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From Silicon Valley to Shenzhen - a book by Hürtgen, Stefanie

From Silicon Valley to Shenzhen

Global Production and Work in the IT Industry

From Silicon Valley to Shenzhen( )
Author: Hürtgen, Stefanie
Lüthje, Boy
Schumm, Wilhelm
Sproll, Martina
Pawlicki, Peter
Series title:Asia/Pacific/Perspectives Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7425-5588-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

This seminal study explores the significant changes in the global IT industry as production has shifted from the developed world to massive sites in the developing world that house hundreds of thousands of workers in appalling low-wage conditions to minimize labor costs. The authors trace the development of the new networks of globalized mass production in the IT industry and the reorganization of work since the 1990s, capturing the systemic nature of an industry-wide restructuring of...
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Pages:276
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.22 x 9.33 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:1.08 Pounds

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