Holding Up More Than Half the Sky: Chinese Women Garment Workers in New York City, 1948-92 (Asian American Experience)

by Xiaolan Bao

Hardcover, 2001

Status

Available

Publication

University of Illinois Press (2001), 360 pages

Description

Looking at the dramatic 1982 strike of 20,000 Chinese-American garment workers, this book explores the profound transformation of family culture that enabled this uncharacteristic militancy and organised protest.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

360 p.; 9.59 inches

ISBN

0252026314 / 9780252026317

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