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Title Free trade and uneven development : the North American apparel industry after NAFTA / edited by Gary Gereffi, David Spener, and Jennifer Bair.
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2002.
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 Floor3  HD9940.N72 F74 2002    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 356 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The apparel industry and North American economic integration / David Spener, Gary Gereffi, and Jennifer Bair -- NAFTA and the apparel commodity chain: corporate strategies, interfirm networks, and industrial upgrading / Jennifer Bair and Gary Gereffi -- Subcontracting networks in the New York City garment industry: changing characteristics in a global era / Florence Palpacuer -- The impact of North American economic integration on the Los Angeles apparel industry / Judi A. Kessler -- The new sweatshops in the United States: how new, how real, how many, and why? / Robert J.S. Ross -- Labor's response to global production / Edna Bonacich -- The unraveling seam: NAFTA and the decline of the apparel industry in El Paso, Texas / David Spener -- Tex Mex: linkages in a binational garment district? The garment industries in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez / Robine van Dooren -- Commodity chains and industrial organization in the apparel industry in Monterrey and Ciudad Juárez / Jorge Carrilo, Alfredo Hualde, and Araceli Almarez -- Torreón: the new blue jeans capital of the world / Gary Gereffi, Martha Martinez, and Jennifer Bair -- Learning and the limits of foreign partners as teachers / Enrique Dussel Peters, Clemente Ruiz Durán, and Michael J. Piore -- Knitting the networks between Mexican producers and the U.S. market / Ulrik Vangstrup -- Fragmented markets, elaborate chains: the retail distribution of imported clothing in Mexico / Jorge Mendoza, Fernando Pozos Ponce, and David Spener -- When does apparel become a peril? On the nature of industrialization in the Caribbean basin / Michael Mortimore -- Can the Dominican Republic's export-processing zones survive NAFTA? / Dale T. Mathews -- NAFTA and uneven development in the North American apparel industry / Jennifer Bair, David Spener, and Gary Gereffi.
Subject Clothing trade -- North America.
Clothing trade -- Government policy -- North America.
Textile industry -- North America.
Textile industry -- Government policy -- North America.
Free trade -- North America.
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17)
Related Names Gereffi, Gary.
Spener, David, 1961-
Bair, Jennifer, 1973-
ISBN 1566399688 (pbk. : alk. paper)
156639967X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 48661257