Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
x, 277 pages ; 24 cm.
Harvard contemporary China series ; 15.
Formatted Contents Note
Prologue : the new contentious politics in China : poor and blank or rich and complex? / Sidney Tarrow Introduction : studying contention in contemporary China / Kevin J. O'Brien and Rachel E. Stern Student movements in China and Taiwan / Teresa Wright Collective petitioning and institutional conversion / Xi Chen Mass frames and worker protest / William Hurst Worker leaders and framing factory-based resistance / Feng Chen Recruitment to Protestant house churches / Carsten T. Vala and Kevin J. O'Brien Contention in cyberspace / Guobin Yang Environmental campaigns / Yanfei Sun and Dingxin Zhao Disruptive collective action in the reform era / Yongshun Cai Manufacturing dissent in transnational China / Patricia M. Thornton Permanent rebellion? continuities and discontinuities in Chinese protest / Elizabeth J. Perry.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -274).