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Study and school in the lives of children in migrant families: a view from rural Jiangxi, China

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Millions of children in China have been ‘left behind’ in the countryside while their parents work in distant places to support the social reproduction of their families. This article examines the role of study and schooling in this process. The analysis shows that family strategies to pursue socio‐economic mobility are intricately connected to state frameworks for providing support, and schools are central to this. This is because both family and state interests in the attributes and prospect...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/dech.12073

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St Antonys College
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Development and Change Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
1
Pages:
29-51
Publication date:
2014-01-09
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EISSN:
1467-7660
ISSN:
0012-155X
Pubs id:
pubs:447007
URN:
uri:cf6ae8b1-cd14-4c94-8b28-bd07273dc8a4
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uuid:cf6ae8b1-cd14-4c94-8b28-bd07273dc8a4
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