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Author Hahamovitch, Cindy.
Title No man's land : Jamaican guestworkers in America and the global history of deportable labor / Cindy Hahamovitch.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2011.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HD8081.A5 H34 2011    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HD8081.A5 H34 2011    AVAILABLE  
Author Hahamovitch, Cindy.
Series Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Subject Foreign workers -- United States.
Foreign workers.
Deportation.
Jamaica -- Emigration and immigration.
Description x, 333 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-322) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Guestworkers of the world, unite! : you have nothing to lose but your passport, your visa, your immigration status -- Everything but a gun to their heads : the politics of labor scarcity and the birth of World War II guestworker programs -- "Stir it up" : Jamaican guestworkers in the promised land -- John Bull meets Jim Crow : Jamaican guestworkers in the wartime South -- The race to the bottom : making wartime temporary worker programs permanent and private -- A riotous success : guestworkers, "illegal immigrants, " and the promise of managed migration -- The worst job in the world : the Cuban Revolution, the war on poverty, and the secret rebellion in Florida's cane fields -- Takin' it to the courts : legal services, the UFW, and the battle for the worst jobs in the world -- "For all those bending years" : IRCA, the dog war, and the campaign for legal status -- All the world's a workplace : guestworkers at the turn of the twenty-first century.
ISBN 9780691102689 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691102686 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 711642478