While much attention has been focused on the rise of the modern Chinese nation, little or none has been directed at the emergence of "citizenry". This book examines thinkers from the period 1890-1920 in modern China, and shows how China might forge a modern society with a political citizenry.

Chapter 1 Introduction Structural Change and the Growth of Part-Time and Temporary Employment, Eileen Appelbaum; Chapter 1a Short Hours, Short Shrift: The Causes and Consequences of Part-Time Employment, Chris Tilly; Chapter 2 Temporary Employment in the Eighties, Françoise J. Carré; Chapter 3 New Policies for the Part-Time and Contingent Workforce, Virginia L. duRivage;