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Dying for an iPhone: The Hidden Struggle of China’s Workers

Jenny Chan
16:30 - 18:00
Oxford Internet Institute
1 St Giles
Oxford
OX1 3JS

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Jenny Chan is Lecturer of Sociology at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford. Educated at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong, she was a Reid Research Scholar while pursuing her PhD at the University of London. In 2013-2014 she received the prestigious Great Britain-China Educational Award. Currently she serves as Board Member of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Labor Movements (2014-2018). Her recent articles have appeared in Current Sociology, Modern China, Human Relations, Critical Asian Studies, Global Labor Journal, The Asia-Pacific Journal, The South Atlantic Quarterly, New Labor Forum, and New Technology, Work and Employment. She is co-writing with PUN Ngai and Mark SELDEN for her first book provisionally entitled Dying for an iPhone: The Hidden Struggle of China’s Workers.

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