Leverage of the weak : labor and environmental movements in Taiwan and South Korea (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Leverage of the weak : labor and environmental movements in Taiwan and South Korea

Author: Hwa-Jen Liu
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2015, cop. 2015.
Series: Social movements, protest, and contention., 42.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leverage of the Weak enhances knowledge of movement emergence and offers the firstsystematic, multilayered comparisons across movements and nations in East Asia.Hwa-Jen Liu argues that examining  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hwa-Jen Liu
ISBN: 9780816689514 0816689512 9780816689521 0816689520
OCLC Number: 927436715
Description: 1 vol. (xv-225 p.) : ill., cartes, couv. ill. en coul. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Note to readers --
Abbreviations --
Introduction: strategic comparison of two movements and two late-industrializers --
The power bases of labor and environmental movements --
The tangles of movement histories --
The emergence of early-riser movements --
Movement legacy and latecomer movements --
Labor and environmental trajectories --
Conclusion: what now? --
Appendix: notes on methodology --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Social movements, protest, and contention., 42.
Responsibility: Hwa-Jen Liu.
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"Theoretically sophisticated and methodologically meticulous, Hwa-Jen Liu's book presents a fascinating comparative analysis of the labor and environmental movements in Taiwan and South Korea. Read more...

 
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