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Author Prentice, Rebecca, author
Title Thiefing a chance : factory work, illicit labor, and neoliberal subjectivities in Trinidad / Rebecca Prentice
Imprint Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2015]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HD8039.C6 T7 2015    AVAILABLE    30520020829553
Descript xiii, 229 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-224) and index
List of illustrations -- Map of trinidad -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Being a factory the signature way -- Raced and emplaced : the signature fashions workers -- "Is we own factory" : thiefing a chance on the shop floor -- "Keeping up with style" : the struggle for skill -- "Use a next hand" : risk, injury the body at work -- "Kidnapping go build back we economy" : criminal tropes in neoliberal capitalism -- Conclusions: work, risk and love -- Endnotes -- Bibliography
Subject Clothing workers -- Trinidad
Clothing factories -- Trinidad
Work environment -- Trinidad
Neoliberalism -- Trinidad
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