The Terror of the Machine: Technology, Work, Gender, and Ecology on the U.S.-Mexico Border

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Born of more than ten years of field research, this wide-ranging, interdisciplinary work explores the complex intersections of technology, class, gender, and ecology in the transnational milieu of Mexico's maquiladoras, foreign-owned assembly plants located along the U.S. border. Using a full palette including survey research, oral history, discourse analysis, and site ethnography, the author delineates the "dialectics of domination and resistance in the maquilas, " and develops a telling critique of labor-process theory - ...

The Terror of the Machine: Technology, Work, Gender, and Ecology on the U.S.-Mexico Border 1997, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292765627

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The Terror of the Machine: Technology, Work, Gender, and Ecology on the U.S.-Mexico Border 1997, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292765610

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