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Product Description: After millions of migrants moved from China’s countryside into its sprawling cities a unique kind of ‘informal’ urban enclave was born – ‘villages in the city’. Like the shanties and favelas before them elsewhere, there has been huge pressure to redevelop these blemishes to the urban face of China’s economic vision...read more
By Chris Webster (editor), Fulong Wu (editor) and Fangzhu Zhang (editor)

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9780415534550 | Routledge, August 20, 2013, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: After millions of migrants moved from China’s countryside into its sprawling cities a unique kind of ‘informal’ urban enclave was born – ‘villages in the city’.

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9781138643543 | Reprint edition (Routledge, December 7, 2015), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: After millions of migrants moved from China’s countryside into its sprawling cities a unique kind of ‘informal’ urban enclave was born – ‘villages in the city’.

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Product Description: In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships...read more

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9780415844673 | Routledge, April 8, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships.
9780312023973, titled "Economies Across Cultures: Towards a Comparative Science of the Economy" | Palgrave Macmillan, December 1, 1988, cover price $45.00 | also contains Economies Across Cultures: Towards a Comparative Science of the Economy

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Product Description: This book, based on in-depth field research at the local level, assesses the different factors that are contributing to the transition to a market economy and the growth of networks in rural China. It analyses the different socio-economic actors - peasant households, out-migrants, family businesses and peasant entrepreneurs, uses the key concept of markets as a nexus of social networks, and identifies three different kinds of 'social capital' - human capital, political capital/status, and network capital...read more

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9780700717262 | Routledge, January 1, 2003, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This book, based on in-depth field research at the local level, assesses the different factors that are contributing to the transition to a market economy and the growth of networks in rural China.

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9781138862852, titled "The Growth of Market Relations in Post-reform Rural China: A Micro-analysis of Peasants, Migrants and Peasant Entrepeneurs" | Routledge, February 27, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This book, based on in-depth field research at the local level, assesses the different factors that are contributing to the transition to a market economy and the growth of networks in rural China.

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Product Description: One consequence of China’s economic growth has been a massive increase in migration, both internal and external. Within China millions of rural workers have migrated to the cities. Outside China, many Chinese have migrated to other parts of the world, their remittances home often having a significant impact within China...read more

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9780415532211 | Routledge, August 9, 2012, cover price $160.00

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9781138815605 | Taylor & Francis, June 19, 2014, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: One consequence of China’s economic growth has been a massive increase in migration, both internal and external.

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Product Description: Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an unorganized workforce—‘scattered sand’, in Chinese parlance—and the most marginalized and impoverished group of workers in the country...read more
By Gregor Benton (foreword by)

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9781844678860 | Verso Books, August 21, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history.

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By Gregor Benton (foreword by) and Hsiao-hung Pai

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9781781680902 | Reprint edition (Verso Books, June 4, 2013), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Urbanization is one of the major challenges facing China. Of China’s 1.3 billion people, around half still live in rural areas. There has been huge migration from rural areas to cities in recent years, a trend that is likely to continue strong for some time...read more

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9780415625906 | Routledge, January 11, 2013, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Urbanization is one of the major challenges facing China.

By Chris Webster (editor) and Fulong Wu (editor)

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9780230237728 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 15, 2010, cover price $115.00

By Ding Lu (editor)

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9789814287807 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, January 30, 2011, cover price $135.00

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9781848446441, titled "The Great Migration: Rural-Urban Migration in China and Indonesia" | Edward Elgar Pub, July 1, 2010, cover price $136.00

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Product Description: This timely and important collection of original essays analyzes China’s foremost social cleavage: the rural-urban gap. It is now clear that the Chinese communist revolution, though professing dedication to an egalitarian society, in practice created a rural order akin to serfdom, in which 80 percent of the population was effectively bound to the land...read more
By Martin King Whyte (editor)

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9780674036307 | Harvard Univ Pr, February 25, 2010, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: This timely and important collection of original essays analyzes China’s foremost social cleavage: the rural-urban gap.

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9780674036321 | Harvard Univ Pr, February 25, 2010, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This timely and important collection of original essays analyzes China’s foremost social cleavage: the rural-urban gap.

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Product Description: Labour Market Reform in China analyzes institutional changes in the Chinese labor market over the past twenty years, and offers evidence that further reform is necessary if China is to sustain its high growth rates. It investigates separately the impact of economic reform on the rural and urban labor markets and then considers their interaction...read more

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9780521771269 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 29, 2000, cover price $134.99 | About this edition: Labour Market Reform in China analyzes institutional changes in the Chinese labor market over the past twenty years, and offers evidence that further reform is necessary if China is to sustain its high growth rates.

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9780521121118 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2009), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Labour Market Reform in China analyzes institutional changes in the Chinese labor market over the past twenty years, and offers evidence that further reform is necessary if China is to sustain its high growth rates.

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Product Description: On March 9, 1996, tens of thousands of readers of a daily newspaper in China’s Anhui province saw a photograph of two young women at a local long-distance bus station. Dressed in fashionable new winter coats and carrying luggage printed with Latin letters, the women were returning home from their jobs in one of China’s large cities...read more

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9780822342878 | Duke Univ Pr, November 1, 2008, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: On March 9, 1996, tens of thousands of readers of a daily newspaper in China’s Anhui province saw a photograph of two young women at a local long-distance bus station.

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9780822343042 | Duke Univ Pr, November 1, 2008, cover price $24.95

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Documents the author's eyewitness to an unprecedented movement of some 120 million lower-class Chinese citizens from rural to city areas, where they have assumed a variety of migrant positions, from factory and construction workers to caterers and prostitutes.

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9781595581389, titled "A Floating City of Peasants: The Great Migration in Contemporary China" | New Pr, February 1, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Documents the author's eyewitness to an unprecedented movement of some 120 million lower-class Chinese citizens from rural to city areas, where they have assumed a variety of migrant positions, from factory and construction workers to caterers and prostitutes.

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Product Description: Using an innovative approach, this book interprets the unprecedented transformation of contemporary China’s major cities. It deals with a diversity of trends and analyzes their sources. Offers a multi-dimensional analysis of urban life in China Highlights a diversity of trends in the areas of migration, criminal victimization, gated communities, and the status of women, suburbanization, and neighbourhood associations Each chapter includes input from both an expert on urban life in China and an 'outside' expert from the fields of sociology, geography, economics, planning, political science, history, demography, architecture, or anthropology An alternative theoretical perspective comparing the Chinese experience with other urban settings in the United States, Poland, Russia, Vietnam, East and South East Asia, and South America...read more
By John R. Logan (editor)

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9781405161459 | Blackwell Pub, January 18, 2008, cover price $97.95 | About this edition: Using an innovative approach, this book interprets the unprecedented transformation of contemporary China’s major cities.

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9781405161466 | Blackwell Pub, January 18, 2008, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Using an innovative approach, this book interprets the unprecedented transformation of contemporary China’s major cities.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780415428521 | 1 edition (Routledge, January 25, 2008), cover price $174.00 | About this edition: A study of the millions of migrants in China, their experiences, and their impacts on the city and the countryside.

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9780415759748 | Routledge, May 16, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: 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.

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9780203937372 | Routledge, December 4, 2007, cover price $150.00

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Product Description: Based on in-depth ethnographic research - and using an approach that seeks to understand how migration is experienced by the migrants themselves - this is a fascinating study of the experiences of women in rural China who joined the vast migration to Beijing and other cities at the end of the twentieth century...read more

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9780765608208 | M E Sharpe Inc, October 1, 2005, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Based on in-depth ethnographic research - and using an approach that seeks to understand how migration is experienced by the migrants themselves - this is a fascinating study of the experiences of women in rural China who joined the vast migration to Beijing and other cities at the end of the twentieth century.

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9780765608215 | East Gate Book, October 31, 2005, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Based on in-depth ethnographic research - and using an approach that seeks to understand how migration is experienced by the migrants themselves - this is a fascinating study of the experiences of women in rural China who joined the vast migration to Beijing and other cities at the end of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: The number of poor people in China is huge, despite recent economic advances. This book investigates the problem of poverty in China's regions, discussing in particular the role of rural-urban migration in reducing poverty. It surveys the distribution and characteristics of poverty, examines anti-poverty initiatives by the Chinese government and includes the results of original research conducted in Shanxi, a typical province in Central China...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780415321457 | Routledge, October 1, 2003, cover price $158.00 | About this edition: The number of poor people in China is huge, despite recent economic advances.

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Product Description: Economic reforms in China began in 1979, which allowed for astonishing economic growth and induced profound social and environmental shifts. This volume looks at effects of the reform on the demography of the country (especially migration and urbanization) and on the environment...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Terry Cannon (editor)

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9780312232177 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 2000, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Economic reforms in China began in 1979, which allowed for astonishing economic growth and induced profound social and environmental shifts.

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Product Description: Post-Mao market reforms in China have led to a massive migration of rural peasants toward the cities. Officially denied residency in the cities, the over 80 million members of this "floating population" provide labor for the economic boom in urban areas but are largely denied government benefits that city residents receive...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520213470 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Post-Mao market reforms in China have led to a massive migration of rural peasants toward the cities.

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9780520217966 | Univ of California Pr on Demand, April 1, 1999, cover price $38.95

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Product Description: This book describes and explains the remarkably large rural-urban divide in economic well-being that exists in China, tracing the root causes, present effects, and future implications for the increasingly marketized Chinese economy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198293309 | Clarendon Pr, February 10, 2000, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: This book describes and explains the remarkably large rural-urban divide in economic well-being that exists in China, tracing the root causes, present effects, and future implications for the increasingly marketized Chinese economy.

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Product Description: Economic reform in China has led to migration of people on a scale never before seen in the country. Since China's new industrial revolution began in the late-1970s, there has been a flow of tens of millions of surplus rural labourers and their families moving from rural to urban areas...read more
By Borge Bakken (editor)

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9788787062572 | Nordic Inst of Asian Studies, August 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Economic reform in China has led to migration of people on a scale never before seen in the country.

By Lincoln Day (editor) and Ma Xia (editor)

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9781563243387 | M E Sharpe Inc, April 1, 1997, cover price $158.00

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