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Building China: The rise of informal precarious work in China’s construction industry

The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Sarah Swider from Wayne State on the migrants in precarious work in China's construction industry.

February 25, 2015 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Dr. Sarah Swider received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2008. Some of her research interests are: gender, global inequality and immigration, social movements, and asian studies. She does extensive ethnographic research on migrant workers in China and the "precarious" nature of their work. She is currently working on a book that will detail the experience of these Chinese workers. Dr. Swider typically teaches courses on social inequalities, qualitative methods, sociological theory, and urban & labor studies. She also works with the Confucius Institute at Wayne State.

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