Dickens - controlled by the state migrant workers are still...

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Best of times for wealthy/working classes: the ones benefitting from reforms and economic growth held private enterprises most meet contractual obligations previously negotiated with officials rather than government quotas remaining profits can then go to expand production facilities, improve equipment, and award bonuses can send children to improved private schools, or even make a school themselves Worst of times: for the poor people living in the inner cities and peasants living far from cities and transportation lines deterioration of the infastructure for education and medical care in large parts of China's hinterland elimination of communes as an underlying/backup institution for funding employee's of state run enterprises suffer from fixed salaries that are not sufficient enough to buy the goods that are no longer price
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Unformatted text preview: controlled by the state migrant workers are still being taken advantage of (treated poorly, not paid on time, pay for children to get public schooling) Government/Democracy managed to bring inflation under control to make the classes more equal implemented minimum wages, even though they are sometimes not followed and too low it is still a step in the right direction small villages have had their own elections China now has built a complete legal system concerning the protection of women's rights and interests, and promotion of gender equality, based on the Constitution of the People's Republic of China, and with the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Rights and Interests of Women proposed Labor Laws should be revised and improved in an effort to protect the rights and interests of migrant workers....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course EASC 150g taught by Professor Rosen during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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