9780415428521

China on the Move: Migration, the State, and the Household

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415428521

  • ISBN10:

    0415428521

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-25
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

China on the Move offers a new and more thorough explanation of migration, which integrates knowledge from geography, population studies, sociology and politics; to help us understand the processes of social, political, and economic change associated with powerful migration streams so essential to Chinese development. Using a large body of research, clear and attractive illustrations (maps, tables, and charts) of findings based on census, survey and field data, and selected qualitative material such as migrants? narratives, this book provides an updated, systematic, empirically rich, multifaceted and lively analysis of migration in China.

Author Biography

C. Cindy Fan is Professor at the UCLA Geography Department.

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsp. x
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
Migration, the state, and the householdp. 1
Volume and spatial patterns of migrationp. 19
The hukou (household registration) systemp. 40
Types and processes of migrationp. 54
Gender and household strategiesp. 75
Migrants' experiences in the cityp. 95
Impacts of migration on rural areasp. 117
Marriage and marriage migrationp. 137
The Chinese migrant in the twenty-first centuryp. 162
Notesp. 173
Referencesp. 180
Indexp. 204
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