Against the Law: Labor Protests in China's Rustbelt and Sunbelt

Against the Law: Labor Protests in China's Rustbelt and Sunbelt

Ching Kwan Lee


This examine opens a serious viewpoint at the gradual dying of socialism and the rebirth of capitalism within the world's so much dynamic and populous nation. in keeping with awesome fieldwork and wide interviews in chinese language fabric, clothing, equipment, and loved ones equipment factories, Against the legislation finds a emerging tide of work unrest in most cases hidden from the world's awareness. offering a vast political and financial research of this exertions fight including fine-grained ethnographic aspect, the publication portrays the chinese language operating type as staff' tales spread in bankrupt country factories and worldwide sweatshops, in crowded dormitories and distant villages, at road protests in addition to in quiet disenchantment with the corrupt officialdom and the fledgling felony system.

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