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Miao migrants to Shanghai: Multilocality, invisibility and ethnicity

Tapp, Nicholas

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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]

dc.contributor.authorTapp, Nicholas
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T23:01:39Z
dc.identifier.issn1360-7456
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/61692
dc.description.abstractThis 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 what remains important to them in the city is not their formal ethnic affiliation (minzu) so much as a sub-ethnic identity of connectedness and intimacy, importantly related to kinship and place.
dc.publisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
dc.sourceAsia Pacific Viewpoint
dc.titleMiao migrants to Shanghai: Multilocality, invisibility and ethnicity
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume55
dc.date.issued2014
local.identifier.absfor160104 - Social and Cultural Anthropology
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4455832xPUB631
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationTapp, Nicholas, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage381
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage399
local.identifier.doi10.1111/apv.12072
local.identifier.absseo959999 - Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified
dc.date.updated2015-12-10T08:29:02Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84917737510
local.identifier.thomsonID000346359700011
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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