Workers and Communities Versus Walmart: A Comparison of Organized Resistance in the United Stated and China

TitleWorkers and Communities Versus Walmart: A Comparison of Organized Resistance in the United Stated and China
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsQuan, K.
EditorChan, A.
Book TitleWalmart in China
Pagination239-251
PublisherCornell University Press
CityIthaca, NY
Keywordscommunity-based campaigns, labor rights, organized resistance, organizing, Walmart
Abstract

Assesses resistance to Walmart in China in comparison to the United States. This chapter reviews more recent protest and growing awareness of labour rights in China and uses the US case of community-based campaigns around Walmart to argue for the importance of building US-Chinese union relations.