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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (4): 696–698.
Published: 01 November 1997
.... Tiano found that the majority of the women in her survey first entered the public labor force in service jobs (ranging from domestics to secretaries and accountants); later took jobs in the maquilas, assembling either machine parts or garments; and often returned to service occupations that offered...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (3): 546–547.
Published: 01 August 1997
... Press 1997 In her exploration of recent transitions in transport-equipment maquilas in Nogales, Sonora, Kathryn Kopinak integrates a social and economic examination of the shifting working and living conditions of the labor force with an astute analysis of structural changes in the Mexican...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1999) 79 (4): 762.
Published: 01 November 1999
... interest in the border development zones known as maquiladoras (or maquilas) in Mexico. Typically, maquilas act as export-processing zones that transform semifinished and raw imported materials from the United States into market-ready final goods for reentry back into the United States’ consumer-rich...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (3): 525–526.
Published: 01 August 1994
... Petersen reaches the same conclusion in his study of the maquila industry, a linchpin of Guatemala’s contemporary effort to overcome the legacy of the UFCO-caudillo collaboration. Having deemed futile any attempts at agrarian reform, the Christian Democrats who brought civilian government to Guatemala...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (3): 577–578.
Published: 01 August 1996
... drastically reduced the number of paraestatal enterprises. Middlebrook is not surprised, given the compliant leadership of the Confederación de Trabajadores de México, that U.S. maquila owners prefer the CTM to the troublesome independent unions. Any work of this complexity and size will have weaknesses...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2010) 90 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 February 2010
... or reserved for a “private party”; and along maquila bus routes. Also of importance is Lugo’s examination of the violence against and killing of women in Ciudad Juárez. Lugo notes that the women being assaulted and killed in Juárez are not just any women, but rather lower-class women of color. Lugo...