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Insurgency Trap

Author : Eli Friedman
ISBN : 9780801470509
Genre : Political Science
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During the first decade of the twenty-first century, worker resistance in China increased rapidly despite the fact that certain segments of the state began moving in a pro-labor direction. In explaining this, Eli Friedman argues that the Chinese state has become hemmed in by an “insurgency trap” of its own devising and is thus unable to tame expansive worker unrest. Labor conflict in the process of capitalist industrialization is certainly not unique to China and indeed has appeared in a wide array of countries around the world. What is distinct in China, however, is the combination of postsocialist politics with rapid capitalist development. Other countries undergoing capitalist industrialization have incorporated relatively independent unions to tame labor conflict and channel insurgent workers into legal and rationalized modes of contention. In contrast, the Chinese state only allows for one union federation, the All China Federation of Trade Unions, over which it maintains tight control. Official unions have been unable to win recognition from workers, and wildcat strikes and other forms of disruption continue to be the most effective means for addressing workplace grievances. In support of this argument, Friedman offers evidence from Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces, where unions are experimenting with new initiatives, leadership models, and organizational forms.

A New Deal For China S Workers

Author : Cynthia Estlund
ISBN : 9780674971394
Genre : Law
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China’s leaders aspire to the prosperity, political legitimacy, and stability that flowed from America’s New Deal, but they are irrevocably opposed to the independent trade unions and mass mobilization that brought it about. Cynthia Estlund’s crisp comparative analysis makes China’s labor unrest and reform legible to Western readers.

Handbook On Human Rights In China

Author : Sarah Biddulph
ISBN : 9781786433688
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This Handbook gives a wide-ranging account of the theory and practice of human rights in China, viewed against international standards, and China’s international engagements around human rights. The Handbook is organised into the following sections: contested meanings; international dimensions; economic and social rights; civil and political rights; rights in/action and access to justice; political dimensions of human rights in Greater China; and new frontiers.

Key Papers On Chinese Economic History Since 1949 4 Vols

Author : Michael Dillon
ISBN : 9789004304987
Genre : Business & Economics
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Key Papers in Chinese Economic History since 1949 offers a selection of outstanding articles that trace the origins of the modern Chinese economy. Topics covered include agriculture and the rural economy; industrialisation and urbanisation; finance and capital; political economy and international connections.

China On Strike

Author : Zhongjin Li
ISBN : 9781608465804
Genre : Political Science
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China has been the fastest growing major economy in the world for three decades. It is also home to some of the largest, most incendiary, and most underreported labor struggles of our time. China on Strike, the first English-language book of its kind, provides an intimate and revealing window into the lives of workers organizing in some of China’s most profitable factories, which supply Apple, Nike, Hewlett Packard, and other multinational companies. Drawing on dozens of interviews with Chinese workers, this book documents the processes of migration, changing employment relations, worker culture, and other issues related to China’s explosive growth.

Industrial And Labor Relations Review

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ISBN : MINN:31951P01174015P
Genre : Industrial relations
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Abstracts Of The Annual Meeting

Author : American Anthropological Association
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123827250
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Abstracts Of The Annual Meeting American Anthropological Association

Author : American Anthropological Association
ISBN : 0979909414
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Alternative Press Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015056001160
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Sociological Abstracts

Author : Leo P. Chall
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110591745
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