Search for dissertations about: "mingan"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word mingan.

  1. 1. Laboring Through Uncertainty : an ethnography of the Chinese state, labor NGOs, and development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Darcy Pan; Johan Lindquist; Anette Nyqvist; Stephan Feuchtwang; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; uncertainty; intimacy; complicity; mingan; secrecy; state; NGO; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : This study sets out to understand how international development projects supporting labor activism work in contemporary China. It focuses on the lived experiences of and relationships among a group of grassroots⁠ labor NGOs in the province of Guangdong, South China; intermediary NGOs in Hong Kong; and Western funding agencies that try to bring about social change in postsocialist China where the political climate is still highly restrictive and the limits of the state’s tolerance for activism are ambiguous and uncertain. READ MORE