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Fast Boat to China: High-Tech Outsourcing and the Consequences of Free Trade: Lessons from Shanghai (Vintage)

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In this engaging and informative book, Ross shows how the Chinese workforce has inherited many of the same worries as American workers, such as job instability, long hours, and awareness of their own expendability. This is an eye-opening exploration of an unseen side of the globalized world.

About the Author

Andrew Ross is Professor of American Studies at New York University. He is the author of seven books, including No-Collar: The Humane Workplace and its Hidden Costs, The Celebration Chronicles: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney's New Town and Low Pay, High Profile: The Global Push for Fair Labor. He has also edited six books, including No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers, and, most recently, Anti-Americanism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400095544
Author:
Ross, Andrew
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Globalization
Subject:
Labor
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 PHOTOGRAPHS; 1 MAP
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.00x5.00x.50 in. .67 lbs.

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