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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 in...
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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 “The...
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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
... imperialist powers 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...
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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 (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. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Grass Stage Theater World...
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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 no...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (3): 215–248.
Published: 01 August 2000
... 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- struction. The Long Depression of 1873darkened the prospects...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 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 hired to meet the labor shortage in the low-wage sector...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 37–54.
Published: 01 August 2015
... exposure and its possible health hazards. People, espe- cially reproductive workers, have begun to take charge of investigating the state of contamination and researching its effects. Their unwaged role, which had long been veiled under Japan’s postwar prosperity, has come to the fore in two ways...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 79–113.
Published: 01 February 2007
... superexploited under global 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...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
... reform of the employment system smashed the “iron bowl” of urban workers. Because rural communities and urban units were deprived of social functions and turned into purely economic institu- tions, farmers and workers were forced to get by with reduced entitlement to assistance and security...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Jewish workers, par- ticularly in the textile and machine tool industries. Jewish workers, and their unions, were acknowledged only in the thirties when they were depicted as agents of the Soviet Union and alien to the Polish nation. The appeal to pre-partition Poland as a model for Poland...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Morris listens to Marx in detail, or rather to Marx as a listener and transcriber of workers. In “The Working Day” chapter of Capital, Morris detects a tension between dialectic and dialect, a tension between the voice of The Worker who confronts capital head-­on and the voices of actual workers...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 February 2005
... production of obedience in large hierarchical organizations. 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...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 271–272.
Published: 01 February 2004
... writing a book on the rhetorics of atrocity in Romantic Ireland. Bruce Nelson is professor of history at Dartmouth College. He is the author of Workers on the Waterfront (1988) and Divided We Stand: American Workers and the Struggle for Black Equality (2001), and has been the recipient of fellowships...
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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 (2013) 40 (2): 81–112.
Published: 01 May 2013
... fac- tory workers in export-­oriented industries and newly established industrial zones; and various forms of transnational female labor in low-status­ “femi- nized” occupations such as domestic helpers, workers in restaurants and hotels, entertainers, and sex workers.21 As Jayati Ghosh puts it...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 151–167.
Published: 01 May 2005
... that also flags the ontic 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...