Yan, Theresa
May 2012
Harvard Political Review;Summer2012, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p6
The article reports that hukou, a household registration system of China creates urban-rural divide for Chinese migrant workers. It states that the system prevents rural poor from gaining better livelihoods in urban areas. It mentions that many migrants face difficulty in providing education to their children. It highlights that since hukou statuses are assigned for life, when migrant workers go to urban areas they face difficulty in using urban social services.


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