The Labour Implications of Technological Upgrading in China /

This study provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art overview of technological upgrading in China and its labour implications.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Feng, Xiaojun, 1989- (Author)
Corporate Author: International Labour Office.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Genève : International Labour Organisation, 2020.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Figures
  • Tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • About the author
  • Acronyms
  • 1 The research question and research gap
  • 1.1 Definitions of technological upgrading and social upgrading
  • 1.2 The rationale of technological and social upgrading in China
  • 1.3 Impacts of technological upgrading on social upgrading: A literature review
  • 1.4 Existing literature on China and the research gap
  • 2 Scope and content of technological upgrading in China
  • 2.1 Technological upgrading in China: An overview
  • 2.2 Process upgrading
  • 2.3 Product upgrading
  • 3 Social upgrading amidst technologicalupgrading in China
  • 3.1 The changing employment landscape: An overview
  • 3.2 Impacts of process upgrading on social upgrading
  • 3.3 Impacts of product upgrading on social upgrading
  • 4 Synchronizing technological and social upgrading in China: Challenges and efforts made
  • 4.1 Education and training
  • 4.2 Other policies to harness the technological shock
  • 4.3 Prospects for workers' collective action
  • 5 Conclusion and suggestions for future research
  • 5.1 Conclusion
  • 5.2 Suggestions for fu ture research
  • References