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Fabricating Transnational Capitalism
A Collaborative Ethnography of Italian-Chinese Global Fashion
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"This dense and fascinating book proves the relevance of the ethnographic method to analyses of the changing dynamics of transnational capitalism in recent decades." -- Veronique Pouillard * Business History Review * "Grounded in an innovative, collaborative multi-sited ethnography, this book makes a major contribution to existing literature by capturing the nature and power dynamics of transnational capitalism. . . . [Fabricating Transnational Capitalism] will be welcomed by a wide array of scholars interested in transnational capitalism, labor, kinship, fashion, China, Italy, and beyond." -- Tiantian Zheng * H-Diplo, H-Net Reviews *
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Lisa Rofel is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and author of Desiring China: Experiments in Neoliberalism, Sexuality, and Public Culture, also published by Duke University Press. Sylvia J. Yanagisako is Edward Clark Crossett Professor of Humanistic Studies and Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University and author of Producing Culture and Capital: Family Firms in Italy.
Foreword / Robert J. Foster vii Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 I. The Negotiation of Value 35 1. Negotiating Managerial Labor Power and Value / Lisa Rofel and Sylvia J. Yanagisako 43 II. Historical Legacies and Revisionist Histories 109 2. The (Re-)Emergence of Entrepreneurialism in Postsocialist China / Lisa Rofel 119 3. Italian Legacies of Capital and Labor / Sylvia Yanagisako 161 4. One Fashion, Two Nations: Italian-Chinese Collaborations / Simona Segre Reinach 190 III. Kinship and Transnational Capitalism 217 5. On Generation / Sylvia Yanagisako 227 6. The Reappearance and Elusiveness of Chinese Family Firms / Lisa Rofel 264 Conclusion 303 Appendix: Four Types of Collaboration between Chinese and Italian Firms 313 Notes 319 References 345 Index 363