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Interns or workers? China's student labor regime

Abstract:

In the summer of 2010, Taiwanese-based Foxconn Technology Group- the world's largest electronics manufacturer- utilized the labor of 150,000 student interns from vocational schools at its facilities all over China. Foxconn is one of many global firms utilizing student intern labor. Far from being freely chosen, student internships are organized by the local state working with enterprises and schools, frequently in violation of the rights of student interns and in violation of Chinese law. Fox...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.6551/AS.0101.04

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SIAS, Contemporary Chinese Studies
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Hong Kong Polytechnic University More from this funder
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Publisher:
Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong Publisher's website
Journal:
Asian Studies (Official Journal of the Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong) Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
69-98
Publication date:
2015
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ISSN:
2307-9436
URN:
uuid:58a45b98-21d0-4842-a2e6-009ee639d25c
Source identifiers:
608952
Local pid:
pubs:608952

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