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Title Migration and social protection in China / editors, Ingrid Nielsen & Russell Smyth
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Pub. Co., [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 265 pages)
Series Series on contemporary China, 1793-0847 ; v. 14
Series on contemporary China ; v. 14
Contents Establishing Social Security for China?s Migrant Workers: Problems and Prospects; Labor Market Integration and Social Protection: Labor and Social Security Reform for Migrant Workers; The Design of Social Security for Migrant Workers: Moving Toward an Integrated Labor Market; Employment and Social Security of Rural Migrants in Chinese Cities; Migrant Participation in Social Security Schemes: Treatment of the Rural Migrant Population as Citizens and Social Justice; Which Migrants Want to Join Urban Social Security Schemes?; Why Do Migrant Workers Not Participate in Urban Social Security Schemes?; A Comparative Study of the Social Protection Access of Rural-Urban Migrants and the Urban Poor; Migrant Workers in Shanghai: Social Protection Issues and Options; Migrant Alternatives to State-Sponsored Social Protection: The Household as Security: Strategies of Rural-Urban Migrants in China; Getting by Without State-Sponsored Social Insurance; Migrant Housing and Migrant Welfare
Summary China has an estimated 120-150 million internal migrants from the countryside living in its cities. These people are the engine that has been driving China's high rate of economic growth. However, until recently, little or no attention has been given to the establishment of a social protection regime for migrant workers. This volume examines the key issues involved in establishing social protection for them, including a critical examination of deficiencies in existing arrangements and an in-depth study of proposals that have been offered for extending social security coverage. Featuring contri
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Migrant labor -- Insurance -- China.
Migration, Internal -- China.
Rural-urban migration -- China.
Social security -- China.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Form Electronic book
Author Nielsen, Ingrid, 1969-
Smyth, Russell.
LC no. 2009275416
ISBN 9789812790507 (electronic bk.)
9812790500 (electronic bk.)