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In June 1986, a Japanese watch factory in Hong Kong tried to fire 36 of its women workers. This provoked an unprecedented sit-in by 300 of the women employed at the plant. The sit-in lasted for 13 days and accounted for over half the days lost to labour unrest that year.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-xx
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. xix-xxi
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  1. Cast of Characters
  2. pp. xxii-xxvi
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  1. 1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-28
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  1. 2. Hong Kong and the Japan Watch Multinational: The Political Economy of Profit-Generating Machines on a Capitalist Periphery
  2. pp. 29-50
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  1. 3. On Methodologies and Procedures
  2. pp. 51-68
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  1. 4. The Ethnographic Narrative I:Before the Event (Day -35 to Day -2)
  2. pp. 69-132
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  1. 5. The Ethnographic Narrative II:During the Event (Day-2 to Day 1)
  2. pp. 133-244
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  1. 6. The Ethnographic Narrative III:After the Event (Day 1 to April 1987 and beyond)
  2. pp. 245-276
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  1. 7. The Reflexive Narratives:Strategic Dialogues and Dialogical Strategies, Narratives of the Coming-into-Consciousness of Being Historical Agents
  2. pp. 277-358
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  1. 8. Opening up, by Way of an Epilogue
  2. pp. 359-384
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  1. Appendix: Selected Reports from the Press —the Journalistic Construction of Reality- as Discursive Practice
  2. pp. 385-422
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  1. Works Cited
  2. pp. 423-427
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882200807
Related ISBN
9789622096257
MARC Record
OCLC
651049531
Pages
456
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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