State and Laid-Off Workers in Reform China [NOOK Book]

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This book examines the variation in Chinese workers collective action after the Chinese government launched its 1990 reform of state enterprises, putting tens of millions of people out of work.
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State and Laid-Off Workers in Reform China

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Overview

This book examines the variation in Chinese workers collective action after the Chinese government launched its 1990 reform of state enterprises, putting tens of millions of people out of work.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203029077
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/7/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Yongshun Cai is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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Table of Contents

Contents Figures and Tables Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1. Introduction 2. The Ending of a Socialist Contract and Retrenchment 3. Retrenchment and Laid-Off Workers’ Responses 4. Fragmentation and Collective Action 5. Management and Worker Silence 6. Government and the Prevention of Worker Resistance 7. Collective Action of Chinese Laid-off Workers 8. Conclusion Appendix Bibliography

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