Occupational health and social estrangement in China

Occupational health and social estrangement in China

by Wing-Chung Ho


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526113610
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2018
Series: New Ethnographies Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Wing-Chung Ho is Associate Professor at Department of Applied Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong

Table of Contents


Part I: Life in perspective

1. Facts, theoretical gaze, & journeys

2. Sick workers as homines sacri

Part II: Responses to marginality

3. Cadmium-poisoned women: contesting for sick-role status

4. Pneumoconiosis-afflicted workers: towards rightful resistance

5. Coalminers: the compromising citizenry

Part III: Sick life governed

6. Law as a technique of governmentality

7. The future of Chinese marginality


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