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Bibliography on Contemporary China Studies: Migration

63 References, July 3, 2006

Migration (Rural-urban Migration, "Floating Population")

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Anderson, A. F. / Qingsi, Z. / Hua, X. / Jianfeng, B. (2003): China's floating population and the potential for HIV transmission: A social-behavioral perspective. In: AIDS Care, Vol. 15, No. 2, 177-185

Aubert, Claude / Li, Xiande (2002): Agricultural underemployment and rural migration in China: Facts and figures. Hongkong, China, French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC), China Perspectives, No. 41

Biao, Xiang (2003): Migration and health in China: Problems, obstacles and solutions. National University of Singapore, Asian MetaCentre Research Paper Series, No. 17

Brooks, Ray / Tao, Ran (2003): China's labor market performance and challenges. Washington, DC (International Monetary Fund, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF Working Paper WP/03/210)

Cai, Fang / Guo, Hanying / Gao, Jialing (Eds.) (2001): Population migration in China: Patterns and pathways (1990 - 1999). Beijing (Social Sciences Publishing House)

Calavita, Kitty (2000): The paradoxes of race, class, identity, and "passing": Enforcing the Chinese Exclusion Acts, 1882 - 1910. In: Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 25, No. 1, 1-40

Cannon, Terry (Ed.) (2000): China's economic growth: The impact on regions, migration, and the environment. New York (St. Martin's Press)

Chan, Kam Wing (2001): Recent migration in China: Patterns, trends and policies. In: Asian Perspective, Special Issue on Economic Reforms and Social Change in Contemporary China, Vol. 25, No. 4, 127-155

Chan, Kam Wing / Hu, Ying (2003): Urbanization in China in the 1990s: New definition, different series, and revised trends. In: The China Review, Vol. 3, No. 2, 49-71

Chan, Kam Wing / Zhang, Li (1999): The hukou system and rural-urban migration in China: Processes and changes. In: China Quarterly, No. 160, 818-855

Chang, Sen-dou (1996): The floating population: An informal process of urbanization in China. In: International Journal of Population Geography, Vol. 2, No. 3, 197-214

Chen, Yong (2000): Chinese San Francisco, 1850 - 1943. A trans-pacific community. Stanford, CA (Stanford University Press)

Chew, Kenneth S. Y. / Liu, John M. (2004): Hidden in plain sight: Global labor force exchange in the Chinese-American population, 1880 - 1940. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, 57-78

China Population Association (1997): 23rd IUSSP General Population Conference. Symposium on demography of China. Beijing

Chinese People's Public Security University (CPPSU) (2004): Compiled statistics of registered temporary residents in China in 2003. Beijing (University Press of CPPSU)

Daniels, Roger (1988): Asian America: Chinese and Japanese in the United States since 1850. Seattle, WA (University of Washington Press)

Davin, Delia (1998): Internal migration in contemporary China. New York, NY (St. Martin's Press)

Fan, Cindy C. (1999): Migration in a socialist transitional economy: heterogeneity, socioeconomic and spatial characteristics of migrants in China and Guangdong Province. In: International Migration Review, Vol. 33, No. 4, 954-987

Fernandez-Stembridge, Leila (1999): Labor allocation of Chinese rural migrant workers in urban areas: Job election or job enforcement? In: Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, Vol. 8, No. 3, 329-341

Fong, Timothy P. / Shinagawa, Larry H. (2000): Asian-Americans: Experiences and perspectives. Upper Saddle River, NJ (Prentice Hall)

Friedmann, John (2005): China's urban transition. (University of Minnesota Press)

Gaetano, Arianne M. / Jacka, Tamara (Eds.) (2004): On the move: Women in rural-to-urban migration in contemporary China. New York, NY (Columbia University Press)

Greenhalgh, Susan (1994): Controlling births and bodies in village China. In: American Ethnologist, Vol. 21, No. 1, 3-30

Guang, Lei (2001): Reconstituting the rural-urban divide: Peasant migration and the rise of "orderly migration" in contemporary China. In: Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 10, No. 28, 471-493

Guang, Lei / Zheng, Lu (2005): Migration as the second-best option: Local power and off-farm employment. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 181, 22-45

Hsu, Madeline (2000): Dreaming of gold, dreaming of home: Transnationalism and migration between the United States and South China, 1882-1943. Stanford, CA (Stanford University Press)

Human Rights in China (2002): Institutionalized exclusion: The tenuous legal status of internal migrants in China's major cities. A report by Human Rights in China, November 2, 2002

Human Rights in China (2002): Shutting out the poorest: Discrimination against the most disadvantaged migrant children in city schools. A report by Human Rights in China, May 8, 2002, New York

Human Rights in China (2002): Institutionalized exclusion: The tenous legal status of internal migrants in China's major cities. A report by Human Rights in China, November 6, 2002, New York

Iredale, Robyn / Bilik, Naran / Guo, Fei (Eds.) (2003): China's minorities on the move: Selected case studies. New York (M. E. Sharpe)

Knight, John / Song, Lina (1999): The rural-urban divide: Economic disparities and interactions in China. Oxford, New York (Oxford University Press)

Kojima, Reeitsu (1996): Breakdown of China's policy of restricting population movement. In: Developing Economies, Vol. 34, No. 4, 370-401 (December, 1996)

Lee, Erika (2003): At America's gates: Chinese immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882 - 1943. Chapel Hill, NC (University of North Carolina Press)

Liang, Zai (2001): Demography of illicit emigration from China: A sending country's perspective. In: Sociological Forum, Vol. 16, No. 4, 677-701

Liang, Zai / Ma, Zhongdong (2004): China's floating population: New evidence from the 2000 census. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, 467-488

Liang, Zai / Ma, Zhongdong (2004): China's floating population: New evidence from the 2000 census. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, 467-488

Liu, Qiming / Chan Kam Wing (1999): Rural-urban migration process in China: Job search, wage determinants, and occupational attainment. Seattle, WA, University of Washington, Seattle Population Research Center Working Paper, No. 99-16, July 1999

Liu, Ta / Chan, Kam Wing (2001): National statistics on internal migration in China: Comparability problems. In: China Information, Vol. XV, No. 2, 75-113

Ma, Zhongdong (1999): Temporary migration and regional development in China. In: Environment and Planning, A, Vol. 31, No. 5, 783-802

Ma, Zhongdong / Zhang, Weimin / Zai, Liang / Cui, Hongyan (2004): Labor migration as a new determinant of income growth in rural China. In: Population Research, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2-10

McKeown, Adam (2001): Chinese migrant networks and cultural change. Chicago, IL (University of Chicago Press)

Meng, Xin (2000): Labour market reform in China. Cambridge, UK (Cambridge University Press)

National Bureau of Statistics of China (2002): China population statistics yearbook, 2002. Beijing, Compiled by the Department of Population, Social, Science and Technology Statistics, NBS, China Statistics Press

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Poston, Dudley L. / Duan, Chengrong C. (1999): The Floating Population in Beijing, China: New evidence and insights from the 1997 census of Beijing's Floating Population. A&M University, College Station, Texas Population Research Center Papers, 1998-1999, Paper No. 98-99-06 (Revision of a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, New York, March 25, 1999)

Poston, Dudley L. / Mao, Michael X. (1998): Interprovincial migration in China, 1985-1990. In: Research in Rural Sociology and Development, Vol. 7, 227-250

Roberts, Kenneth (2002): Female Labor Migrants to Shanghai: Temporary "Floaters" or Potential Settlers? In: International Migration Review, Vol. 36, 492-519

Roberts, Kenneth D. / Wei, Jinsheng (1999): The floating population of Shanghai in the mid-1990s. In: Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, 473-510

Rozelle, Scott / Guo, L. / Shen, M. / Hughart, H. / Giles, J. (1999): Leaving China's Farms: Survey Results of New Paths and Remaining Hurdles to Rural Migration. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 158, 367-393

Rozelle, Scott / Taylor, Edward J. / deBrauw, Alan (1999): Migration, remittances, and agricultural productivity in China. In: American Economic Review, Vol. 89, No. 2, 287-291

Sato, Hiroshi (2003): The Growth of Market Relations in Post-Reform Rural China: A Micro-Analysis of Peasants, Migrants, and Peasant Engrepreneurs. New York, NY (RoutledgeCurzon)

Solinger, Dorothy J. (1999): Contesting citizenship in urban China: peasant migrants, the state, and the logic of the market. Berkeley, CA (University of California Press, Studies of the East Asian Institute, Columbia University)

UNDP / The World Bank (2001): China. Overcoming Rural Poverty. March 1, 2001 (Rural Development and Natural Resources Unit, East Asia and Pacific Region)

Wang, Feiling (2004): Reformed migration control and new targeted people: China's hukou system in the 2000s. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 177, 115-132

Wang, Feng / Zuo, Xuejin / Ruan, Danching (2002): Rural migrants in Shanghai: Living under the shadow of socialism. In: International Migration Review, Vol. 36, No. 2, 520-545

West, Loraine A. / Zhao, Yaohui (Eds.) (2000): Rural labor flows in China. Berkeley, CA (Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Research Papers and Policy Studies, 42)

Yan, Tan / Hugo, Graeme / Potter, Lesley (2003): Government-organized distant resettlement and the Three Gorges project, China. In: Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, 5-26

Yao, Yang (2001): Social Exclusion and Economic Discrimination: The Status of Migrants in China's Coastal Rural Areas. Beijing (Peking University, China Center for Economic Research, Working Paper Series No. E2001005)

Zhang, Konglai / Ma, Shaojun (2002): Epidemiology of HIV in China: Intravenous drug users, sex workers, and large mobile populations are high risk groups. In: British Medical Journal,Vol. 324, 803-804

Zhang, Mei (2003): China's poor regions: Rural-urban migration, poverty, economic reform and urbanization. London, UK, New York, NY (Routledge Curzon)

Zhao, Yaohui (2001): Causes and consequences of return migration: Recent evidence from China. Beijing (China Center for Economic Research, Beijing University), Paper No. E2001010, November 30, 2001

Zhao, Yaohui (1999): Labor Migration and Earnings Differences: The Case of Rural China. In: Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 47, 767-782

Zhao, Yaohui (1999): Leaving the countryside: rural-to-urban migration decision in China. In: American Economic Review, Vol. 89, No. 2, 281-286

Zhao, Yaohui (2001): The Role of Migrant Networks in Labor Migration: The Case of China. Beijing (Peking University, China Center for Economic Research, Working Paper Series No. 2001012)

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