Anita Chan

Anita Chan is co-editor of The China Journal and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian Centre of China in the World of the Australian National University. She was formerly a Research Professor at University of Technology Sydney. She has published widely on Chinese workers’ conditions, the Chinese trade union, labour rights, and comparative labour issues. Her ten books include Children of Mao: Personality Development and Political Activism in the Red Guard Generation (1985), China’s Workers under Assault (2001), Chen Village: Revolution to Globalization (2009), and, as editor, Labour in Vietnam (2011), Walmart in China (2011) and Chinese Workers in Comparative Perspective (2015). Her current research project is on the Hong Kong’s new trade union movement.