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Hanging by a Thread : Social Change in Southern Textiles.

Author/Creator:
Leiter, Jeffrey.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
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1 online resource (259 pages)
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Subjects:
Southern States-Social conditions-1865-1945.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Hanging by a Thread brings together research by sociologists and historians on textile workers in the southern United States.
Contents:
Cover
Title
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Contents
TABLES AND FIGURES
PREFACE
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1 Southern Textiles: Contested Puzzles and Continuing Paradoxes
PART II: INDUSTRIALIZATION AND LABOR RECRUITMENT
2 Poor Girls Who Might Otherwise Be Wretched: The Origins of Paternalism in North Carolina's Mills, 1836-1880
3 Technology, Gender, and Rural Culture: Normandy and the Piedmont
4 Determinants of Industrialization on the North American "Periphery"
PART III: PATERNALISM AND WORKER PROTEST
5 Choosing between the Ham and the Union: Paternalism in the Cone Mills of Greensboro, 1925-1930
6 "Jesus Leads Us, Cooper Needs Us, the Union Feeds Us": The 1958 Harriet-Henderson Textile Strike
7 The Brown Lung Association and Grass-Roots Organizing
PART IV: CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS
8 Employment Patterns in the British and U.S. Textile Industries: A Comparative Analysis of Recent Gender Changes
9 Robotics, Electronics, and the American Textile Industry
10 The Deindustrialization of the Textile South: A Case Study
PART V: CONCLUSION
11 Facing Extinction?
REFERENCES
CONTRIBUTORS
INDEX.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Schulman, Michael.
Zingraff, Rhonda.
Other format:
Print version: Leiter, Jeffrey Hanging by a Thread
ISBN:
9781501745249
9780875461731
OCLC:
1125110393