Labor, Class Formation, and China's Informationized Policy of Economic Development
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Labor, Class Formation, and China's Informationized Policy of Economic Development

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In Labor, Class Formation, and China's Informationized Policy of Economic Development, Yu Hong examines crucial connections between the evolving political economy of information and communications technology (ICT) and the reconstitution of class relations in China. Situating China's ICT development over the last thirty years at the intersection of transnational trends, domestic policies, and institutional arrangements, Hong shows how evolving class relations in the ICT sector are shaped by and shaping the transnational capitalist dynamics and domestic socio-economic transformations.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 322 pages
  • 157.48 x 226.06 x 27.94mm | 657.71g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739137263
  • 9780739137260
  • 2,153,502

About Hong Yu

Yu Hong is assistant professor in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at University of Southern California.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION Chapter 2: POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CHINESE ICT DEVELOPMENT IN THE GLOBALIZATION ERA Chapter 3: THE COMPOSITION OF ICT WORKFORCES AND ITS INDICATIONS OF CHINA'S DEVELOPMENTAL STRATEGY Chapter 4: PROCUREMENT, MANAGEMENT AND DISCIPLINE Chapter 5: PRACTICES AND IDENTITIES OF MIGRANT WORKERS: BETWEEN LIVED EXPERIENCES AND PAST MEMORIES Chapter 6: WILL CHINESE ICT WORKERS UNITE?-NEW SIGNS OF CHANGE IN THE AFTERMANTH OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS Chapter 7: CONCLUSION Chapter 8 METHODOLOGICAL APPENDICES Chapter 9 BIBLIOGRAPHYshow more