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Women Migrant Workers in China's Economic Reform

F. Xu
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Klappentext Women Migrant Workers in China's Economic Reform studies unmarried women migrant workers in China. As international migrants in China's richest province! they work in silk! one of China's oldest and most symbolically-charged industries. Through extensive interviews and a wide-ranging interpretation of the secondary literature! this book brings an interdisciplinary approach to its study of power and identity. Gender! class! and local identities matter in the factories and streets of a one-industry town! and municipal and factory leaders seek to rework these over-shifting forces to build a low-cost! reliable labour force. The women in question seek to rework these disadvantages by the same forces! have other aspirations! Zusammenfassung Women Migrant Workers in China's Economic Reform studies unmarried women migrant workers in China. As international migrants in China's richest province! they work in silk! one of China's oldest and most symbolically-charged industries. Inhaltsverzeichnis Acknowledgements List of Maps List of Figures Glossary Acronyms Introduction The 'Strategic Silence' and 'Tactical Noise' in Economic Reform 'Emergent Classes' and Sicheng Society Building Material and Spiritual Civilization in Sicheng New Factory Women in Time and Space A Close Watch in a Tight Space: Multiple Foci of Labour Control Identities of Migrant Workers: The Intersection of Gender! Class and Place of Origin Conclusion Bibliography Index

Autorentext
FENG XU teaches political science at Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, where she also serves as director of the International Relations Program. She left China in 1990 to pursue her master's in political science at York University, Toronto, Canada, and received her doctorate there in 1998.

Inhalt

Acknowledgements List of Maps List of Figures Glossary Acronyms Introduction The 'Strategic Silence' and 'Tactical Noise' in Economic Reform 'Emergent Classes' and Sicheng Society Building Material and Spiritual Civilization in Sicheng New Factory Women in Time and Space A Close Watch in a Tight Space: Multiple Foci of Labour Control Identities of Migrant Workers: The Intersection of Gender, Class and Place of Origin Conclusion Bibliography Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Women Migrant Workers in China's Economic Reform
Autor:
F. Xu
EAN: 9780333918197
ISBN: 978-0-333-91819-7
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Sozialwissenschaften allgemein
Anzahl Seiten: 239
Gewicht: g
Größe: H20mm x B225mm x T145mm
Jahr: 2000
Auflage: 2000

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