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Speaking Out – The Workers` Movement in China (2005-2006)

CLB Research Report No. 5, 56 p.

This document analyses the social context, the causes and the development of the workers` protests in 2005/06. It depicts the government`s response to the protests as well as the deficits of the state-controled union. 

The economic, legislative and social background to the workers’ movement
Worker Protests in 2005-06
An Analysis of Worker Protests
Government Policies in Response to Worker Protests
The ACFTU and workers’ rights
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China Labour Bulletin