26. dec, 2019

Mass fainting continues in Cambodia - cultural explanations

Mass fainting in Cambodian garment factories remains unexplained for years now. The latest incident was reported in the Phnom Penh Post here on 25th December 2019.  Poor working conditions in the factories explain any individual fainting, but the massive ‘waves’ of fainting is a phenomenon not explained. A way of expressing social protest is a possibility. But to understand the ‘cultural language’ of this protest, one needs to take the explanations of the people that faint seriously. This is what we did with culture4change, and here is an article of Maurice Eisenbruch about it: Mass fainting in Cambodian garment factories https://buff.ly/2Ssb4cf (foto KI media 2016)