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Unpublished Paper
Back to the roots: Rise of labour resistance in Chinese workers
(2015)
  • Winnie Hui Ni Khoo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Abstract

This paper aims to study and understand how the changing market conditions and state reforms in the last three decades could have led to the direct or indirect rise of labour resistance such as increased in collective resistance like labour protests and unrest as well as passive individual resistance like workers suicides, high turnover rates and migrant labour shortages in China (Cai 2002; Chan 2014; Elfstrom & Kuruvilla 2014; Friedman 2014).

Keywords
  • China labour market,
  • worker resistance,
  • rural-urban migrant workers
Disciplines
Publication Date
2015
Citation Information
Winnie Hui Ni Khoo. "Back to the roots: Rise of labour resistance in Chinese workers" (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/winnie_khoo/1/