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Disciplinary Labor Regimes in Chinese Factories

Chan, Anita; Zhu, Xiaoyang


Using a survey the authors initiated in fifty-four footwear factories in China, this article investigates the extent to which Chinese workers today are subjected to coercive workplace discipline. The authors compare the management practices of state-owned and collective factories, private factories owned by mainland Chinese, and those owned by investors from Hong Kong and Taiwan. The survey selects five indicators of a disciplinary labor regime: corporal punishment, compulsory overtime,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Asian Studies
DOI: 10.1080/1467271032000147032


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