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The Resource Scattered sand : the story of China's rural migrants, Hsiao-Hung Pai ; preface by Gregor Benton

Scattered sand : the story of China's rural migrants, Hsiao-Hung Pai ; preface by Gregor Benton

Label
Scattered sand : the story of China's rural migrants
Title
Scattered sand
Title remainder
the story of China's rural migrants
Statement of responsibility
Hsiao-Hung Pai ; preface by Gregor Benton
Title variation
  • Story of China's rural migrants
  • China's rural migrants
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the two hundred million Chinese migrant workers represent the country's most marginalized and impoverished group and cites the brutal conditions they endure, from illness to documented labor militancy
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
331.5/440951
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HD5856.C5
  • HD5856.C5
LC item number
  • P35 2012
  • P35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Scattered sand : the story of China's rural migrants, Hsiao-Hung Pai ; preface by Gregor Benton
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Exodus: Northeast youth head for the city -- Earthquakes in Bohemia: life and death in Sichuan -- Dust and heat: black mines in the Yellow River region -- The dark kilns: brickmaking in the North -- 'Bad elements': the uprooted and permanently impoverished in Shandong -- The factory of the world: recession in Guangdong -- In the shadows of Olympians: unorganized workers in Beijing -- Go west! The migration industry in rural Fujian -- Trouble on the new frontier: ethnic tensions in Xinjiang
Control code
sky247462668
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 302 p.
Isbn
9781844678860
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012016668
Label
Scattered sand : the story of China's rural migrants, Hsiao-Hung Pai ; preface by Gregor Benton
Publication
Contents
Exodus: Northeast youth head for the city -- Earthquakes in Bohemia: life and death in Sichuan -- Dust and heat: black mines in the Yellow River region -- The dark kilns: brickmaking in the North -- 'Bad elements': the uprooted and permanently impoverished in Shandong -- The factory of the world: recession in Guangdong -- In the shadows of Olympians: unorganized workers in Beijing -- Go west! The migration industry in rural Fujian -- Trouble on the new frontier: ethnic tensions in Xinjiang
Control code
sky247462668
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 302 p.
Isbn
9781844678860
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012016668

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