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Popular protest in China

Author: Kevin J O'Brien
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Series: Harvard contemporary China series, 15.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do our ideas about social movements travel successfully beyond the democratic West? Unrest in China, from the dramatic events of 1989 to more recent stirrings, offers a rare opportunity to explore this question and to consider how popular contention unfolds in places where speech and assembly are tightly controlled.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Popular protest in China.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008013946
(OCoLC)215176177
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin J O'Brien
ISBN: 9780674041585 0674041585
OCLC Number: 503446601
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 277 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue : the new contentious politics in China : poor and blank or rich and complex? / Sidney Tarrow --
Introduction : studying contention in contemporary China / Kevin J. O'Brien and Rachel E. Stern --
Student movements in China and Taiwan / Teresa Wright --
Collective petitioning and institutional conversion / Xi Chen --
Mass frames and worker protest / William Hurst --
Worker leaders and framing factory-based resistance / Feng Chen --
Recruitment to Protestant house churches / Carsten T. Vala and Kevin J. O'Brien --
Contention in cyberspace / Guobin Yang --
Environmental campaigns / Yanfei Sun and Dingxin Zhao --
Disruptive collective action in the reform era / Yongshun Cai --
Manufacturing dissent in transnational China / Patricia M. Thornton --
Permanent rebellion? continuities and discontinuities in Chinese protest / Elizabeth J. Perry.
Series Title: Harvard contemporary China series, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin J. O'Brien.
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