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Author Chang, Leslie T.

Title Factory girls : from village to city in a changing China / Leslie T. Chang.

Imprint New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  331.4 Chang    ---  Available
Edition Spiegel & Grau trade pbk. ed.
Description 431 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 410-416).
Contents Going out -- The city -- To die poor is a sin -- The talent market -- Factory girls -- The stele with no name -- Square and round -- Eight-minute date -- Assembly-line English -- The village -- The historian in my family -- The South China mall -- Love and money -- The tomb of the emperor -- Perfect health.
Indexed In: Pub Weekly, August 2008
Booklist, October 2008
New York Times, November 2008
Kirkus Review, September 2008
Summary Examines the lives of female migrant factory workers in China, focusing on the experiences of two young women and including the author's story of her family's migration within China and to the West.
Audience Adult Follett School Solutions.
Subject Manufacturing industries -- China -- Employees.
Women migrant labor.
Young women -- China -- Employment.
ISBN 9780385520188

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