About this Talk: In the ongoing debate about globalization, what’s been missing is the voices of workers — the millions of people who migrate to factories in China and other emerging countries to make goods sold all over the world. Reporter Leslie T. Chang sought out women who work in one of China’s booming megacities, and tells their stories.

About the Speaker: In her reporting and writing, Leslie T. Chang explores the lives of workers in China, focusing on the experience of women.
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