Chinese Workers in the Global Economy: Structural Conditions and Agency of Resistance

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: Booth 41
RC44 Labor Movements (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Andreas BIELER, Nottingham University, United Kingdom and Ngai PUN, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Global Garlic and Its Labor Consequences (Oral Presentation)
Kathleen SCHWARTZMAN, University of Arizona, USA

What Preconditions Industry-Level Collective Bargaining in China? (Oral Presentation)
Hao ZHANG, Cornell University, USA

The Commodification of Education and Labor in China (Oral Presentation)
Yihui SU, Shanghai University, China

Exploring the Role of Labour NGOs, Rights Lawyers and Intellectuals in Workers' Collective Actions (Oral Presentation)
Elaine, Sio Ieng HUI, University of Kassel, Germany; Chris, King Chi CHAN, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

China in the Global Division of Labour: Contradictions and Class Relations (Distributed Paper)
Jane HARDY, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Foxconn Worker Struggles in China (Distributed Paper)
Jenny CHAN, Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom; Mark SELDEN, Cornell University, USA

Exploitation and Resistance: A Comparative Analysis Of The Chinese Cheap Labour Electronics and High-Value Added IT Sectors (Distributed Paper)
Andreas BIELER, Nottingham University, United Kingdom; Chun-Yi LEE, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

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