Working Class Formation in Taiwan

Fractured Solidarity in State-Owned Enterprises, 1945–2012

  • Authors
  • Ming-sho Ho

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This book offers a fresh look at Taiwan's state workers in from the postwar period to the present day and examines the rise and fall of labor insurgency in the past two decades. Challenging the conventional image of docile working class, it unearths a series of workers resistance, hidden and public, in a high authoritarian era.


Working-class Class Formation Labor Resistance Historical Institutionalism Social Movement Unionism Taiwan Image Institution labor market politics

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