Manufacturing Towns in China: The Governance of Rural Migrant Workers

Manufacturing Towns in China: The Governance of Rural Migrant Workers

by Yue Gong

Hardcover(1st ed. 2019)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811333712
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 12/30/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author


Yue Ray Gong is Assistant Professor at the School of Urban Planning and Design at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School. His research focuses on urban governance and migration, housing and community, and periurban areas of China.

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments.- List of Abbreviations.- List of Chinese Terms.- List of Figures and Tables.- 1. Introduction: Governance, Rural Migrants, and Manufacturing Towns.- 2. Development of Manufacturing Towns in the 1980s and 1990s.- 3. Filtering Rural Migrants as Cheap Labor: Three Authorities’ Governance.- 4. Retail Streets: Recruiting Low-Skilled Migrants in Villages.- 5. Rental Housing: Surveillance of Rural Migrants.- 6. Central Squares: Guiding Rural Migrants in Planned Public Space.- 7. An Eco-High-Tech Town: Governing Rural Migrants to Become Skilled Workers.- 8. Resisting Governance: Production of Rural Migrants’ Selves.- 9. Conclusion: Governance and Manufacturing Towns in Continuous Reforms.- Appendices.- References.

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