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Factory girls

Leslie T. Chang

Factory girls

from village to city in a changing China

by Leslie T. Chang

  • 323 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Spiegel & Grau in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manufacturing industries -- Employees -- China,
  • Women migrant labor -- China,
  • Young women -- Employment -- China

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 410-416).

    StatementLeslie T. Chang.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9734.C55 C53 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination431 p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23688652M
    ISBN 109780385520188
    LC Control Number2009288594
    OCLC/WorldCa297147883

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