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A multidisciplinary journal providing analysis of the latest political, economical, social and cultural trends in the Chinese world Publisher: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Sign-in or register now to continue. If there is work, they come; if not, they go. Jayaram Top of page. The book pays greater attention to the structures of domination and to the political economy of the sectors studied. Pun suggests that a silent social revolution is underway in China and that these young migrant workers are its agents.
A very interesting look at young women dagongmei working in Chinese factories in Shenzhen, which is called the factory to Hong Kong’s storefront. Development practitioners will find the rich empirical data, which corroborate some field reports, useful to shape policy.
Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Those who prosper in the SEZ, besides foreign capitalist investors, are those who were born in Shenzhen when the Maoist-era village commune government transformed into a parent company that spawned various production enterprises in Their Characteristic is that they are active and flexible in the market. Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace.
In chapter 1, “State Meets Capital: Pun suggests that a silent social revolution is underway in China and that these young migrant workers are its agents.
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Account Options Sign in. Development practitioners will find the rich empirical data, which corroborate some field reports, useful to shape policy. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Made in China is a compelling look at the lives of these women, workers caught between the competing demands of global capitalism, the socialist state, and the patriarchal family.
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Chan, Labor Studies Journal. Scream, Dream, and Transgression in the Workplace 7. As China has evolved into an industrial powerhouse over the past two decades, a new class of workers has developed: The following text was written and circulated by the Shenzhen Labour Bureau in Table of contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 1.
Description As China has evolved into an industrial powerhouse over the past two decades, a new class of workers has developed: Lobur, International Feminist Journal of Politics. In lieu of an abstract, here chkna a brief excerpt of the content: The number of copies requested, the school and professor requesting For reprints and subsidiary rights, please also note: Follow us RSS feed. Looking for beautiful books? Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace. In this multilayered ethnography, Pun Ngai, from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, analyzes the Chinese dagongmei”a new social body” p.
Imagining Sex and Gender in the Workplace 6. The new industrial proletariat has lost its former privileged gongren status in post-Mao China as government reform leaders seek to eradicate the language ngxi class struggle and replace it with the madf of capitalist growth and development and consumer desire.
Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace. They undertake physically exhausting work in urban factories for an average of four or five years before returning home. Pun worked in an electronics factory, where all the Yet they are still eager to leave home. Pun suggests that a silent social revolution is underway in China and that these young migrant workers are its agents.
A multidisciplinary journal providing analysis of the latest political, economical, social and cultural trends in the Chinese world. Pun Ngai’s contribution provides us with a thoughtful and empathetic analysis setting a new standard for both the value of ethnographic fieldwork in China as well as proposing new approaches to the study of social class.
In particular, her first article in 2 minutely described the spatio-temporal control over female workers in the production regime of a Shenzhen factory, combining Foucauldian and Marxist approaches; or again her description of the triple constraints — patriarchy, Party-state, and global capitalism — fashioning the subjectivity of rural women when it comes to their decision to leave their villages.
The timetable not only stratifies and regulates the working time of ni dagonmeibut also leaves them with not enough time to establish any sort of private life of their own.
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The Best Books of She looks at acts of resistance and transgression in the workplace, positing that the chronic pains—such as backaches and headaches—that many of the women experience are as indicative of resistance to oppressive working conditions as they are of defeat. Because of state laws dictating that those born in the countryside cannot permanently inn their villages, and familial pressure for young women to marry by their late twenties, the dagongmei are transient labor.
This working pu possesses an active “class-conscious” agency according to Pun, who cites workers’ poems and graffiti expressing resistance to the commodification and exploitation of their bodies.