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Proletarian power : Shanghai in the cultural revolution

Author: Elizabeth Perry; Li Xun
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018.
Series: Transitions: Asia and Asian America
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This pathbreaking book offers the first in-depth study of Chinese labor activism during the momentous upheaval of the Cultural Revolution. Arguing that labor was working at cross purposes, the authors explore three distinctive and different forms of working-class protest: rebellion, conservatism, and economism. Drawing upon a wealth of heretofore inaccessible archival sources, the authors probe the divergent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Perry; Li Xun
ISBN: 9780429498008 0429498004 9780429977633 0429977638 9780429966552 9780429988714 0429988710 0429966555 9780429966552
OCLC Number: 1035762435
Notes: "First published 1997 by Westview Press."
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; List of Acronyms; Introduction; 1 Radical Intellectuals: Red Guards and Literati Rebels; Background Connections; The Red Guards; The Liberation Daily Incident; Literati Rebels; The Pivotal Role of Zhang Chunqiao; Literati-Worker Tensions; Workers' Theory Troops; A Fragile Alliance; 2 Rebels: The Workers' General Headquarters; Buildup; The Founding of the Workers' General Headquarters; Old Rebels --
Rebel Personality; 3 Conservatives: The Scarlet Guards; The Formation of Shanghai's Conservative Movement The Composition of Shanghai's Conservative OrganizationsThe Relationship of the Scarlet Guards to the SPC; Conservative Motivations; The Demise of the Scarlet Guards; After the Fall; Party Networks; 4 A Cry for Justice: The Wind of Economism; Early ""Economistic"" Organizations; Out of the Streets and into the Work Units; The Role of Rebels; The Attitude of the Shanghai Authorities; Economic Impact; Redressing Grievances; 5 Renegade Rebels: Regiments and Lian Si; Internal Challengers: Regiments; Relations Between the Regiments and the WGH; Lian Si: A New Constellation of Anti-WGH Forces Intra-Rebel Dissension6 Institutionalizing Rebel Gains; Worker Participation in Municipal Administration; Party Reconsolidation; The Military Face of the Worker Rebels; The Reestablishment of Unions; Exerting National Influence; The Erosion of the Worker-Rebel Ascendancy; The End of the Cultural Revolution in Shanghai; Limited Gains; 7 Conclusion; Three Faces of Activism; Shanghai in National Perspective; Labor's Political Influence; Theoretical Implications; Notes; Selected Bibliography; About the Book and Authors; Index
Series Title: Transitions: Asia and Asian America
Responsibility: Elizabeth J. Perry and Li Xun.

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"This pathbreaking book offers the first in-depth study of Chinese labor activism during the momentous upheaval of the Cultural Revolution. Arguing that labor was working at cross purposes, the  Read more...

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