hdl

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