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Author Walder, Andrew G. (Andrew George), 1953-

Title Communist neo-traditionalism : work and authority in Chinese industry / Andrew G. Walder
Published [Berkeley] : [University of California Press], [©1986]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 302 pages)
Contents Communist Neo-Traditionalism: An Introductory Essay -- The Neo-Traditional Image of Communist Society -- Communist Neo-Traditionalism as a Type-Concept -- Social and Economic Dependence on the Enterprise -- Political Dependence on Management -- Personal Dependence on Superiors -- The Institutional Culture of Authority -- Precis of the Analysis -- The Factory as an Institution: Life Chances in a Status Society -- The Transition to a Communist Pattern -- Demographic Problems and the Administrative Response -- Status Groups in the Labor Force -- The Supply and Allocation of State Sector Jobs -- Social and Economic Aspects of the Employment Relationship -- Labor Mobility and Dependence on the Enterprise -- Mobility and Life Chances in the Enterprise -- The Structured Dependence of the Enterprise Community -- The Party-State in the Factory -- The Party-State and the Working Class -- The Political Organization of the Factory -- The "Foreman's Empire" on the Shop Floor -- The Chinese Work Group System -- Stalinist and Maoist Mobilization: A Comparison -- Principled Particularism: Moral and Political Aspects of Authority -- Social Ties in Ideological Groups -- From Ideological Orientation to Principled Particularism -- Biaoxian and the Flexibility of Rewards and Punishments -- Worker Responses to Moral-Political Authority -- The Substantive Ambiguity of Biaoxian -- Clientelist Bureaucracy: The Factory Social Order -- The Divided Workforce as a Social Fact -- The Official Patron-Client Network -- Cliques and Factions -- Instrumental-Personal Ties
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-294) and index
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Subject Communism -- China.
Industrial relations -- China.
Working class -- China.
Form Electronic book