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State Repression of Chinese Labour NGOs: A Chilling Effect?

Franceschini, Ivan; Nesossi, Elisa


Since their emergence in China in the mid-1990s, labor NGOs have been exposed to a wide array of threats by the Party-state. But under Xi Jinping the repressive strategies of the Chinese authorities have become more sophisticated, with the adoption of new laws and regulations aimed at enforcing state control and efforts to cut the NGOs’ access to foreign funding. How do Chinese labor NGO activists cope with these threats? Do the attacks silence them or reinforce their commitment? This article...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-07
Type: Journal article
Source: The China Journal
DOI: 10.1086/696986
Access Rights: Free Access via publisher website


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