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The Changing Profile of Labor Migration 1

Kenneth Roberts

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the changing profile of labour migration by comparing China's rural-urban migration with Mexico-US migration. Many similarities can be found between the two migration streams ... More


Rural-Urban Migration of Labour: Macroeconomics

John Knight and Lina Song

in The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the macroeconomics of the rural–urban migration of labour in China. It states that China is characterized by an urban–rural income differential that is large by international ... More


Tax Policy in the Presence of Migration and Urban Unemployment

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Two pervasive features of most less developed countries (LDCs) are the presence of persistent urban unemployment and rural to urban migration, and these phenomena are important for an analysis of ... More


The Impact of Temporary Migration on Migrant Communities

Fei Guo

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the impact of temporary migration on migrant communities in cities. It shows that migrant workers in Chinese cities are disadvantaged in terms of employment opportunities and ... More


Migration and Inequality in Germany 1870-1913

Oliver Grant

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276561
eISBN:
9780191706059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276561.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Presenting a new view of German history in the late 19th century, the author argues that many of the problems of Imperial Germany were temporary ones produced by the strain of rapid ... More


Taxation in the Urban Sector: Some Aspects of the Underlying Model

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Some aspects are discussed of modelling the urban sector less developed countries (LDCs) that are central for taxation analysis, and have typically been underemphasized in development economics. An ... More


Spillovers, Subdivisions, and Flows: Questioning the Usefulness of ‘Bounded Container’ as the Dominant Spatial Metaphor in Demography

John W. Adams and Alice B. Kasakoff

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Foundational ‘bounded container’ models of demography do not allow for spillovers or subdivisions, and hence yield misleading statistical means. Four other spatial models are presented; a space of ... More


Introduction: Migration, Family, and Masculinity in Postsocialist China

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/9780520288270.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Previous studies of migration, family, and gender in China are lacking in a number of ways—they have prioritized outcome over process and structural principles over emotionality, and they have ... More


Epilogue: The Great Migration

Philip Martin

in Importing Poverty?: Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139174
eISBN:
9780300156003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139174.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Rural–urban migration is a universal indicator of economic growth and development. Within developing countries, farmers are generally poorer than urban workers. This encourages rural–urban migration ... More


Growth, Inequality, Poverty, and Urbanization: the Case of India

Arup Mitra

in Cities of Dragons and Elephants: Urbanization and Urban Development in China and India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198829225
eISBN:
9780191867620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829225.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter the analysis is pursued at three levels of disaggregation: states, districts, and cities with populations over one million. At the state level, urbanization does not show any ... More


* Urban Residence, Rural Employment, and the Future of Amazonian Forests

Christine Padoch, Angela Steward, Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez, Louis Putzel, and Medardo Miranda Ruiz

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The movement of rural people to cities and the growth of urban areas are processes that have historically had important impacts on rural environments, including forests. How rural-urban migration ... More


Migration and Urbanization

Laurens E. Tacoma

in Moving Romans: Migration to Rome in the Principate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198768050
eISBN:
9780191821868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768050.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 subjects urban migration theory to further scrutiny. It is argued that, despite the voluminous literature on urban graveyard models, applications to the Roman world have been relatively ... More


Rural–urban migration and its multidimensional impact in China

Dan Meng, Yan Gao, and Xiaoyang Li

in Handbook of BRICS and Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198827535
eISBN:
9780191866395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827535.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter will begin by giving a clearer definition and classification of China’s migrant workers, a rather diversified and complex social group in China, and then explore how such a large-scale ... 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


Evolution of China’s Rural Governance and Rural–Urban Migration

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews the historical evolution of China’s (1) rural governance and its institutional foundations and (2) rural–urban migration since the late 1970s. This first part demonstrates how ... More


The Role of Rural Migrants in the Chinese Urban Economy

Paul Frijters, Robert G. Gregory, and Xin Meng

in Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

China’s GDP is growing at more than triple the rate of those of European countries during the Industrial Revolution. This growth is associated with a massive rural urban migration, which has fuelled ... More


Dhaka’s Changing Landscape and Fortune: The Three Compelling Questions

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The introductory chapter highlights the doubts generated by contradictory signals of rapid urbanization in Dhaka, a mega city in the context of its high economic growth and yet, the concerns for ... More


Migration from Rural Bihar: Insights from a Longitudinal Study (1981–2011)*

Amrita Datta

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Historically, labour mobility has been significant in Bihar. This chapter traces the story of labour migration based on three decades of longitudinal studies in rural Bihar. It relies on different ... More


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

Susanne "Yuk-Ping Choi and Yinni Peng

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

How has migration changed the Chinese family? Drawing on the life stories of 192 migrant men in southern China, this book examines the effect of mass rural-to-urban migration on family and gender ... More


Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Jie Lu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book examines the origins of the variance in contemporary rural China’s decentralized governance. It identifies the conditions under which different types of institutions are likely to perform ... More


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