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At the Roots of Labor Activism: Chinese and Cambodian Garment Workers in Comparative Perspective

Franceschini, Ivan


In China extensive, co-ordinated strikes such as those that have taken place in Cambodia in recent years remain rare, with most protests initiated by Chinese workers contained inside single factories or industrial zones. Also, while Cambodian workers often mobilise for their interests and broader policy issues, such as the determination of the minimum wage, Chinese workers largely limit themselves to protests against violations of their legal rights. How can these different patterns of labour...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-12-23
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Contemporary Asia
DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1555272


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