Perry Anderson, 28 January 2010
Show More When China Rules the World: The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World by Martin Jacques.
Allen Lane, 550 pp., £30, June 2009, 978 0 7139 9254 0Show More
Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics: Entrepreneurship and the State by Yasheng Huang.
Cambridge, 348 pp., £15.99, November 2008, 978 0 521 89810 2Show More
Against the Law: Labour Protests in China’s Rustbelt and Sunbelt by Ching KwanLee.
California, 325 pp., £15.95, June 2007, 978 0 520 25097 0Show More
“... the majority of the population still lives and dies. The fate of urban labour is the subject of Ching KwanLee’s Against the Law. Studies of the working class anywhere in the world, once a staple of history and sociology, have declined along with labour movements as a political force; in recent ...”