About Andrew Kipnis

Andrew Kipnis is a professor of Anthropology at the Australian National University.

China

For the love—and hate—of factory work

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Once regarded as a status job, factory work has lost its appeal to China’s young, notes ANDREW KIPNIS. In China, factory work used to be an honourable profession. The vast majority of the people lived in villages and farmed. The factories were state-owned and located in the biggest cities; they provided better living conditions than […]