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Japan’s Civil Registration Systems Before and After the Meiji Restoration

Osamu Saito and Masahiro Sato

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter traces the evolution of Japan's systems of household and land registration from c.1600 to the period of early Meiji reforms in the 1870s and 1880s, with due attention to the distinction ... More


Population Management: Registration, Classification, and the Remaking of Society

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Through an examination of the various means by which the state tracked and delineated the population, particularly through the household registration system, chapter 7 explores how state practices of ... More


Taxation

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All Administrators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260917
eISBN:
9780520947702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260917.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This part of the text contains the English translation of nine chapters in Book VI of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates. The chapters discuss the following: land ... More


Residential Patterns and Social Contacts between Han and Tibetan Residents in Urban Lhasa

Rong MA

in Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China has considered Han-Tibetan relations as a major concern since the first Lhasa street demonstration in 1987. Official reports and documents have often drawn attention to the central government's ... More


Japanese Colonialism, Gender, and Household Registration: Legal Reconstruction of Boundaries

Barbara J. Brooks

in Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes up the issues of mixed marriages and “hybrid” children through the examination of legal handbooks that were published in prewar Japan and Korea to guide public officials through ... More


Epilogue

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides an overview of the structural inequality created by the People’s Republic of China in the 1950s, especially that produced by the hukou household registration system. It shows ... More


Early Ming Society

in Emperor and Ancestor: State and Lineage in South China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753180
eISBN:
9780804767934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753180.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Pearl River Delta underwent a dark age in its history that began in the fourteenth century and lasted until a decade or so before the founding of the Ming dynasty in 1368. During the Ming dynasty ... More


The Modalities of Geographical Mobility in China and their Impacts, 1980–2010

Dorothy J. Solinger

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Geographical mobility in China–the critical component of which is rural to urban movement–and the problem of the migrants’ inclusion into the ranks of city citizens have always been, at base, matters ... More


Financing Migrant Child Education

Jing Guo

in Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes China’s approach to the problem of migrant child education in the context of large internal migration and education finance, reviews major migrant child education policies from ... More


Market Reforms, Global Linkages, and (Dis) continuity in Post-Socialist China

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter outlines the specific socio-cultural context of contemporary China at the beginning of the 21st century. To set the stage for the rest of the text, the chapter discusses the reforms of ... More


Marginal Men and China’s Grand Narratives

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the rural-to-urban migration history of four men, weaving their stories through the grand narrative of China’s economic modernization and the role of the state in regulating ... More


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