Books written by Hsiao-Hung Pai

Scattered Sand

Verso Books | June 4, 2013 | 320 pages
Documents the massive annual migration of 200 million unorganized Chinese workers who comprise half of China's GDP, arguing that they represent the country's most marginalized and impoverished group while citing the brutal conditions they endure, from illness and broken families to documented labor... More Info

Scattered Sand

Verso | August 21, 2012 | 316 pages
First-hand report on the largest migration inhuman history. Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP,... More Info