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Research on maquilas in Central America

Research on maquilas in Central America

[report of the research on the maquila in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador

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Published by Centro de Estudios Y Analysis Socio Laborales?. in [S.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Offshore assembly industry -- Guatemala,
  • Offshore assembly industry -- Honduras,
  • Offshore assembly industry -- El Salvador

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCentro de Estudios y Analysis Socio Laborales
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21411172M

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the From The Finca To The Maquila: Labor And Capitalist Development In Central America by Juan Pablo Perez Sainz at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Alvarado enslaves the Mayan kingdoms of Cakchiquel, Mam, and Ixil.; Independence Movement; — Federal Republic of Central America Independence and annexation by the Mexican Empire; — Greater Republic of Central America; — Central American crisis. — Guatemalan Civil War; Nicaragua. — Banana WarsMissing: maquilas.

    Research on agricultural development in Central America. New York, Agricultural Development Council [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Heraclio A Lombardo; Agricultural Development g: maquilas. Factory jobs began to leave central Mexico, and workers followed the jobs from central Mexico to the maquilas in the north and on the border. In , maquiladoras overtook tourism as the largest source of foreign exchange, and since they have been the second largest industry in Mexico behind the petroleum industry. NAFTA.

      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 industrialization on the United States-Mexican. Her book Working Hard, Drinking Hard: On Violence and Survival in Honduras (University of California Press, ) examines the formation of Honduran subjectivities through an analysis of three intertwined topics: violence, alcohol, and maquiladoras. In the book she argues that the symbolic violence resulting from Hondurans’ embodied obsession Occupation: Associate Professor.


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His research interest is focused mainly in the study of labor and maquiladora industry in Central America and Mexico through the lens of critical Latin American political economy. Among his publications stands the book Honduras: maquilando subdesarrollo en la mundialización (Honduras: Manufacturing Underdevelopment in Globalization).

Central America Maquiladoras and Their Impact on Economic Growth and Employment By Vargas-Hernandez, Jose G European Research Studies, Vol.

14, No. 1, January Read preview Overview Run for the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings By Steven W. Bender New York University Press, John Booth and Mitchell A.

Seligson, The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America: Political Support and Democracy in Eight Latin American dge: Cambridge University Press, Development and Underdevelopment: The Political Economy of Global Inequality, 4th edition, co-edited with John r, CO: Lynne Reinner Publishers, Maquilas in Central America Chapter 7 / Export Processing Zones (EPZs) and Maquilas Maquila refers to a system of production, or a factory, in which imported materials undergo a process of assembly or manufacturing, before being re-exported and sold abroad.

Several analyses of the endogenous determinants of maquiladoras consider both the size of the enterprise and the intensity of research and technological development. The analysis of exogenous determinants of foreign direct investment in the maquiladora plants, takes into account the host country localization advantages, market size and labor.

Central America countries must design and implement strategies of diversification of maquiladora in industrial sectors that require greater added value and technological innovation processes.

Key words: Central America, economic growth, employment, in bound industries. JEL: F14, F23, F43, J71, J 1. While the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) remains a hotly debated issue in all five Central American countries that are part of the treaty, most discussions are based on preconceived opinions rather than grounded in research-based results.

Maquila Workers’ Health: Basic Issues, What is Known, and a Pilot Study in Nicaragua working in maquilas in Central Am erica, and ethnicity are intertwined in Central America, with the. Between andthe Added Value of Production of the Maquila industry in the country increased by %, and by the increase is expected to be 7%.

The Gross Added Value (GVA) of the maquila registered in an amount of $ million, $ million higher than the previous year, informed the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH). On the basis of extensive research on women in Mexico's and Central America's maquiladoras (assembly plants that produce export goods), this paper aims.

Historical Fiction set in Latin America Novels or short-stories set primarily in Latin America (Mexico, Central America, or South America), set in the past (most of the events of the book occuring at least 40 years prior to the date of publication).Missing: maquilas.

A method for identifying the influence and effects that the use of Advanced Manufacturing Tools (AMTs) has on the manufacturing competitiveness of maquiladoras in the apparel industry in Central America (Figs. 1, 2 y 3). Although this methodology uses techniques for handling small size samples, the methodology could also be used in other Cited by: 7.

‘For two weeks in April, Marina toured the United States talking to concerned consumers about the importance of union organizing in the now infamous maquilas in Central America.’ ‘The labor that Ismaela and other women will perform in maquilas will not improve their standard of living or the quality of their lives, but it will increase the profits of the transnationals.’.

In the countries of Central America and the Caribbean there are just under one million people working in this type of factories. The maquilas are also located on the high seas; In the Bahamas, Malta and Panama; In ships adapted as factories, with workers that mostly come from Southeast Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe.

Tourism in Central America, Social conflict in a new setting Ernest Cañada This paper is part of the project “Communications initiative on economic change, human mobility, tourism, and territorial governance in Central America,” co-implemented by Fundación PRISMA and Alba Sud (May April ).

A version of this paper was included in File Size: 1MB. maquiladoras continue to shape regional trade along the U.S.-Mexico border. There are two key dates that mark recent economic history on the U.S.-Mexico border.

First was the passage of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an event that brought great optimism about the future of.

While the maquiladora export industry is sometimes touted as a symbol of progress and development in underdeveloped countries, the reality for many workers implies otherwise. In Central America, maquilas act as multinational levers to gain profit, but are not a guarantee of a sufficient income for workers.

According to a report [PDF] published by labor and [ ]. This website is a companion to the book The Violence of Development, by Martin book examines the failure of ‘development’ in Central America, where despite billions of dollars of development funding and positive indicators of economic growth, poverty remains entrenched and violence g: maquilas.

A method for estimating the influence of advanced manufacturing tools on the manufacturing competitiveness of Maquiladoras in the apparel industry in Central America Author links open overlay panel Jared R. Ocampo a Juan Carlos Hernández-Matías b Antonio Vizán bCited by: 7.

recherche sur les maquiladoras du sud du mexique et en amÉrique centrale: travail, genre et identitÉ research on the maquiladoras of southern mexico and central america: work, gender and identity.

by marie-france labrecque and beatriz castilla ramos. abstract. In Central America, the transnational model of accumulation that took hold during the boom has involved a vast expansion of maquiladoras producing garments, electronics, and other industrial goods, agro-industrial complexes, mining and raw material extraction, global banking, tourism, and the “retail revolution,” or the spread of Walmart.

According to government press releases, the new center will more efficiently connect these migrants, mainly from Central American countries like El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, with some of the alm vacancies in the maquiladora manufacturing sector along .Globalization and the Maquiladoras Magazine article.

By: Jen Soriano Date: Novem Source: Soriano, Jen. "Globalization and the Maquiladoras." Mother Jones (Novem ). About the Author: Jen Soriano is a staff writer for Mother Jones, an independent, nonprofit magazine known for its commitment to social justice and its investigative reporting.