On the Move: Women and Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China

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Columbia University Press, Aug 21, 2012 - Social Science - 368 pages
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This book explores the impact of migration on the identities, values, worldviews, and social positions of migrant women in contemporary China based on original fieldwork as well as in-depth research in multiple regions of China.

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Arianne M. Gaetano; Binbin Lou, Zhenzhen Zheng, Rachel Connelly, Kenneth D. Roberts; C. Cindy Fan; Lin Tan and Susan E. Short; Louise Beynon; Rachel Murphy; Tamara Jacka; Tamara Jacka and Arianne M. Gaetano; Tiantian Zheng; Translations Tamara Jacka and Song Xianlin; Wanning Sun
 

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Contents

Focusing on Migrant Women
1
The Migration Experiences of Young Women from
207
Cultural
243
Migrant Womens Stories
279
Translations by Tamara Jacka and Song Xianlin
286
Glossary of Chinese Terms
309
Contributors
331
Index
341
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Tamara Jacka is Fellow, Gender Relations Center, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. She is the author of Women's Work in Rural China: Change and Continuity in an Era of Reform. She lives in Canberra, Australia. Arianne M. Gaetano is an advanced doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of Southern California. She currently resides in Massachusetts.


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