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The Chinese Trade Union Federation at the Crossroads - Relaxing Control over Labour or Risking Labour Instability

Chan, Anita

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A peaceful and compliant urban labour force is integral to the success of China's reform program; but even as worker's real wages rise and the Chinese economy starts to become less dependent on labour-intensive manufacturing, worker unrest remains a problem, and one that factory managers and owners as well as local officials often seem unable to cope with. The Third Plenum was a good opportunity for the central authorities to put in place new solutions. But Professor Anita Chan argues here that...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorChan, Anita
dc.contributor.editorPeter Harris
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-07T22:41:31Z
dc.identifier.isbn9780864739780
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/24356
dc.description.abstractA peaceful and compliant urban labour force is integral to the success of China's reform program; but even as worker's real wages rise and the Chinese economy starts to become less dependent on labour-intensive manufacturing, worker unrest remains a problem, and one that factory managers and owners as well as local officials often seem unable to cope with. The Third Plenum was a good opportunity for the central authorities to put in place new solutions. But Professor Anita Chan argues here that the Plenum's policy proposals in this field turned out to be inadequate.
dc.publisherVictoria University Press
dc.relation.ispartofChina at the Crossroads
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.titleThe Chinese Trade Union Federation at the Crossroads - Relaxing Control over Labour or Risking Labour Instability
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
dc.date.issued2014
local.identifier.absfor160606 - Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
local.identifier.ariespublicationu3177159xPUB32
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationChan, Anita, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage64
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage71
dc.date.updated2020-12-13T07:21:24Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationWellington New Zealand
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