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floating population in China

George R G. Worcester

floating population in China

an illustrated record of the junkmen and their boats on sea and river;accompanied by some Chungking types on the upper Yangtze river

by George R G. Worcester

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Published by Vetch and Lee Limited in Hong Kong .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementsketched by Doris Worcester.
ContributionsWorcester, Doris.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20776866M
ISBN 100850590981

China Popul Today. Dec;15(), First census of floating population in Beijing. [No authors listed] PIP: This study presents the findings of the first census of the floating population in Beijing, China, in The census was conducted in 18 urban districts and counties among migrants living or staying in Beijing with household. Floating population and migration in China. Hamburg: Institut für Asienkunde, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / .

Get this from a library! The floating population in China; an illustrated record of the junkmen and their boats on sea and river,. [G R G Worcester].   The rural unemployed — expected to be the most heavily affected by China's World Trade Organization entry — have created a massive pool of internal migrants. This floating population moves from city to city in search of work, but with little education and no residency cards, it can find only menial and seasonal labor.

Introduction. With a total number of million, China's floating population 1 is not only the biggest migrant population, but also one of the most mobile populations, in the world. Most of its members have only temporary residential status in the destination cities, leaving some family members in hometowns, keep circulating between the places of origin and destination, and maintain their Cited by: Members of the floating population frequently move back and forth between country and city and come and go with the seasons. (Dorothy J. Solinger, , pp. 15–23) China’s entire floating population of migrant workers reached a record million in Last year, it was estimated that Beijing numbered 20 million people, with 7 million of.


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Floating population in China by George R G. Worcester Download PDF EPUB FB2

Floating population is a terminology used to describe a group of people who reside in a given population for a certain amount of time and for various reasons, but are not generally considered part of the official census count.

A population is usually broken down into two categories—the residents, who permanently stay in an area for a considerable amount of time and are part of the official. Figure 2 and figure 3 place China's floating population in a comparative perspective, by comparing across time and comparing with two other countries: a developed country of the United States and the other country of Brazil which is in a similar stage of economic development to that of China.

Between andthe share of inter-county floating population has nearly doubled, from % to Cited by: For those interested in knowing about the formation conditions and existence strategies of the floating population in China, Li Zhang's book is worth reading.

This is an ethnographic study on a particular migrant enclave in Beijing, which is called Zhejiangcun and only five kilometers from China's political centre, Tiananmen by: While China's rural population has declined from some 80 per cent of the country's total population init still stands at about 65 to 70 per cent of nearly billion people, and economic projections indicate that China's cities and industrialized township areas will floating population in China book a very hard time providing employment for such a huge reservoir of.

Strangers in the City: The Hukou and Urban Citizen in China" contains, however, several references to "The Interplay of Gender, Space, and Work in China's Floating Population," which is a book chapter that Zhang published a year before Strangers in the City.

Method of the book is empirical research on Chinas floating population of urban migrants. Thesis of the book is to explore how space, power, and identity-reformation intersect to reconfigure the state-society relationship in a period of increased spatial mobility and marketization/5.

Author: Thomas Scharping Publisher: Institut Fur Asienkunde ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: Get Books. Floating Population And Migration In China eBook File: Book by Thomas Scharping, Floating Population And Migration In China Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

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the author of Contesting Citizenship in Urban China (University of California Press, ), on which her chapter in this volume is based, and of China's Transition from Socialism (M.E. Sharpe, ). Chapter Ten China's Floating Population: Implications for State and Society Dorothy J. Solinger IntroductionCited by: Floating population in China Development Report (Chinese Edition) [GUO JIA REN KOU HE JI HUA SHENG YU WEI YUAN HUI LIU DONG REN KOU FU WU GUAN LI SI] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Floating population in China Development Report (Chinese Edition). POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW 30(3): – (SEPTEMBER ) China’s Floating Population: New Evidence from the Census ZAI LIANG ZHONGDONG MA OVER THE LAST two decades, a new demographic phenomenon in China has attracted increasing attention in academic journals, newspapers, and maga.

With less than 7 percent of China's population, Guangdong has 27 percent of China's floating population. The size of the floating population in Guangdong nearly tripled between the and the censuses." Such uneven migration can hamper the government's policy to encourage the development of non-coastal regions, which exacerbates the.

Members of the floating population frequently move back and forth between country and city and come and go with the seasons. (Dorothy J. Solinger,pp. 15–23) China’s entire floating population of migrant workers reached a record million in Strangers in the city: reconfigurations of space, power, and social networks within China's floating population User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Zhang (anthropology, Univ.

of California, Davis)has reworked her dissertation into a readable though still scholarly study of China's "floating population," i.e., the one million peasants.

floating population definition: a group of people who frequently move from place to place. Learn more. The Floating Population — Beijing, — In the early 80s, upon the opening up of China’s economy under Deng Xiaoping, farmers left their hometowns seeking work in China’s developing cities as a response to the resulting agricultural people from China’s vast rural areas are referred to as the ‘floating population’.

Inequality, Crime and the Floating Population in China Article in Asian Journal of Criminology 1(2) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Floating Population — Book, — In the early s, upon the opening up of China’s economy under Deng Xiaoping, farmers left their hometowns seeking work in China’s developing cities as a response to the resulting agricultural people from China’s vast rural areas are referred to as the ‘floating population’.

floating population meaning: a group of people who frequently move from place to place. Learn more. China's floating population to hit million in report The report forecasts the floating population will increase at a lower rate than the previous five years, when the number of.

Since the Open and Reform Policy, China has been making great progress toward modernization. A salient phenomenon accompanying economic boom is increased social inequality and crime, and these are destabilizing Chinese society. This paper shows how income and social inequality were socially, structurally and institutionally constructed during the reform period because of a Cited by: With rapid commercialization, a booming urban economy, and the relaxation of state migration policies, over million peasants, known as China’s “floating population,” have streamed into large cities seeking employment and a better : $China’s uneven development patterns serve as a reflection of the floating population’s roots in the country’s rapid market transition.

As Liang and Ma () point out, the size of the floating populations in well-developed regions such as Guangdong and Beijing are much greater than the size of respective permanent migrant populations.