Internal Migration in Contemporary China

Internal Migration in Contemporary China

by D. Davin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312217188

ISBN-13: 9780312217181

Pub. Date: 01/11/1999

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

As China moves from a society controlling all aspects of life, including population movement, to something nearer a market economy, migration has become an urgent issue. Tens of millions of rural migrants have entered China's cities, meeting discrimination similar to that experienced by economic migrants to the West. This book looks at the reasons why people

Overview

As China moves from a society controlling all aspects of life, including population movement, to something nearer a market economy, migration has become an urgent issue. Tens of millions of rural migrants have entered China's cities, meeting discrimination similar to that experienced by economic migrants to the West. This book looks at the reasons why people migrate, the lives of migrants and government policy towards them. It distinguishes different types of migration and looks particularly at marriage migration and the effects of migration on the lives of women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312217181
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/11/1999
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
177
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Migration in China after 1949
• An Overview of Migration Since 1978
• Reform Era Policies on Population Movement
• Why People Migrate
• The Impact of Migration in the Sending Areas
• Migrant Lives and Impacts in the Destination Areas
• Women and Migration
• Marriage Migration
• Responses to Migration and the Prospects for the Future
• Index

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