Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 December 2017

264 Pages | 27 black & white illustrations, 3 graphs, 5 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526113610

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Occupational health and social estrangement in China

Wing-Chung Ho

Published by Manchester University Press

New Ethnographies

  • Provides a view of post-illness experiences of workers who suffer from two major occupational diseases in China, namely, pneumoconiosis and occupational poisoning
  • Explores the experience of sick workers both in the coastal industrialized region and inland less developed region
  • Integrates empirical, ethnographic findings under a refreshed theoretical gaze composed of concepts from Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, and Alfred Schutz

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