Book reviews: Chinese unemployment, Laegrid festschrift
In the current issue of Governance (23.4, October 2010), Lu Zhang reviews The Chinese Worker After Socialism by William Hurst of the University of Texas Austin. Zhang says that the book “stands out” for its careful examination of the fate of workers laid off by China’s state-owned enterprises: “The book is comprehensive, informative, and rich in details concerning several main issues regarding the laid-off SOE workers.” Read the review. And Martin Painter reviews Change and Continuity in Public Sector Organizations, a festschrift in honor of SOG member Per Laegrid. “The book is a showcase of the kind of public administration scholarship that Laegrid has exemplified,” says Painter. Read the review.