Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Consent and Control in the Authoritarian WorkplaceRussia and China Compared$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Martin Krzywdzinski

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198806486

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198806486.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 15 October 2019

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
Source:
Consent and Control in the Authoritarian Workplace
Author(s):

Martin Krzywdzinski

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198806486.003.0001

How is workplace consent created in authoritarian countries that limit participation rights, not only in the political sphere, but also in the workplace? Although authoritarian countries make up a large proportion of the states in existence today, there are few comparative studies of work in authoritarian societies. This introduction presents the study’s main questions and research design as well as the theories, methods, and data used in the analysis. It introduces the concept of consent and discusses the particularities of consent generation in authoritarian societies and workplaces. It compares Russia and China as the world’s two biggest authoritarian countries and reviews their similarities—mainly their shared post-communist past—and differences regarding labor regulation and socioeconomic development.

Keywords:   Russia, China, consent, automotive industry, factory regimes, authoritarianism, post-communist countries, labor regulation

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .