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China's rural migrant workers, the state, and labor politics

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The proletarianization of rural migrants is distinctive to contemporary China's development model, in which the state has fostered the growth of a “semi-proletariat” numbering more than 200 million to fuel labor-intensive industries and urbanization. Drawing on fieldwork in Guangdong and Sichuan provinces between 2010 and 2014, supplemented with scholarly studies and government surveys, the authors analyze the precarity and the individual and collective struggles of a new generation of rural ...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SIAS, Contemporary Chinese Studies
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Critical Asian Studies Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
4
Pages:
599-620
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-6033
ISSN:
1467-2715
URN:
uuid:58023053-435c-4d51-93b1-a2c50abed508
Source identifiers:
608953
Local pid:
pubs:608953

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