Patterns and trends of migration in Guangdong Province, China

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1988

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Zheng, Zizhen

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The present study look at migration in Guangdong Province, and is largely based on the Guangdong Province data of the 1986 Migration Survey of Cities and Towns in China which was the first large-scale survey of this type carried out in the country. This study attempts to examine the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of in-migrants in Guangdong Province; to assess the factors that affect the decision to migrate; and to analyse the patterns and trends of migration and urbanization in Guangdong Province. This thesis is divided into six chapters. Chapter 1 provides the general background of the study. Chapter 2 presents a review of the literature on migration. Chapter 3 examines the age, sex, marital status and education of in-migrants in Guangdong Province. Chapter 4 analyses the determinants of migration in Guangdong Province. Chapter 5 analyses the patterns of migration and urbanization in Guangdong Province. Chapter 6 analyses the trends of migration and urbanization in Guangdong Province, and provides conclusions about the characteristics of inmigrants and about the patterns and trends of migration and urbanization in Guangdong Province.

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10.25911/5d70f1481cf15

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