Journal of Asian Studies: a new Book Review of Dying for an iPhone

‘Dying for an iPhone by Jenny Chan, Mark Selden, and Pun Ngai is a detailed unpacking and deconstruction of the tales that Foxconn and Apple spewed to the world…. We learn of the use of student interns, of the differential ways in which young men and women negotiated their loves and desires, and of the near-impossibleContinue reading “Journal of Asian Studies: a new Book Review of Dying for an iPhone”

Dan V. Hirslund, The Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies

‘Dying for an iPhone is an important book.…why iPhones continue to kill despite the advances made in ‘fair trade’ and other solidarity movements… Workers and disenfranchised populations all over the globe are feeling the brunt of capitalism’s advances in the past decades. But what sort(s) of movement(s) would it take to confront the unequal accumulation ofContinue reading “Dan V. Hirslund, The Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies”