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Rural Migrants in Urban Enterprises

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the employment of rural migrants in urban enterprises. Rural workers in medium- and large-scale enterprises in cities are likely to be better paid, more willing to hold on to ... More


Conclusion

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents a synthesis of the conclusions of the preceding chapters in this book. It explores how Chinese labour market reform has changed the allocation and renumeration of labour, and ... More


Information, Social Networks, and the Labour Market

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the role of information and social network on the employment and pay of rural-urban migrants in the city of Handan, Hebei Province, China. It is shown that the general ... More


Immobility and Segmentation of Labour

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the immobility and segmentation in the Chinese labour market. It argues that the hampering of market-equilibrating wage movements has delayed the progress towards a fully ... More


Dividing the Poor

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the processes of differential impoverishment: why and in what ways the urban poor and rural migrants in Hadong have reinforced the distinctions between them rather than ... More


Inclusive Exclusion

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how rural migrants continue to describe themselves in a way that magnifies their abandonment and abjection, regardless of the social assistance directed toward them. This ... More


Rise of the Rural-Industrial Workers

Lou Martin

in Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039454
eISBN:
9780252097560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039454.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the rise of the rural-industrial workers. In the early 1900s, industrialists had believed that building new potteries and tinplate mills in rural Hancock County would result in ... More


Introduction

Lou Martin

in Smokestacks in the Hills: Rural-Industrial Workers in West Virginia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039454
eISBN:
9780252097560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039454.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter argues that studies of the industrialization of rural places like Hancock County can help in understanding the nature of industrial capitalism, particularly the relationship ... More


The Document in the Digital

Tarangini Sriraman

in In Pursuit of Proof: A History of Identification Documents in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199463510
eISBN:
9780199094097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199463510.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Considered within the history of documenting welfare beneficiaries in India, the Aadhaar is unprecedented in that the unique number is a digital, portable identity and part of ‘a larger ... More


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