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Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline: Factory Women in Malaysia

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Why are Malay women workers periodically seized by spirit possession on the shopfloors of modern factories? In this book, Aihwa Ong captures the disruptions, conflicts, and ambivalences in the lives of Malay women and their families as they make the transition from peasant society to industrial production. To discover the meaning that the market economy and wage labor hold for Malay peasants, Ong conducted anthropological field work in an agricultural district in Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia, which is undergoing rapid ...

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Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline: Factory Women in Malaysia 1987, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780887063817

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Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline: Factory Women in Malaysia 1987, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780887063800

Hardcover