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Workers of China

Kenneth Ewart Priestley

Workers of China

by Kenneth Ewart Priestley

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Published by Ampersand in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Dragonfly Books, 1963.

StatementK. E. Priestley.
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p.
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19769628M

  Very well-written, enjoyable books that increase understanding of both China's past and present. 4. Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China, by Phillip P. Pan (, Simon. Sam Marcy Selected articles of Sam Marcy, , and other works Bolsheviks and War [] High Tech, Low Pay [] Soviet Socialism: Utopian or Scientific [] Perestroika: A Marxist Critique[] The Klan & the Government[] Poland: Behind the Crisis[].

As China has evolved into an industrial powerhouse over the past two decades, a new class of workers has developed: the dagongmei, or working girls. The dagongmei are women in their late teens and early twenties who move from rural areas to urban centers to work in : Pun Ngai. An employment record book is an official personal document recording the employment status of its owner over time. Some European countries issue such documents, others did earlier. The first employment record books are said to have been issued in German Reich in in the mining industry. 1 People's Republic of China. 6 Soviet Union and Russia.

Migrant workers are an inevitable issue that has accompanied China's socioeconomic transformation, and has a direct bearing on the country's social and economic progress, and stability. This book aims to present a comprehensive picture of China's issue of migrant workers that has emerged during its urbanization. There are currently million migrant workers in China of whom million work in the clothing industry. China is the world’s biggest clothing exporter - in it produced 34% of the world’s clothing exports. In alone, approximately one million workers suffered industrial injuries and ab were victims of occupational disease.


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“This highly readable story of the recent struggle of China’s workers for a better life, and the Communist Party’s complex responses to their demands, will surely meet the urgent need for greater understanding of this dynamic, non-transparent nation.

Cynthia Estlund, a leading expert on American labor, has given us a balanced Cited by: 3. The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, the Factory, and the Future of the World [Roberts, Dexter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, the Factory, and the Future of the World/5(11). Get this from a library. Workers of China. [K E Priestley] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information.

China on Strike, the first English-language book of its kind, provides an intimate and revealing window into the lives of workers organizing in some of China’s most profitable factories, which supply Apple, Nike, Hewlett Packard, and other multinational companies.

Drawing on dozens of interviews with Chinese workers, this book documents the processes of migration, changing employment relations, worker culture, and other issues related to China /5(2). China on Strike, the first English-language book of its kind, provides an intimate and revealing window into the lives of workers organizing in some of China’s most profitable factories, which supply Apple, Nike, Hewlett Packard, and other multinational companies.

Drawing on dozens of interviews with Chinese workers, this book documents the processes of migration, changing employment relations, worker culture, and other issues related to China. The Chinese and the Iron Road thoroughly reviews all aspects of the railroads’ employment of Chinese workers, including the workers’ origins in China, their contracts with labor brokers, their transport to the U.S., the terms and conditions of their employment with the railroads the lives they lived as railroad laborers, and their relationships with their employers and the the American /5(10).

Women Workers of the Unlucky Generation. Gender and Work in Urban China this book makes the voices of ordinary women workers heard and applies feminist perspectives on women and work to the Chinese situation.

Setting their life stories against a backdrop of great social-political upheaval in China, the book suggests that the women of Cited by: The inauguration ceremony of a book on the Chinese workers' club was held at the Chinese Cultural Center here on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of China-Mongolia ties.

– The New York Times “This is an irresistible book.”– People “Excellent.” – Chicago Tribune “Fascinating Chang powerfully conveys the individual reality behind China’s million migrant workers, the largest migration in human history.” – The Boston Globe “Chang reveals a world staggering in its dimensions, Cited by: The great migration of farmers leaving rural China to work and live in big cities as 'floaters' has been an on-going debate in China for the past three decades.

This book probes into the spatial mobility of migrant workers in Beijing, and questions. China’s Workers Under Assault. London, England: East Gate. Annotation: This collection of case studies and reports puts a human face on the issue of forced labor in China. It examines 23 cases around the country over a period of seven years, through Chinese articles, reports, and interviews.

The book focuses in particular on migrant workers—File Size: KB. Feng, T. (), ‘Zhongguo zhigongdaibiaodahuizhidu zonglun’, [The system of workers’ congress in China], in Rudolf Traub-Merz and Kinglun Ngok (ed.), Zhongguo chanyeminzhu [Industrial democracy in China with additional studies on Germany, South-Korea and Vietnam], Beijing: Zhongguo shehuikexue chubanshe, – China Statistical Database.

Legal Framework. Classifications & Methods. International Cooperation. Understanding Statistics. Statistical Database. Home > Annual Data. Waves of Chinese emigration (also known as the Chinese diaspora) have happened throughout mass emigration, which occurred from the 19th century towas mainly caused by wars and starvation in mainland China, invasion from various foreign countries, as well as problems resulting from political emigrants were illiterate peasants and.

Factory Girls focuses on the lives of young women living in Dongguan, a huge city in southern China filled with factories and inhabited mainly by migrant workers.

The author spent several years getting to know workers there, and most of the book tells their You might expect a book about the lives of migrant workers in China to be incredibly /5. This book on China-US foreign relations, by America's iconic 20th century diplomat Henry Kissinger, is revealing as it is self indulgent.

Kiss~ is a proclaimed proponent of realpolitik, the pragmatic approach pioneered in the "Art of War". Steeped in ancient lore and modern myth, he is seemingly a a sinophile as well.

/5(). As of Thursday morning, about a third of 1, Chinese companies surveyed in the last week by research firm China Beige Book remain closed, and roughly another third are operating remotely.

The Real Story of Ah Q by Lu Xun (translated by Julia Lovell) Between and China had a democratic revolution, then an abortive workers' revolution.

In the process came a cultural revolution, of which novelist Lu Xun was the central figure. The hukou system has origins in China that date back to ancient times, but the system in its current form came into being with the People’s Republic of China Hukou Registration Regulation.

Until very recently, each citizen was classified in an agricultural or non-agricultural hukou (commonly referred to as rural or urban) and further Traditional Chinese: 戶口.

A factory worker in China may work over sixteen hours, sometimes six days a week. The pay for all of this overtime is sometimes as low as 55 cents per hour. In the United States, that pay would not even cover a coke and a bag of chips from the break room. China's Workers Under Assault The Exploitation of Labor in a Globalizing Economy (Asia and the Pacific).

Chicago: East Gate Book, Chang, Leslie T. Factory Girls. Spiegal & Grau, “Child Labor Prevention” China Labor Watch. 30 September 15 April Harney, Alexandra. The China Price The True Cost of Chinese Competitive.

Each year, million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an unorganized workforce—‘scattered sand’, in Chinese parlance—and the most marginalized and.

Building the Transcontinental Railroad: Stanford historian’s book shines light on Chinese workers in California They helped complete the American dream of conquering the West. And then they were.