Included in the "Los Angeles Times Book Review's "Best Nonfiction of 2000."
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"Behind the Label should become the definitive work on the apparel industry. . . a goldmine for researchers and for members of the public who want to know how this industry works."Robert J. S. Ross, coauthor of Global Capitalism
Bonacich, Appelbaum, and their collaborators have plunged deep into the labyrinth of the Los Angeles garment industry. They have returned both well-informed and appalled by what they have seen. Here they share observations, conclusions, and recommendations that will stir concern for the conditions of low-wage workers everywhere.”Charles Tilly, author of Durable Inequality