This dissertation is a study of the post-Mao industrial reforms and their effects on state/enterprise
relations and on shop-floor politics. These effects are characterised by the progressive dismantling of
party/state controls over the grassroots units. The research focuses on a number of institutional
reforms in China's state sector, including (1) a series of political reforms to the party leadership
structure, the cadre appointment system, management mechanisms, and the...[Show more]
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