From iron rice bowl to informalization : markets, workers, and the state in a changing China (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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From iron rice bowl to informalization : markets, workers, and the state in a changing China

Author: Sarosh Kuruvilla; Ching Kwan Lee; Mary Elizabeth Gallagher
Publisher: Ithaca [N.Y.] : ILR Press, ©2011.
Series: Frank W. Pierce memorial lectureship and conference series, no. 14.
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In From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization, an interdisciplinary group of authors examines the nature, causes, and consequences of informal employment in China at a time of major changes in Chinese  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [Études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarosh Kuruvilla; Ching Kwan Lee; Mary Elizabeth Gallagher
ISBN: 9780801450242 0801450241
OCLC Number: 759563903
Awards: Winner of A 2011 Princeton University Industrial Relations S.
Description: vi, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The informalization of the Chinese labor market / Albert Park and Fang Cai --
Legislating harmony : labor law reform in contemporary China / Mary E. Gallagher and Baohua Dong --
Social policy and public opinion in an age of insecurity / Mark W. Frazier --
Enterprise reform and wage movements in Chinese oil fields and refineries / Kun-Chin Lin --
The paradox of labor force dualism and state-labor-capital relations in the Chinese automobile industry / Lu Zhang --
Permanent temporariness in the Chinese construction industry / Sarah Swider --
"Where there are workers, there should be trade unions" : union organizing in the era of growing informal employment / Mingwei Liu --
The anti-solidarity machine? : labor nongovernmental organizations in China / Ching Kwan Lee and Yuan Shen.
Series Title: Frank W. Pierce memorial lectureship and conference series, no. 14.
Responsibility: [edited by] Sarosh Kuruvilla, Ching Kwan Lee, and Mary E. Gallagher.
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"Kuruvilla et al. chart the journey from employment security-known as the 'iron rice bowl' in colloquial Chinese-to informalization in 10 chapters. This sad tale is standard fare in the global labour Read more...

 
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