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Author Zlolniski, Christian,
Title Janitors, street vendors, and activists : the lives of Mexican immigrants in Silicon Valley / Christian Zlolniski.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006.

Author Zlolniski, Christian,
Subject Mexicans -- Employment -- California -- Santa Clara County -- Santa Clara Valley.
Foreign workers, Mexican -- California -- Santa Clara County -- Santa Clara Valley.
Unskilled labor -- California -- Santa Clara County -- Santa Clara Valley.
Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mexican immigrants in Silicon Valley -- The subcontracting of Mexican janitors in the high-tech industry -- Working in the informal economy -- Mexican families in Santech -- Community politics in the barrio -- Conclusion : subproletarians in a postindustrial economy.
Summary This highly accessible, engagingly written book exposes the underbelly of California's Silicon Valley, the most successful high-technology region in the world, in a vivid ethnographic study of Mexican immigrants employed in Silicon Valley's low-wage jobs.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780520939172 (electronic bk.)
0520939174 (electronic bk.)
1423745531 (electronic bk.)
9781423745532 (electronic bk.)
1598759272
9781598759273
9780520246416 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520246411 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520246430 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0520246438 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 62860949
Additional Format Print version: Zlolniski, Christian. Janitors, street vendors, and activists. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006 0520246411 0520246438 (DLC) 2005008439 (OCoLC)58604774


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