Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline:
Factory Women in Malaysia
- Aihwa Ong
This book is an analysis of how Malay women from a agricultural district of Selangor coped with the demands of working in a Japanese factory. The transition form village to a regimented system provoked many disruptions and conflicts, which are are not surprising as a result of the author's application of history, ethnography and quantitative analysis, which demonstrate the particular pressures faced by village women when they come up against corporate culture and capitalist discipline. Very Good Paperback. 268 pages with a bibliography and an index.
Weight: 0.6 kg Post free within Malaysia
Published by: State University Of New York Press, 1987. ISBN: 9780887063817
Condition: The cover has a bit of rubbing around the extremities and a few scratches. The binding is tight and there is no tanning throughout.