'Drawing on the concept of passive revolution, Kevin Gray successfully highlights the dialectical relationship between the subordination of labour and wider geo-political dynamics underpinning East Asian Development. A must read for political economists!' Andreas Bieler, Professor of Political Economy, University of Nottingham, UK.
‘Gray’s account of unfolding tensions inherent in the political and ideological management of labour in China’s capitalist revolution is theoretically sophisticated, compelling in argument and well written.’ Garry Rodan, Professor of Politics & International Studies, Murdoch University, Australia.
'... Gray has written an informative and thought-provoking book. Teachers of global political economy and global labour studies will find it useful, as it critically summarizes writings on globalization and the rise of East Asia as an important industrial region.' - Anita Chan, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia