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Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism.

By: Wright, Melissa.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Perspectives on Gender: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (198 p.).ISBN: 9781136081545.Subject(s): Capitalism - Social aspects - China | Capitalism -- Social aspects -- China -- Case studies | Capitalism - Social aspects - Mexico | Capitalism -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- Case studies | Export processing zones - Social aspects - China | Export processing zones -- Social aspects -- China -- Case studies | Export processing zones - Social aspects - Mexico | Export processing zones -- Social aspects -- Mexico -- Case studies | Feminist criticism | Feminist criticism | Women - Employment - China | Women -- Employment -- China -- Case studies | Women - Employment - Mexico | Women -- Employment -- Mexico -- Case studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global CapitalismDDC classification: 331.40972 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table ofContents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism; I Storylines; 2 Disposable Daughters and Factory Fathers; 3 Manufacturing Bodies; 4 The Dialectics of Still Life: Murder, Women, and Disposability; II Disruptions; 5 Maquiladora Mestizas and a Feminist Border Politics; 6 Crossing the Factory Frontier; 7 Paradoxes and Protests; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This book explains how young women workers around the world eventually turn into living forms of waste. Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism follows this myth inside the global factories and surrounding cities in northern Mexico and in southern China, illustrating the crucial role the tale plays in maintaining not just the constant flow of global capital, but the present regime of transnational capitalism.
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Cover; Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table ofContents; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism; I Storylines; 2 Disposable Daughters and Factory Fathers; 3 Manufacturing Bodies; 4 The Dialectics of Still Life: Murder, Women, and Disposability; II Disruptions; 5 Maquiladora Mestizas and a Feminist Border Politics; 6 Crossing the Factory Frontier; 7 Paradoxes and Protests; Notes; Bibliography; Index

This book explains how young women workers around the world eventually turn into living forms of waste. Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism follows this myth inside the global factories and surrounding cities in northern Mexico and in southern China, illustrating the crucial role the tale plays in maintaining not just the constant flow of global capital, but the present regime of transnational capitalism.

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<p> Melissa Wright is the author of the Descendants Series, The Frey Saga and the Shattered Realms Series. Her best selling titles include: Frey, Pieces of Eight, Bound By Prophecy, and King of Ash and Bone. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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