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Author Swider, Sarah Christine, author

Title Building China : informal work and the new precariat / Sarah Swider
Published Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2015
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Contents Building China and the making of a new working class -- The hukou system, migration and the construction industry -- Mediated employment : a city of walls -- Embedded employment : a city of 232 villages -- Individual employment : a city of violence -- Protest and organizing among informal workers under restrictive regimes -- Informal precarious workers, protests and precarious authoritarianism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Construction industry -- China.
Construction workers -- China.
Informal sector (Economics) -- China.
Labor movement -- China.
Migrant labor -- China.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 150170172X (electronic bk.)
9781501701726 (electronic bk.)