Mask of Democracy: Labor Suppression in Mexico Today
by Dan La Botz
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Publication Date: 1992
Publisher: South End Press
Topics: Corporate Rule, Democracy: Theory & Practice, History: Local to Global, Labor & Work / Classism, Mexico, Race & Civil Rights, Sexism / Patriarchy
Description: Incorporating scores of interviews with Mexican rank-and-file workers, labor union officials, women's organizations, lawyers, and human rights activists, La Botz illustrates the history of Mexican workers and offers insights into their post-NAFTA prospects. Co-published with ILRERF - the International Labor Rights Education and Research Fund.
Review(s): "Until competing societies agree upon common, enforceable standards as an integral part of accelerating global economic integration, the widening gap in the quality of life between working people and privileged elites that Dan La Botz describes in Mexico will replicate itself time and time again." - Representative George Brown