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Title Mapping China : peasants, migrant workers and informal labor / edited by Wu Chongqing
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 214 pages)
Series Rethinking socialism and reform in China ; volume 1
Rethinking socialism and reform in China ; v. 1
Contents Series Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1 Small Farming in the Market Economy: A Study of a Village in Shandong, and Its Theoretical Significance; Chapter 2 "Beyond the Boundary": A Countermovement to the Hollowing-out of Rural China; Chapter 3 Social Ties and the Market: A Study of Digital Printing Industry from an Informal Economy Perspective; Chapter 4 Discursive Dyslexia and the Articulation of Class: A Theoretical Perspective on China's Young Female Migrant Workers (Dagongmei)
Chapter 5 The Class Formation: Control of Capital and Collective Resistance of Chinese Construction WorkersChapter 6 Internet Mobilizing and Workers' Collective Resistance at OEM Factories; Chapter 7 The Impacts of Labor Migration on Rural Poverty and Inequality; Index
Summary This collection includes seven articles from the journal 'Open Times', a window into contemporary Chinese academic trends. All the articles deal with the topic of "peasants, migrant workers and informal labor," but each has a different emphasis. It illustrates various ways that people from a countryside make use of local social resources to seek out ways to making a living. In these models, we can still see traditional social networks, various degrees of ties based on kinship and locality, and the existence of humans as social groups. It also analyzes Dagongmei's collective actions to fight against the capital and patriarchy, workers' collective resistance at OEM factories, and the impacts of labor migration on rural poverty and inequality
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English, translated from articles originally written and published in Chinese
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Subject Informal sector (Economics) -- China.
Migrant labor -- China.
Peasants -- China -- Economic conditions.
Rural population -- China.
Form Electronic book
Author Wu, Chongqing, editor
LC no. 2016038699
ISBN 9004326383 (electronic bk.)
9789004326385 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)