Week 9-1&2 Labor Disputes (2)

Week 9-1&2 Labor Disputes (2) - into political...

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The Increase of Labor Disputes A. Regional Distribution of Labor Conflicts 1. Massive layoffs in old SOEs Deterioration in employment conditions 2. Southeast Coastal Areas Regions which experienced most rapid economic growth Migrant workers Foreign invested enterprises
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The Increase of Labor Disputes
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The Increase of Labor Disputes B. The Most Common Reasons of Labor Conflicts * Source: China Labor Statistical Yearbook (2001: 429) Wages Labor contract Social insurance Remedy for injury suffered on the job Training Others 41,671 35,794 31,350 13,008 12,549 834 30.8% 26.3% 23.1% 9.6% 9.2% 0.6%
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The Nature of Labor Disputes A. Material Centered Although labor conflicts arose when economic grievances evolved
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Unformatted text preview: into political criticism of regime legitimacy, the demands workers made were predominantly material ones. If their economic needs are met, workers will not rise against the regime and risk their lives in the face of repression. B. Fragmented and Limited in Scope and Scale Workers protests were restricted within a cellular module targeting local officials and employers, with no effective expansion of scope or scale, and no radicalization of workers demands, as a result of a combination of government repression and the fragmentation of interests among workers....
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course POLC 3020 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '10 term at Tulane.

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Week 9-1&2 Labor Disputes (2) - into political...

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