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Working Class Formation in China: Cognitive Dissonance and Politics of Reconceptualization

UC Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies hosts a talk with Gaochao He on working class formation in China.

May 3, 2016 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Speaker: Professor Gaochao He, Labor and Worklife Program (LWP) of Harvard Law School.
Sponsor: UC Berkeley Labor Center

Professor Gaochao He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago in 1993 and is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Labor and Worklife Program (LWP) of Harvard Law School. Professor He’s research interests mainly focus on politics of labor, and on the changing relations among the state, trade union, managers, and workers in China. He has conducted various surveys and interviews on workplace politics in China since 1995, and is currently conducting research on the evolution of Guangdong labor regime since the strike wave of 2010. He is also working on a book manuscript, Labor Politics in China: Where the State Meets Market and Society.

Target audiences: Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

Open to audience: All Audiences