Show simple item record Shaw, Victor en 2012-07-03T15:58:03Z en 2012-07-03T15:58:03Z en 1996 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0-275-95599-0 en
dc.identifier.uri en
dc.description.abstract The text consists of five parts, or twenty-two chapters. Part I introduces the general structure and process of Chinese work units and social control practices, formulates a conceptual framework, and provides information about data collection. Part II identifies the major forms of social control in Chinese work units: control through ideology, residency, confidential records, civil reward and penalty, administrative disciplining, quasi-justice, para-security, collective vigilance, and mass inclusion. Each is discussed and analyzed with respect to structure, process, nature, and xiv Introduction change. Comparisons are made with control throughout Chinese history and outside China. Part III examines communist political economy and Chinese culture; it attempts to contextually explain why various forms of social control in Chinese work organizations are possible, unavoidable, and sustained. Part IV documents employee reaction to and evaluation of the Chinese work unit and its various forms of social control. A comparison of Chinese work units with American employers is presented with regard to the mode and nature of work control. Part V explores China's current system reforms and long-term trends toward modernization and democratization; it projects possible future changes on the Chinese social control mechanisms. en
dc.format application/pdf en
dc.format.extent xiv, 289 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Praeger Publishers en
dc.rights Copyright 1996 Victor N. Shaw en
dc.rights Any permission requests for use of material from this book must be directed to ABC-CLIO Publishing. en
dc.subject Social control-China en
dc.subject Work groups-China en
dc.subject China social conditions-1976 en
dc.title Social control in China: a study of Chinese work units en
dc.type Book en

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