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Plight of Migrant Workers Blamed For Foxconn Suicides

The rash of suicides at Foxconn are not due to harsh working conditions but the plight of China’s migrant workforce, says an open letter signed by a dozen Chinese sociologists. The letter blames the string of Foxconn suicides on the social problems faced by China’s vast class of migrant workers. Originating from poor rural areas, Chinese migrant workers are often rootless and isolated, [.
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