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About Rutvica Andrijasevic

Rutvica Andrijasevic works at the University of Bristol. She is the author of Agency, Migration and Citizenship in Sex Trafficking and has published widely on the impact of migration on labour relations and citizenship in Europe. Her most recent project investigates the raise of China and its impact on work and employment relations in Europe. Rutvica is a member of the editorial collective Feminist Review and an editorial board member of the Anti-Trafficking Review

Articles by Rutvica Andrijasevic

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Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

‘Made in China’ vs. ‘made in the EU’: what’s the difference?

Foxconn’s operations in the Czech Republic and Turkey are similar to those so frequently criticised in China. Treating the latter as an exception obscures crucial dynamics of global capitalism.

The fox at Europe’s door: Foxconn in Turkey

Foxconn came under the global media spotlight a few years ago when nearly twenty workers at its Chinese factory killed themselves by jumping off their dormitory roofs. This is an investigation into their new factory in western Turkey.

China may be far away but Foxconn is on our doorstep

Drawing on support from permissive governments, multinational manufacturer Foxconn has set up shop in Central Europe. Yet the transitory nature of the many migrant workers employed in these factories will have serious consequences for the future of labour in Europe.

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