Week 6: Labor & Consumption II

Wednesday, 2/25

Keywords: informalization, contingent labor, service industries, outsourcing

  • Week 6 Discussion Prompt: Labor, Consumption, China (76)

    How does Andrew Ross depict and explain the outsourcing of labor to China? What does Ross think is especially significant about recent shifts? How does this connect to the descriptions of work in the other three articles? What similarities and differences did you find in those three work settings?

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