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Author Liu, Hwa-Jen, 1968- author

Title Leverage of the weak : labor and environmental movements in Taiwan and South Korea / Hwa-Jen Liu
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]
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Series Social movements, protest, and contention ; Volumen 42
Social movements, protest, and contention ; Volumen 42
Contents Acknowledgments -- Note to readers -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: strategic comparison of two movements and two late-industrializers -- The power bases of labor and environmental movements -- The tangles of movement histories -- The emergence of early-riser movements -- Movement legacy and latecomer movements -- Labor and environmental trajectories -- Conclusion: what now? -- Appendix: notes on methodology -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Notes "Portions of chapter 3 were published in When Labor and Nature Strike Back: A Double Movement Saga in Taiwan, Capitalism Nature Socialism 22, no. 1 (2011) : 22-39"--Title page verso
"Portions of chapter 5 were published in Chongsin sikao yundongguiji: Taiwan yu nanhan de laogong yu huanjing yundong [Rethinking movement trajectories: Labor and environmental movements in Taiwan and South Korea], Taiwan shehueixue [Taiwanese sociology] 16, no. 1 (2008): 1-47"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-218) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmentalism -- Korea (South) -- History.
Environmentalism -- Taiwan -- History.
Labor movement -- Korea (South) -- History.
Labor movement -- Taiwan -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1452944768 (electronic bk.)
9781452944760 (electronic bk.)