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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 2019
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Connery Contemporary Chinese rock musician Xu Duo discusses his evolution as an artist and the genesis of his commitment to socially engaged, worker-oriented art and music. He discusses his role in the New Worker Art Troupe, including activities in and around the Migrant Workers Home...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 219–248.
Published: 01 February 2016
... terms. But in the footnotes that accompany the chapter, Marx quotes the reportage of various humanitarian agencies and the testimony of workers (not The Worker) in a manner that materializes the irreducible particularity of individuals and their historically situated speaking. In this essay, I read...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 May 2019
... mobility and equality in China. A second, on agricultural policy and self-sufficiency, outlines some of the negative consequences resultant from China’s position in the global food system. A third, on irregularities in wage payment and contracts for construction workers, addresses the failure to enforce...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... and the ruling native class. This struggle for the people's socioeconomic rights continues in the age of globalization, as Chinese workers' are increasingly deprived of their security and well-being. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Unless otherwise noted, all translations are mine. Human Rights...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 May 2019
... motif in the production is the hand: the hands of the assembly line, hands that get injured in industrial accidents, hands that link workers together. The excerpt translated here prominently features the hand motif. Grass Stage Theater World Factory assembly line Chinese workers global...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 57–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... relations between either “bourgeoisie” and “workers,” or “elites” and “subalterns,” and place them at their center, need to be revised. Instead, models based on precarity as simultaneously a social and an existential condition are required. This is particularly the case for the academic humanities because...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 75–91.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Pun Ngai; Chris King–Chi Chan © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Unless otherwise indicated, all translations are our own. The Subsumption of Class Discourse in China Pun Ngai and Chris King–Chi Chan Introduction A worker, bearing...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
...- tegration of the commune system and the introduction of the “all-around responsibility system” (da baogan), villages no longer took responsibility for individuals. In cities, the reform of the employment system smashed the “iron bowl” of urban workers. Because rural communities and urban units were...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 215–248.
Published: 01 August 2000
... more or less bound to the feudal conditions from which the planters profited, the white worker survived with the mod- est privilege of his racial status, and the Black worker suffered unspeakable human and economic misery. Here was the reason, necessary and sufficient, for Black Recon...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 79–113.
Published: 01 February 2007
... capitalism. Within the circuit of the IDL, this heterogeneity encompasses the female urban subproletariat. But outside this circuit, there are “subsistence farmers, unorganized peasant labor, the tribals, and the communities of zero workers on the street or in the country- side” (CSS, 288...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 May 2005
... in the economic and cultural globalization of South Korean capital began in the late 1980s. Overseas investment and production have increased dramatically, circumventing regulation by developed coun- tries for Korean products and curbing the cost of production. By 2004, about 400,000 foreign workers had been...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... In the wake of the accident, the government, TEPCO, the mass media, and pronuke scientists have been intentionally veiling information about the magni- tude of radiation exposure and its possible health hazards. People, espe- cially reproductive workers, have begun to take charge of investigating...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... Jews were largely assimilated to capital and the mercantile class, even though they formed the backbone of the labor movement since both Tsarist Russia and Imperial 10  boundary 2  /  Spring 2009 Prussia fueled the Industrial Revolution in Poland with Jewish workers, par- ticularly...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 81–112.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of various interrelated types of female subjects of globalization: educated middle-­class, white-­collar women in professional occupations; female fac- tory workers in export-­oriented industries and newly established industrial zones; and various forms of transnational female labor in low-status­...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 May 2015
... often is tied to a certain industrial nineteenth-­ century figure of the worker who, in facing the capitalist standardization of modes of production, exchanges life force and labor for wages and thus forms a particular proletariat/working class. For Stiegler, however, the pro...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
... end of what they famously label the ‘‘dialectic of enlightenment This familiar Greek tale becomes the story of our own modern fall from grace, with contemporary workers taking on the role of the oarsmen and the modern bourgeoisie as the perfect counterpart for Odysseus. In this reading...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 February 2005
.... Let us start with the question of industrial discipline taken in its broad- est sense, that is, to include not only the practices of monitoring the perfor- mance of workers on the job and punishing them for violation of the rules but also the shaping of their performance via optimized routines...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... This is not capital, land or labor, but the knowl- edge held in the minds of the many workers. Therefore, the leading social classes in post-capitalist society are not the capitalists or the proletariat but information and service workers” (PS, 12–13). Using the United States as an example, Drucker further...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 185–199.
Published: 01 August 2015
...” became a mantra of sorts, allegedly uttered by women empa- thizing with her as a feminine subject of distress, rage, and acting out.7 The ter notoriety. “OL,” or “Office Lady,” refers to female workers in clerical and secretarial positions. 3. While I do not have the space to elaborate here...