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The Maquiladora Reader

Cross-Border Organizing Since NAFTA

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Published by American Friends Service Committee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International - General,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRachael Kamel (Editor), Anya Hoffman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8296279M
    ISBN 100910082359
    ISBN 109780910082358
    OCLC/WorldCa42267068

    s Mexico Border Industrialization Program. 1st in Tecate Electronica del Noroeste S.A.. Assembly plants started the migration of industries in the 70s. Product parts are imported duty-free and then the US only taxes the value added portion of the exports. Mexico has maquiladoras, mil employees and it's 49% of their exports.   - maquiladora OR maquila - (maquiladora OR maquila) AND labour. Summon Search. Use these search terms in the search box below to search all University of Toronto databases and the book catalouge. You can refine your search results by format, subjects, language, and publication date on the left-hand side of the results : Cirhr Library.

    maquiladora (mä-kē′lä-dō′rä) n. An assembly plant in Mexico, especially one along the border between the United States and Mexico, to which foreign materials and parts are shipped and from which the finished product is returned to the original market. [American Spanish, place where the miller's fee is paid, maquiladora, from Spanish. The phenomenon of the female homicides in Ciudad Juárez, called in Spanish feminicidio ("feminicide") involves the violent deaths of hundreds of women and girls since in the northern Mexican region of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, a border city across the Rio Grande from the U.S. city of El Paso, of Febru , the number of murdered women in Cause: robbery, gang wars, rape.

    Manufacturing In Mexico: The Mexican In-Bond (Maquila) Program The Most Commonly Asked Questions. By: Aureliano Gonzalez Baz. 1. What is a Maquiladora? After slicing through all of the numerous definitions that cloud this question, the answer is, simply, that a maquiladora is a Mexican Corporation which operates under a maquila program approved for it by the Mexican . The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.


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The Maquiladora Reader Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Maquiladora Reader book Maquiladora Reader brings us all up to speed on the complex Realities of life on the Mexico-U.S. border, never reducing women workers to mere victims, revealing them to be analyzing, strategizing agents, whose actions will play a major part in Author: Anya Hoffman.

maquiladoras (mäkē´lädō´räs), Mexican assembly plants that manufacture finished goods for export to The Maquiladora Reader book United maquiladoras are generally owned by non-Mexican corporations.

They take advantage of plentiful lower-cost Mexican labor, advantageous tariff regulations (lessened somewhat as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement), and close. A maquiladora ([makilaˈðoɾa]), or maquila (IPA:), is a company that allows factories to be largely duty free and factories take raw materials and assemble, manufacture, or process them and export the finished product.

These factories and systems are present throughout Latin America, including Mexico, Paraguay, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. THE MAQUILADORA READER is an important new book on grassroots labor activism in the global economic arena.

Subtitled "Cross-Border Organizing Since NAFTA," this compilation documents how workers and their allies are reaching across the border to search for new answers to the challenges of globalization.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maquiladora reader. Philadelphia, PA: American Friends Service Committee, (OCoLC) Document Type. Prieto wisely lets the responses of the women she interviewed for Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladora dictate the structure of its chapters, and as a result, her book remains a very readable account of the maquiladora experience thirty years after her research was conducted/5.

Mystic-pop trio Maquiladora was founded inwith Eric Nielsen (who fronts High Mountain Tempel) and his Buzz or Howl bandmate Bruce McKenzie, along with Phil Beaumont (later to. The emergence of global assembly plants is closely linked to the creation of a global female industrial labor force.

Women and Work in Mexico's Maquiladoras examines this larger process in Mexico, where-despite a century of industrialization and a tradition of well-paid, highly organized, male workers-the maquiladora factories have turned to predominantly female by: The Mexico Reader is a vivid introduction to muchos Méxicos—the many Mexicos, or the many varied histories and cultures that comprise contemporary lleled in scope and written for the traveler, student, and expert alike, the collection offers a comprehensive guide to the history and culture of Mexico—including its difficult, uneven modernization; the ways the 5/5(1).

The Colonias Reader is the first book to present such a broad overview of these communities, offering a glimpse into life in the colonias and the circumstances that allow them to continue to exist—and even grow—in persistent poverty. The contributors document the depth of existing problems in each state and describe how government agencies.

The Life of a Maquiladora Worker Interview by David Bacon TIJUANA, BAJA CALIFORNIA (8/9/96) - Tijuana is, in many ways, the dark underside of the economy of San Diego and Southern California.

San Diego's industrial workforce lives on the south side of the border - the workers of the maquiladoras. The permit allows the maquiladora enterprise to buy items they will export to Mexico without paying sales tax. Sellers are not required to confirm an entity's permit status in order to accept an exemption certificate, but the maquiladora enterprise must give the seller a properly completed Texas Maquiladora Exemption Certificate (PDF) along.

Maquiladoras are mostly found in the Mexican border states of Baja California and Chihuahua. To be precise, the 6 border states of Mexico that make up the maquiladora border are: Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora, and Tamaulipas.

Most of the maquiladoras however, are found in Ciudad Juarez and in Tijuana, Mexico. Published originally as La flor mas bella de la maquiladora, this beautifully written book is based on interviews the author conducted with more than fifty Mexican women who work in the assembly plants along the U.S.-Mexico border.A descriptive analytic study conducted in the late s, the book uses compelling testimonials to detail the struggles these women : University of Texas Press.

Maquiladora, byname maquila, manufacturing plant that imports and assembles duty-free components for export. The arrangement allows plant owners to take advantage of low-cost labour and to pay duty only on the “value added”—that is, on the value of the finished product minus the total cost of the components that had been imported to make it.

The vast majority of. Maquiladoras are quite prevalent in Mexican cities such as Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez and Matamoros that lie directly across the border from the interstate highway-connected U.S. cities of San Diego (California), El Paso (Texas), and Brownsville (Texas), : Matt Rosenberg.

Chapter Maquiladoras: The View from the Inside. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Chapter Author(s) P.M. Fernandez-Kelly Date Page start Page end Is part of Book Title The women, gender, and development reader Author(s) Nalini Visvanathan Date Publisher Zed Books Pub place London EISSN eBook.

A maquiladora (or IMMEX) operation is a Mexican manufacturer that is wholly owned by a foreign parent. This arrangement allows the foreign company to import inputs needed for manufacturing without being subject to duties. The goods can be manufactured in Mexico, and, subsequently, exported back across the border to consumer markets.

discouraged maquiladora expansion or even discouraged maquiladora operations in general. On its own, NAFTA has begun to allow U.S.-Mexico production-sharing operations in the maquiladora mode, but without the maquiladora program.

By the majority of imports that used to be processed under the maquiladora. Maquiladoras and Migration: Workers in the Mexico-United States Border Industrialization Program Mitchell A.

Seligson, Edward J. Williams Mexico-U.S. Border Research Program, University of Texas, - Industrial policy - pages. A Brief History of the Maquiladora Industry. The term “maquila” or “maquiladora” refers to a manufacturing facility that is a part of the maquiladora industry, a driving force in Mexico manufacturing.

Maquiladora in Mexico first operated under a specific government program known as the Maquila Program, created in to facilitate. Where the maquiladora industry is heavily concentrated, as it is in Ciudad Juarez (across from El Paso, Texas), maquiladora trade accounts for as much as 80 percent of import trade with Mexico.

Laredo, where 40 percent of the total value of U.S.-Mexico (maquiladora and non-maquiladora) overland merchandise passes, has always been a vital cross Author: Carlos Rovelo.Maquiladoras started in Mexico in the s.

Originally, the program, set up by the Mexican government, was meant to attract foreign companies to set up their manufacturing in Mexico, thus boosting Mexico’s own attract foreign businesses, the maquiladora program offered tax benefits on imported goods and equipment that were used for their manufacturing processes.