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Title Liu bian de xiang tu xing. English
The complexity of rural migration in China : the story of a migrant village / Xiong Fengshui ; translated by Lin Yang.
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series China perspectives
China perspectives series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note Xiong Fengshui isan associate professor in School of Sociology and Political Science at Anhui University, China. His research interest includes rural sociology and mobile population.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 25, 2021).
Subject Social mobility -- China.
Rural development -- China.
China -- Rural conditions.
China
Contents Rurality rooted in the soil -- The rising labor migration and the transplantation of rurality -- The disintegration of rurality during the urban-rural migration -- The reconstruction of rurality within the frame of the "beautiful countryside construction" campaign -- The transformation of rurality and the ordering of the village.
Summary "This book examines socio-economic relationships and cultural changes in contemporary rural China, focusing on the experience of a typical Chinese village the working age population of which has been hollowed out by outbound labor migration. The volume sheds light on the inherent complexity of peasants' material, economic and emotional dependency on the countryside, and how these relationships shape their experience of migration and the personal transformation that comes with it. Simplistic binaries such as "traditional" and "modern" are left to one side in favour of a multifaceted approach to understanding the interactions among people, institutions, and the natural environment. The book will appeal to academics of sociology and anthropology and general readers interested in China's rural society"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Author Yang, Lin, translator.
Other Title Print version: Xiong, Fengshui, 1980- The complexity of rural migration in China Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. 9780367646011