The Chinese Worker after Socialism

The Chinese Worker after Socialism

William Hurst


whereas thousands in China were advantaged by means of 3 many years of reform, extraordinary profits have additionally produced social dislocation. teams that were winners lower than socialism locate themselves losers within the new order. in keeping with box examine in 9 towns throughout China, this attention-grabbing learn considers the destiny of 1 such crew - 35 million employees laid off from the state-owned area. The booklet explains why those lay-offs happened, how staff are dealing with unemployment, what activities the kingdom is taking to supply them with livelihoods and re-employment, and what occurs whilst employees mobilize jointly to pursue redress in their significant grievances. What occurs to those humans, the remnants of the socialist operating classification, could be serious in shaping post-socialist politics and society in China and past.

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