Reviewers: Anathasia Citra and Grace Amin , Ethnic and Third World Literatures (E3W Review of Books)

‘Dying for an iPhone’ This book is relevant and timeless and also will be an excellent journey for academics, students, and practitioners to dive deeper into the world of industrial psychology and crisis communication management of a company. Reviewers: Anathasia Citra and Grace Amin Ethnic and Third World Literatures (E3W Review of Books) Spring 2022,Continue reading “Reviewers: Anathasia Citra and Grace Amin , Ethnic and Third World Literatures (E3W Review of Books)”

Jenny Chan. 2022. “The Foxconn Suicide Express.” Pp. 625-34 in Proletarian China: A Century of Chinese Labour, edited by Ivan Franceschini and Christian Sorace. New York: Verso Books.

Jenny Chan. 2022. “The Foxconn Suicide Express.” Pp. 625-34 in Proletarian China: A Century of Chinese Labour, edited by Ivan Franceschini and Christian Sorace. New York: Verso Books. Link to the Book: https://madeinchinajournal.com/2021/12/01/proletarian-china/ With a workforce of more than one million in mainland China alone, the Taiwanese Foxconn Technology Group is a major contractor for Apple andContinue reading “Jenny Chan. 2022. “The Foxconn Suicide Express.” Pp. 625-34 in Proletarian China: A Century of Chinese Labour, edited by Ivan Franceschini and Christian Sorace. New York: Verso Books.”

Book talk by Professor Dorothy J. Solinger (University of California, Irvine), July 2022

Poverty and Pacification The Chinese State Abandons the Old Working Class By Professor DOROTHY J. SOLINGER Book Content: This groundbreaking book powerfully humanizes the little-known urban workers who have been left behind in China’s single-minded drive to modernize. Dorothy Solinger traces the origins of their plight to the mid-1990s, when the Chinese government found thatContinue reading “Book talk by Professor Dorothy J. Solinger (University of California, Irvine), July 2022”

International Labor Day 2022, Online public event: 2 May 2022 Monday

-이야기 손님 : 제니 챈, 반올림 활동가 -일시 : 2022년 5월 2일(월) 오후 7시 (한국 시각) -장소 : 줌 온라인(신청자에게 링크 발송)  -참가 신청 https://bit.ly/dying_for_an_iphone -문의 : 010-4165-6235 -Speaker : Jenny Chan and a SHARPS activist -Date & time : Monday, May 02, 2022 at 7:00 PM (Korea Standard Time) -Venue : Zoom Online (applicants will be sent a link)  -Registration https://bit.ly/dying_for_an_iphone -Contact Us : +82)10-4165-6235,  sharps@hanmail.net —————————————————– 반도체노동자의 건강과 인권지킴이 ‘반올림’전화: 02-3496-5067Continue reading “International Labor Day 2022, Online public event: 2 May 2022 Monday”

Rural China’s youth struggling in Foxconn iPhone factories, govt slow to act, says sociologist

Chinese workers struggling to assemble iPhones as consumers queue up to buy newest models, says Jenny Chan of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University at Institute of Chinese Studies webinar. PIA KRISHNANKUTTY 10 February, 2022 links to the Full Website: . https://theprint.in/world/rural-chinas-youth-struggling-in-foxconn-iphone-factories-govt-slow-to-act-says-sociologist/826881/

Book talk of Dying for an iPhone in Korean

Dying for an iPhone accuses the working condition of the ‘Electronic Empire’ Foxconn factory that produces Apple products. There is a suicide incident of workers in a huge factory where around 1 million people work and the authors of the book are experiencing brutal working conditions by entering the factory. The translator of the book, regularContinue reading “Book talk of Dying for an iPhone in Korean”

Choice: Dying for an iPhone was included in a feature highlighting the top 75 community college titles, January 2022 (Social & Behavioral Sciences).

The best of all the titles appropriate for two-year colleges reviewed in the January 2022 issue of Choice. Weblink: https://www.choice360.org/choice-pick/the-top-75-community-college-titles-january-2022/

Book Talk. “Dying for an iPhone.” Presented by Dr. Jenny Chan. Moderated by Dr. Anand P.Krishnan.

zoom: https://icsin.org/newsletter/show/wednesday-seminar-book-discussion-dying-for-an-iphone-apple-foxconn-and-the-lives-of-chinas-workers-9th-february-300-pm-ist-zoom-webinar The meeting room will be open from 2:30 PM IST onwards, with the webinar formally starting at 3:00 PM IST (that is, Hong Kong at 5:30PM).

Labour conflict, forms of organization and class

Call for papers Internationally coordinated themed collection sponsored by Global Labour JournalPartecipazione e ConflittoRevista Latinoamericana de Estudios del TrabajoThe Economic and Labour Relations Review Editors: Maurizio Atzeni, Centre for Labour Relations, CEIL/CONICET, ArgentinaJenny Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong KongDevi Sacchetto, University of Padua, Italia Internationally coordinated themed collection In this proposed collection, weContinue reading “Labour conflict, forms of organization and class”

After the Foxconn Suicides in China: A Roundtable on Labor, the State and Civil Society in Global Electronics

Abstract We seek to tackle myriad problems of a global production system in which China is the world’s largest producer and exporter of consumer electronics products. Dying for an iPhone simultaneously addresses the challenges facing Chinese workers while locating them within the global economy through an assessment of the relationship between Foxconn (the largest electronics manufacturer) andContinue reading “After the Foxconn Suicides in China: A Roundtable on Labor, the State and Civil Society in Global Electronics”