Distributor:  Global Environmental Justice
Length:  35 minutes
Date:  2016
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English; Mandarin / English subtitles
Color/BW:  Color
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Plastic China (selected excerpts)

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If time is short these four excerpts from Plastic China could be assigned for viewing or shown in class.  Total running time is 35 minutes.

Plastic China (selected excerpts)

Excerpts from Plastic China (35 minutes)
Please see the teacher's guide for details.

For discussion purposes, the four clips have been named
1 Introducing Peng and Yi-Jie 12 minutes
2 Faraway Dreams  5 minutes
3 Tensions Flare  6 minutes
Ambitions  12 minutes

The discussion questions listed in the teaching guide
can be used for either the full-length version or the excerpts.

Download the teacher's guide for Plastic China (PDF)

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Docuseek subjects

Environmental Justice
Asian Studies
Anthropology and Archaeology
Recycling and Waste
Toxic Chemicals
Environmental Health
Toxic Waste
Communication and Media Studies
Working Conditions
Occupational Health and Safety
Environmental Science
Human Rights
Global / International Studies
Film and Video Studies
Family Issues
East Asia

Distributor subjects

Asian Studies
Environmental Justice
Gender Studies
Global Issues
Health and Health Care
Occupational Health and Safety
Toxic Chemicals
Toxic Waste
United States
Youth and Family


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