Global Capital, the State, and Chinese Workers

  title={Global Capital, the State, and Chinese Workers},
  author={Pun Ngai and Jenny Chan},
  journal={Modern China},
  pages={383 - 410}
In 2010, a startling 18 young migrant workers attempted suicide at Foxconn Technology Group production facilities in China. This article looks into the development of the Foxconn Corporation to understand the advent of capital expansion and its impact on frontline workers’ lives in China. It also provides an account of how the state facilitates Foxconn’s production expansion as a form of monopoly capital. Foxconn stands out as a new phenomenon of capital expansion because of the incomparable… 

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