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A New Deal for China’s Workers?

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$51.50 • £41.95 • €46.50

ISBN 9780674971394

Publication Date: 01/02/2017


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 graphs


  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Rise of China, and of Labor Protest, in the Reform Era
  • 3. Who Speaks for China’s Workers? The ACFTU and Labor NGOs
  • 4. How Did the New Deal Resolve the American “Labor Question”? Bringing a Comparative Lens into Focus
  • 5. Can China Regulate Its Way out of Labor Unrest? Rising Labor Standards and the Enforcement Gap
  • 6. Can China Secure Labor Peace without Independent Unions? Strikes and Collective Bargaining with Chinese Characteristics
  • 7. What Does Democracy Look Like in China? Reforming Grassroots Union Elections
  • 8. Will Workers Have a Voice in the “Socialist Market Economy”? The Curious Revival of the Worker Congress System
  • 9. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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