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Social Ties, Resources, and Migrant Labor Contention in Contemporary China: From Peasants to Protesters

Jeffrey Becker
Format
Book
Published
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780739191859, 0739191853, 9780739191866 (electronic)
Contents
  • Understanding the frequency and form of Chinese migrant labor protests
  • The current condition of migrant labor in China : common disputes and strategies for action
  • From wandering beggars to new urban citizens : the changing landscape for migrant labor
  • The state, the market, and challenges to institutionalizing migrant labor protests
  • Mobilizing resources for protest : quantitative analysis
  • Social ties and labor protest : case study analysis
  • Technology and migrant labor protest
  • Social sources of support : migrant organizations and labor activism
  • Conclusion : labor protest in authoritarian states
  • Appendix A. Interview questionnaire
  • Appendix B. List of interviews
  • Appendix C. Migrant labor's use of traditional media sources.
Description
viii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-229) and index.
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