With an eye on speedups of production and circulation in our digital economy, this chapter looks into the booming Chinese express delivery sector through the lens of the intersection of class, gender, and migrant labor.
The author gratefully acknowledges the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation and the East and Inner Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies for their funding support (AAS EIAC Grant: #1171163).
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