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Published: 24 March 2005

280 Pages | tables


ISBN: 9780199245277

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Towards a Labour Market in China

John Knight and Lina Song

Studies on Contemporary China

  • Draws together quantitative survey-based research by the authors, conducted over more than a decade, to explain China's move from an administered labour system towards the creation of a market
  • Covers the main aspects of the transformation
  • The subject is of such importance and general interest, the book is written for development, labour, and transition economists as well as for China specialists
  • Adopts a systemic approach, using economic and sociological theory, institutional analysis and political economy to explain the causes, obstacles and consequences of the move towards a labour market