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Labor Activists and the New Working Class in China

Strike Leaders’ Struggles

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Part of the Social Movements and Transformation book series (SMT)

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About this book


This project provides an in-depth study of the role of worker-activist leaders in industrial strikes in China, a country where labor rights face significant challenges from state and industry suppression and by current lack of formal organization.


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About the authors

Parry P. Leung is Associate Professor in the School of Sociology at the China University of Political Science and Law, China. He was the founder and chair of Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) during 2006 to 2013. SACOM is a Hong Kong-based anti-sweatshop organization which has been active in uncovering labor abuses in China.

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