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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Labor Politics in China


Friedman's research manifests in "Insurgency Trap"

Worker resistance in China grew rapidly starting around 2000, while sections of Chinese government moved in a pro-labor direction.

Seem contradictory?

Assistant Professor Eli Friedman explains what’s going on in "Insurgency Trap: Labor Politics in Postsocialist China."

Featured Stories

ILR News Digest

Dipabali Chowdhury '14 was honored this spring with the Jennifer Loren Herskowitz '88 Cornell Tradition Point of Light Award.  Read more.

Interviews and Research Highlights

Equal Pay

ILR Online: 5 years After Ledbetter

Explore what employers and workers need to know about equitable pay and the challenges for making further progress.

ILR in the News

Linda Barrington, 7/21/14
"Work that looks like summer camp"
The Boston Globe

Chris Collins, 7/21/14
"Getting out from underemployed"
NWI Times

Ken Margolies, 7/16/14
"LIRR talks continue, without M.T.A. chair"
Capital New York

Michele Williams, 7/14/14
"Create positive culture to beat bad office humor"
The Times of India


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