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Chinese labor in a Korean factory : class, ethnicity, and productivity on the shop floor in globalizing China

Author: Jaesok Kim
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title draws on fieldwork in a multinational corporation (MNC) in Qingdao, China, and delves into the power dynamics at play between Korean management, Chinese migrant workers local-level Chinese government officials, and Chinese local gangs. This ethnography demonstrates how a particular MNC struggled with the pressure to be increasingly profitable while negotiating the clash of Korean and Chinese cultures  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kim, Jaesok.
Chinese labor in a Korean factory.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012034936
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jaesok Kim
ISBN: 9780804786126 0804786127
OCLC Number: 904300317
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 24 févr. 2015).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xii, 290 p.)
Contents: The politics of spatial divisions and the living environment --
The politics of nationality, ethnicity, and status : the case of the factory office --
The making of Chinese industrial workers --
Korean management in a Chinese workshop : economic globalization and the changing factory regime --
Pitfalls of globalization : local government and its impact on the factory regime --
Clash of the global and the local --
Globalizing capital and the bleak future of Chinese workers.
Responsibility: Jaesok Kim.

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This ethnographic account invites readers to consider a fascinating case of globalized labor - a Korean-owned and managed factory in China, operated by Chinese laborers, where the clash of cultures,  Read more...

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