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Democracy and Organisation in the Chinese Industrial Enterprise, 1948-1953
Democracy and Organisation in the Chinese Industrial Enterprise, 1948-1953
By William Brugger
Cambridge University Press, 1976, 374 pp.

A fascinating study of the problems faced by the new Chinese leadership in restructuring work organization and authority after the Revolution. Brugger's book offers insights into comparative patterns of modernization, industrial democratization, and the effect of cultural differences on social forms.