China managed to maintain some economic activity during the lockdown, but at what cost and under what conditions?
Gilles Guiheux is a professor at Université de Paris, a researcher at CESSMA, and a senior member of the IUF. His work lies at the intersection of history and sociology. He has focused on the conditions for the emergence of the private sector in Taiwan and in mainland China, and on the construction of the social figures of the entrepreneur and the consumer. He is developing a program on garment-industry workers. He recently published La République populaire de Chine (Les Belles Lettres, 2018).