A boy in Montana determined to learn Chinese, Dexter “Tiff” Roberts eventually became one of Businessweek’s first China correspondents. For two decades he explored how government policies affected everyday people. His new book, The Myth of Chinese Capitalism, tells the story of China’s hundreds of millions of migrant workers.
Changes in the World’s Workshop: How new laws, more demanding workers, and activist trade unions are transforming the Chinese workplace
The Berkeley Center for Law, Business and Economy hosts a lecture on labor laws and worker's rights in China.
Lynette Ong discusses her book which examines the bias in RCC lending patterns, focusing on why the mobilization of rural savings has contributed to successful industrial development in some locales but not in others.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a discussion with Manfred Elfstrom on the growing wave of labor unrest in China, the state's response, and the the long-term implications for both activists and the government.
Massive Unemployment and Worker Protests: So Why Were Workers More Restive in China than in France and Mexico?
UC Berkeley's Center for Chinese studies presents a discussion by Dorothy Solinger on the increasing number of worker protests in China compared to that in France and Mexico.
Part of the China Business Seminar series.
Liu Cheng from Shanghai Normal University will give a talk on labor relations in China at UCLA.
David Zweig, professor emeritus at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, looks at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.
Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, will help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.