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China's rural migrant workers and labour politics

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With a shift in manufacturing from the developed countries of North America, Europe, and East Asia to the emerging economies, China has become not only the workshop of the world, but also the epicentre of labour unrest. Yet, even as the size and complexity of China’s working class grow, class contradictions sharpen, and social protest proliferates, the language of class has largely disappeared from Chinese discourse (Anagnost 2008; Lee and Selden 2008; Andreas 2009; Guo 2009; Chen, M. and Goo...

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10.4337/9781783470648

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SIAS, Contemporary Chinese Studies

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Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publisher's website
Pages:
362-382
Host title:
Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China
Publication date:
2016
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608958
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ISBN:
9781783470648

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