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Strike Wave in Vietnam, 2006-2011

Siu, Yu Kwan (Kaxton); Chan, Anita


Vietnam has witnessed more strikes than any other Asian country in the past decade, despite its vibrant economy. However, this regular industrial action has not deterred foreign investors from setting up manufacturing facilities in the country, as wages are about half those of China. Beneath the wildcat strike culture lies a deterioration in living standards to the extent that some Vietnamese workers have to conserve energy due to inadequate food and malnutrition. The article presents an...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Contemporary Asia
DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2014.903290


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