Prof. Andreas Bieler and I have been awarded a grant of £275k by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for a project on ‘Globalisation, national transformation and workers’ rights: an analysis of Chinese labour within the global economy’ (RES-062-23-2777; full project proposal). The project starts to run from 1 October 2011. On this blog, I will regularly provide a discussion of empirical findings related to this project.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Re-blog: Super-exploitation and resistance: different forms of workers protests in China

In August 2016, Professor Andreas Bieler and I published an article 'Exploitation and Resistance: A Comparative Analysis of the Chinese cheap labour electronics and high-value added IT sectors' in the journal Globalisation. This article is the result of our observation, to compare IT manufacturing in Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta from 2011 to 2014.  A detailed introduction of our paper can be seen in Prof. Bieler's blog: