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Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395843-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
Published: 16 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382744-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8274-4
Published: 16 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382744-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8274-4
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-095
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-140
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... force is different, but not entirely disconnected, from that of an earlier formation of Asian fashion worker, the garment worker. ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... contexts. In his description of himself as a “postcolonial hybrid,” Shonibare’s playful tone registers a contrast with earlier practices in the critique of race and representation, although by remaking colonial-era garments such as the Victorian bustle with the fabric, he extends critical inquiry into...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... This essay addresses the extent to which export-oriented factories in the textile and garment industries have a specific mode of mediating migrant workers’ experiences of inequality (in its broadest sense), their moral valuation of their labor, and their desires. All of these elements have been...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... serves to distinguish Asian superbloggers from earlier Asian fashion workers characterized by physical sweated labor, while simultaneously deskilling the bloggers’ work in ways that mirror the devaluation of garment manufacturing work. By attending to the racial history and politics of digital fashion...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012399-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1239-9
... girls and women laboring under exploitative conditions in modern- day sweatshops run by Jewish- Mexican and Lebanese- Mexican owners. More than sixteen hundred garment workers died when the tremors reduced some two hundred workshops to rubble. Many of these unmarked eleven- story buildings were not...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... acquires multiple inflections as it moves through different local cultural contexts. In his description of himself as a “postcolonial hybrid,” Shonibare’s playful tone registers a contrast with earlier practices in the critique of race and representation, although by remaking colonial-era garments such as...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... This essay addresses the extent to which export-oriented factories in the textile and garment industries have a specific mode of mediating migrant workers’ experiences of inequality (in its broadest sense), their moral valuation of their labor, and their desires. All of these elements have...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379010-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7901-0
... Francisco Bay Area garment industry: low-wage or unpaid labor, forced increases in productivity through long workdays or speedups, repetitive manual labor, occupational hazards and environmental toxins, and no union or collective bargaining protections. Before the Lucky Sewing Co. closed shop and left the...
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By Vanessa Freije
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012399-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1239-9
..., 158 65; dark jokes about, 246n89; garment- worker sweatshops and, 146 58; as medi- ated disaster, 139, 165 66; Monsiváis s Solidarity article and mediatiza- tion of or ga nized residents, 140 46; official responses, 145 46; public space and repre sen ta tion, contested, 165; unfixed meanings of...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... foam, and there the gold-filleted Horai (Seasons) welcomed her joyously. They clothed her with heavenly garments: on her head they put a fine, well-wrought crown of gold, and in her pierced ears they hung ornaments of orichalc and precious gold, and adorned her with golden necklaces over her soft neck...
Published: 01 January 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7237-0
... Waters 174 F I G U R E 1 8 . 2 The River in One 174 F I G U R E 1 8 . 3 Seminal 175 F I G U R E 1 8 . 4 Returning 175 F I G U R E 1 8 . 5 Quietude 175 F I G U R E 1 8 . 6 The Ancestor s Garment (previously Seven Generations, as one panel) 176 IL L U S T R A T IO N S xiii F I G U R E 1 8 . 7 Waterfall 177...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372370-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7237-0
... Ancestor s Garment (previously Seven Generations, as one panel). 177 l a R o c h e T T e a n d l u R ie S w a T e R S o n G S A churning ocean, sun sets on the foam. In brief space, the eventide shall sweep away a shallow barricade. A snake, entwined on a bamboo stake, in- vites a change of skin. Creation...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012931-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1293-1
... forty- eight-hour Personal and Public Archives 15 9 weeks and send remittances to family members in the countryside who survive on less than a dollar a day. In October 2010, thousands of Cambo- dian garment workers went on a week long strike in Phnom Penh for higher wages. My trilingual friend Socheat...
Published: 08 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002246-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0224-6
... broken active lines thick and thin to keep rhythm flowing through the painting. I tried to make the man and woman appear strong. The man s fist is clenched to show that he is her protector, you know, a warrior. Jae presented a multicolored patchwork garment a dress revealing that her vision presaged...