Women in the Global Factory


Fuentes, Annette, and Barbara Ehrenreich. 1983. Women in the Global Factory. Brooklyn, New York: South End Press.

Authors: Annette Fuentes, Barbara Ehrenreich


In free trade zones all over the world, women make up 80 to 90 percent of the workforce. Women in the Global Factory explores the lives of these women-from California's Silicon Valley to Mexico's maquiladoras (border factories) to New York's garment sweatshops.

Topics: Economies, Gender, Women, Livelihoods Regions: Americas, North America Countries: Mexico, United States of America

Year: 1983

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