Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace

Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace[Epub] ➚ Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace By Pun Ngai – Oaklandjobs.co.uk As China has evolved into an industrial powerhouse over the past two decades a new class of workers has developed the dagongmei or working girls The dagongmei are women in their late teens and early t As China has evolved China: Women Kindle ´ into an industrial powerhouse over the past two decades a new class of workers has developed the dagongmei or working girls The dagongmei are women in their late teens and early twenties who move from rural areas to urban centers to work in factories Because of state laws dictating that Made in PDF \ those born in the countryside cannot permanently leave their villages and familial pressure for young women to marry by their late twenties the dagongmei are transient labor They undertake physically exhausting work in urban factories for an average of four or five years before returning home The young women are not coerced to work in in China: Women MOBI í the factories; they know about the twelve hour shifts and the hardships of industrial labor Yet they are still eager to leave home 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 familyPun Ngai conducted ethnographic in China: Women Factory Workers MOBI :¼ work at an electronics factory in southern China’s Guangdong province in the Shenzhen special economic zone where foreign owned factories are proliferating For eight months she slept in the employee dormitories and worked on the shop floor alongside the women whose lives she chronicles Pun illuminates the workers’ perspectives and experiences describing the lure of consumer desire and especially the minutiae of factory life 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 Pun suggests that a silent social revolution is underway in China and that these young migrant workers are its agents. bardzo dobrze napisany i zrobiony reportaż autorka patrzy na opisywane sytuacje z wielu różnych perspektyw stara się dociec powodów różnych zjawisk i analizuje je dokładnie książka bardzo dobrze przedstawia systemowo problem z kapitalizmem i wywołaną nim indywidualizacją a w zasadzie alienacją i narzucaniem ciągłej konkurencji osób z klasy robotniczej excellent balance between theory and ethnography and between the analysis of injustice and passion for justice a must read for those who want to know who make your i phone Great ethnology of the Dangomei The author deplores how she arrived at the factory what the conditions are for most Dangomei where the workers originate from and what can be expected of them long term Despite the gap in time since published the narrative she depicts is still relevant to most ODM facilities present in China particularly southern China near Guangzho If you really want to understand why people not only in Chinabut other countries decide to work for less than 1 a day read this book to figure it out Big business big for the government so these conditions will remain for the foreseeable future Excellent book but not an easy read A deep ethnographic analysis of one manufacturing plant in China and how the workers there are exploited subtly and explicitly on a macro and micro scale in a variety of ways

Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace
  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace
  • Pun Ngai
  • English
  • 21 July 2015
  • 9781932643008