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Title The emergence of a new urban China : insiders' perspectives / edited by Zai Liang [and others]
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 212 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction / Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner, Cheng Chen, and Youqin Huang -- Migrant workers and community reaction -- Job mobility of rural migrants in China's urban labor market : the case of Pearl river delta region / Zhen Li and Zai Liang -- Economic deprivation, social networks, and unprotected right : a study on peasant workers' collective action in the Pearl river delta / Xiaojuan Chen and Cheng Chen -- Institutionnel segmentation and psychosocial repellence : urban residents' attitude toward migrants / Jiashun Wang and Steven F. Messner -- New patterns of urbanization -- On not wanting to become urban : ethnographic perspectives from a Pearl River delta urban community transited from rural village / Cuiling Li and Josephine Smart -- The development of rural village in Chinese city : a case study of Zhu village in Guangzhou / Fuping Chen and Eric Fong -- Changing economy and urbanization in a Chinese ethnic minority village : the case of Bai peasants in Xizhou, Yunnan province / Xiongduan Yang and Alan Smart -- Impacts of globalization, technology, and markets on urban China -- The reconstruction of social support system for African merchants in Guangzhou, china / Tao Xu and Zai Liang -- Mobile phone culture among the information have-less : a case study of laid-off workers in Shenyang city, China / Guangxu Ji and Youqin Huang -- Housing property rights disputes in urban Chinese families : an institutional and sociological perspective / Jing Li and Youqin Huang
Summary <Span style=""padding:0pt 0pt 0pt 0pt;""> This book provides first-hand, insiders' perspectives on urban issues in China, aiming to provide a theoretically informed and empirically rich discussion of the new social landscape of contemporary urban China. Focusing on, but not limiting its scope to southern China, this volume's rich ethnographic research and advanced survey-based quantitative analysis will appeal to students of urban issues in contemporary China, as well as the broader scholarly communities of area studies, urban studies, and urban sociology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject City planning -- China.
Rural development -- China.
China -- Social conditions -- 2000-
Form Electronic book
Author Liang, Zai.
LC no. 2011044404
ISBN 0739170120 (electronic bk.)
9780739170120 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)