By Aihwa Ong,Carla Freeman
In the 2 a long time for the reason that its unique booklet, Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist self-discipline has develop into an ethnographic vintage within the fields of anthropology, hard work experiences, and gender and globalization experiences. in accordance with anthropological box paintings in an agricultural district in Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia, Spirits of Resistance captures a second of profound transformation, illustrated via the disruptions, conflicts, and ambivalences within the lives of Malay girls through the swift industrialization linked to Malaysia’s upward push as a tiger financial system. Aihwa Ong’s nuanced method of the Malay ladies manufacturing unit employees’ stories of the contradictions of recent globalized capitalism has encouraged next generations of feminist ethnographers of their explorations of key questions of energy, resistance, femininities, non secular group, and social swap. With a brand new severe creation through anthropologist Carla Freeman, this new version of Spirits of Resistance keeps to provide an exemplary version of subtle research of culturally dependent resistance to the ideology, surveillance, and institutional authority of globalized company capitalism.
Aihwa Ong is Professor of Anthropology on the college of California, Berkeley. Her many books contain versatile Citizenship: The Cultural Logics of Transnationality and Neoliberalism as Exception: Mutations in Citizenship and Sovereignty.
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Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline, Second Edition: Factory Women in Malaysia (SUNY series in the Anthropology of Work) by Aihwa Ong,Carla Freeman