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Gold, Thomas B.

Laid-Off Workers in a Workers’ State

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
William J. Hurst, Thomas B. Gold, Jaeyoun Won

Part 1. Class Politics

2. Broadening the Debate on Xiagang: Policy Origins and Parallels in History
Lei Guang

3. Xiagang and the Geometry of Urban Political Patronage in China: Celebrated State (once-) Workers and State Chagrin
Dorothy J. Solinger

4. Class Formation or Fragmentation? Allegiances and Divisions among Managers and Workers in State-Owned Enterprises
Kun-Chin Lin

Part 2. Frames and Framing

5. Voices of Xiagang: Naming, Blaming, and Framing
Eva P. W. Hung, Stephen W. K. Chiu

6. The Power of the Past: Nostalgia and Popular Discontent in Contemporary China
William J. Hurst

Part 3. Workers’ Welfare and Reemployment

7. China’s Older Workers: Between Law and Policy, Between Laid-Off and Unemployed
Mary E. Gallagher

8. The Professional Reintegration of the “Xiagang
Li Peilin, Zhang Yi

Part 4. Explaining the Lack of Contention

9. Farewell to Socialist Labor in China
Jaeyoun Won

10. State Policies and Chinese Laid-off Workers’ Limited Resistance
Yongshun Cai

11. The Reemergence of Street Protests: State Workers Challenge the Chinese State
Antoine Kernen

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Asian Politics, Political Sociology, Asian Culture, Sociology, general, Political Science, Social Structure, Social Inequality

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
270 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230620445
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37829-6

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