Published in: Beyond Trafficking and Slavery‘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.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?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.
Published in: HomeChina 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.