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labour movement in China, 1840-1984

Peter Kar-Nin Chen

labour movement in China, 1840-1984

by Peter Kar-Nin Chen

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Published by Swindon in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor movement -- China -- History

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPeter Kar-Nin Chen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6837 C52 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14726964M

    It is tempting to see all these actions as evidence of a growing labor movement in the largest country in the world. There are, after all, over 26 million more workers in China than the combined total in the next three of the world’s most populous countries (India, the United States, and Indonesia). 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 under-reported labor struggles of our time. Hao Ren and Fan Gang are two activists in this burgeoning labor movement.

    Labor Zionism manifests itself today in both adult and youth organizations. Among adults, the World Labor Zionist Movement, based in Jerusalem, has affiliates in countries around the world, such as Ameinu in the United States and Australia, Associação Moshé Sharett in Brazil and the Jewish Labour Movement in the United Kingdom. Print book: English: Hyperion reprint edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Labor movement -- China. Strikes and lockouts -- China. Labor movement. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

    Kevin Lin is China Programme Officer at the International Labor Rights Forum. His research interests focus on labour and employment relations in China’s state sector, and China’s labour movement . The post-socialist era, however, saw the decline of the working class with stagnant labor movement after waves of market reform presided over by the CCP state, such as the SOE privatization and joining the WTO to become the ‘sweatshop of the world’.


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