Late to Class Podcast w/ Hank Sanders, and Jenny Chan (13 September 2022)

Episode 17: Foxconn (Jenny Chan, coauthor of Dying for an iPhone) As Apple prepares to release the latest edition of the iPhone 14, LTC asks a burning question: what goes into the manufacturing of an Apple product? Professor Jenny Chan spent several years going behind the scenes at one of the main factories where iPhones andContinue reading “Late to Class Podcast w/ Hank Sanders, and Jenny Chan (13 September 2022)”

Poverty and Pacification: A Conversation with Dorothy J. Solinger

Dorothy J. Solinger’s latest book, Poverty and Pacification: The Chinese State Abandons the Old Working Class (Rowman & Littlefield, 2022), is dedicated to ‘all of those whose lives were wrenched’ in globalising China. Solinger is passionate about working people, including rural migrants and laid-off urban workers, as reflected in her decades-long commitment to activism and scholarship. AsContinue reading Poverty and Pacification: A Conversation with Dorothy J. Solinger

Review of Dr. Eric FLORENCE from China Perspectives (2022)

‘Dying for an iPhone is an important addition to a substantive body of scholarship on the politics of labour in post-socialist China…. It will be of great interest both for teaching purposes and for scholars, journalists, and social activists interested in global labour.” —Eric Florence, China Perspectives 2022/2 (June), pp. 79-80 Full Text in : https://doi.org/10.4000/chinaperspectives.13877

Asian Platform Labour Conference 2022

Asian Platform Labour Conference 2022 Date: 18-19 Aug 2022 Conference website (https://asianplatform2022.org/) Department of Social Development, National Pingtung University, Taiwan Fairwork Foundation, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford Digital Organisation and Society Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London Keynote Speaker: Jack Qiu, National University of Singapore Speakers and Participants (to be updated): Tat Chor Au-Yueng, LingnanContinue reading “Asian Platform Labour Conference 2022”

ISA World Congress 2023 (Melbourne, Australia)

RC44 Members Thanks to all who submitted potential sessions for the 2023 ISA Congress! The committee selected the following to move forward: Authoritarian Innovations in Labour Governance (Michael Gillan and Michele Ford) Collective and Connective Action: Workers and Social Media (Joerg Nowak and Marco Santana) Gendered Workplace Violence: What Role for the Labour Movement? (KristyContinue reading “ISA World Congress 2023 (Melbourne, Australia)”

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”