TITLE

FROM THE COUNTRYSIDE TO THE CITIES

AUTHOR(S)
Yan, Theresa
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Harvard Political Review;Summer2012, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
76131493

 

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