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Holding Up More Than Half the Sky: Chinese Women Garnment Workers in New York City 1948-92 (The Asian American Experience)
Holding Up More Than Half the Sky Chinese Women Garnment Workers in New York City 1948-92 - The Asian American Experience
Author: Xiaolan Bao
In 1982, twenty thousand Chinese-American garment workers–mostly women--went on strike in New York's Chinatown and forced every Chinese garment industry employer in the city to sign a union contract. In this pioneering study, Xiaolan Bao penetrates to the heart of Chinese-American society to explain how this militancy and organized protest,...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780252026317
ISBN-10: 0252026314
Publication Date: 7/31/2001
Pages: 330
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Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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