Chloé Froissart

Portrait CF

Researcher

 

Contact

Email: chloefroissart@cefc.com.hk

Affiliation

Director of the Sino-French Centre, Tsinghua University, Beijing
Researcher, CEFC, Hong Kong
Associate Professor, Rennes 2 University (France)

Research fields

– Civil society and labour politics
– Theory of citizenship
– Democracy and participation in China
– Sociology of collective actions (with particular focus on workers movement in China)
– Development of civil society in China (with particular focus on NGOs)
– Labor Politics
– Environmental Politics
– History of political ideas in China

Curriculum

2011-2013: in charge of the seminar “How to think collective action in China” at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Science (Paris)
2009 onwards: Associate Professor in Chinese Studies, University of Rennes 2; Associate researcher in political science with the Centre for Research on Modern and Contemporary China, School for Higher Studies in Social Science (Paris); Associate researcher with the CNRS-CRAPE (Institute of Political Science, Rennes)
2009-2010: Lecturer at Paris Institute of Political Science, course taught: « Social and Political Transformations in Contemporary China »
2008-2009: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Research on Modern and Contemporary China, School for Higher Studies in Social Science (Paris)
2007-2008: Lecturer at the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO), department of Chinese Studies (Paris).
2007: PhD, Paris Institute of Political Science

Publications

PhD dissertation

“Quelle citoyenneté pour les travailleurs migrants en République Populaire de Chine? Le cas de Chengdu”.

Books

2013 La Chine et ses migrants. La conquête d’une citoyenneté. Presses universitaires de Rennes, coll. Res Publica, 2013.

Articles in peer-review journals

2015 “La Démocratie en Chine: une question d’équilibres,” in J.M. Bouissou (ed.), La démocratie en Asie, Japon, Inde, Chine, Paris, Editions Philippe Picquier, pp. 103-153.

2015 “L’évolution de la dynamique des grèves en Chine et leur impact sur la démocratisation au sein des entreprises,” in Clément Sehier and Richard Sobel (eds), Travail, luttes sociales et régulation du capitalisme dans la Chine contemporaine, Lille, Presses Universitaires du Septentrion (Coll. “Capitalismes – éthique – institutions”), pp. 103-121.

2014  “L’émergence de négociations collectives autonomes en Chine,” Critique Internationale, No. 65, October-December 2014, pp. 43-63

2014 “The ambiguities between contention and political participation. A study of civil society development in authoritarian regimes,” Journal of Civil Society, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2014, pp. 219-222.

2014 “Using the law as a ‘harmonious weapon’: The Ambiguities of legal activism in favour of migrant workers in China”, Journal of Civil Society, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2014, pp. 255-272.

2014 with Yi Xu, “Hong Kong et le delta de la rivière des Perles : liens économiques et activisme social,” in Sebastian Veg (ed.), “Hong Kong prend le large,” Critique, No. 807-808, August-September 2014, pp. 726-739.

2013 with Leïla Choukroune, “Legal Reforms and Social Protest in a State with No Rule of Law: the Chinese Experiments,” Le Mouvement social, 2013/3, No. 244, pp. 47-65.

2013 “Fighting for a Fair Wage. The Changing Demands of the Chinese Working Class,” Books&Ideas, March 2013.

2012 “Les ‘ONG’ de défense des droits des travailleurs migrants: l’émergence de formes proto-syndicales en Chine,” Chronique Internationale de l’IRES, No. 135, March 2012, pp. 22-33.

2012 “Quelles avancées pour les négociations collectives et la réforme des syndicats en Chine?”, Chronique Internationale de l’IRES, No. 134, January 2012, pp. 16-28.

2011 “NGOs Defending Migrant Workers’ Rights: Semi-union organizations contribute to the regime’s dynamic stability,” China Perspectives, 2011/2, pp. 18-25.

2011 “La radicalisation des actions collectives en Chine et ses conséquences politiques,” Chronique Internationale de l’IRES, No. 128, January 2011, pp. 15-24.

2008 “Le système du hukou: pilier de la croissance chinoise et du maintien du PCC au pouvoir,” Etudes du CERI, No. 149, Fondation nationale des sciences politiques, 2008, 47 p.

2008 “Creating a ‘Harmonious society’: Issues and Challenges,” in “Entreprendre en Chine: contexte politique, management, réalités sociales” (Doing business in China: Political Context, Management, Social Realities), Etudes du CERI, No. 145-146, National Foundation for Political Science Press, 2008, pp. 8-18.

2006 “Escaping from under the Party’s Thumb: A Few Examples of Migrant Workers Striving for Autonomy,” Social Research, Vol. 73, No. 1, Spring 2006, pp. 197-218.

In the media

Recent interviews

Manifestations en Chine contre des projets polluants, in Le Monde [in French]

En Chine, 500 manifestations quotidiennes contre la pollution, Novethic [in French]

Les sous-sols pékinois et leurs rats, RFI [in French]

Canton se rebelle in Le Monde [in French]

“Apple City”, la face sauvage de l’urbanisation chinoise in Le Monde [in French]

En Chine, une urbanisation à deux vitesses in Le Monde [in French]

Book reviews

Book reviews of Chloé Froissart’s La Chine et ses migrants:

– by Éric Florence, published in China Perspectives, No. 2014/3, 2014.
– “Mobility, Identity and the State: China’s Approach of Internal and External Migration in the Light of two recent French publications,” by Kaja Skowrońska, published in Polish Sociological Review, Vol. 187, No. 3, 2014.
– “En Chine, la longue marche des sans-papiers pour leurs droits,” by Carine Fouteau, published on Médiapart.fr on August 1st, 2014.
– “Les clandestins de l’intérieur,” by Catherine Wihtol de Wenden, published on LaViedesIdées.fr on April 23, 2014.
– by Gilles Guiheux, published in La Revue Française de Science Politique, Vol. 64, No. 2, 2014.

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