Asian Labor Insurgency

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: Booth 41
RC44 Labor Movements (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Eli FRIEDMAN, Cornell University, USA
Resistance Up In The Sky: New Forms Of Labor Protest In Neoliberal Korea (Oral Presentation)
Yoonkyung LEE, State University of New York at Binghamton, USA

A Labor Time Bomb? Workers' Unrest in the Automobile Industry in India (Oral Presentation)
Manjusha NAIR, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Reflecting on Social Movement Unionism in Hong Kong: A Case Study of Dock Workers' Strike in 2013 (Oral Presentation)
Chris, King Chi CHAN, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Bringing Workers into View: The State and the Emergence of Industrial Conflict in Myanmar (Oral Presentation)
Michael GILLAN, The University of Western Australia, Australia; Htwe Htwe THEIN, Curtin University, Australia

Beyond Empowerment or Consent: Labor Law, Legal Action NGOs and Workers' Negative Capabilities (Distributed Paper)
Regina ENJUTO MARTINEZ, London School Economics & Political Science, United Kingdom

Politics Of Production In a World Factory: The Global Fragmented Despotism In Foxconn (Distributed Paper)
Thunghong LIN, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Legal Consciousness and Labour Insurgency: A Comparison Between China and the U.S (Distributed Paper)
Elaine, Sio Ieng HUI, University of Kassel, Germany

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