Fires on the Border: The Passionate Politics of Labor Organizing on the Mexican Frontera

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"The history of the maquiladoras has been punctuated by workers' organized resistance to abysmal working and living conditions. Over years of involvement in such movements, Rosemary Hennessy was struck by an elusive but significant feature of these struggles: the extent to which organizing is driven by attachments of affection and antagonism, belief, betrayal, and identification. What precisely is the "affective" dimension of organizing for justice? Are affects and emotions the same? And how can their value be calculated? ...

Fires on the Border: The Passionate Politics of Labor Organizing on the Mexican Frontera 2013, University of Minnesota Press

ISBN-13: 9780816679621

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Fires on the Border: The Passionate Politics of Labor Organizing on the Mexican Frontera 2013, University of Minnesota Press

ISBN-13: 9780816647583

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