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ISBN: 9781932643183

Made in China-CL

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2005
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Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781932643183
ISBN-10:
1932643184
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Acknowledgments Introduction 1. State Meets Capital: The Making and Unmaking of a New Chinese Working Class 2. Marching from the Village: Women‘s Struggles between Work and Family 3. The Social Body, the Art of Discipline and Resistance 4. Becoming Dagongmei: Politics of Identities and Differences 5. Imagining Sex and Gender in the Workplace 6. Scream, Dream, and Transgression in the Workplace 7. Approaching a Minor Genre of Resistance Notes References Index
As China has evolved into an industrial powerhouse over the past two decades, a new class of workers has developed: th 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.