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Miao migrants to Shanghai: Multilocality, invisibility and ethnicity

Tapp, Nicholas


This paper reports on a recent research project into rural-urban labour migrants in Shanghai, China, who are members of ethnic minorities, inquiring into the role of ethnicity in national labour migration. It introduces some of the main features of the ethnic nationalities (minzu) in China and considers some of the literature on rural-urban migration in China which may be considered as relevant to ethnicity. The case of a Miao minority family in Shanghai is described in detail to argue that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Viewpoint
DOI: 10.1111/apv.12072


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