Identity and Wellbeing
Edited by Iredale R. Robyn and Guo Fei
The recent unprecedented scale of Chinese migration has had far-reaching consequences. Within China, many villages have been drained of their young and most able workers, cities have been swamped by the ‘floating population’, and many rural migrants have been unable to integrate into urban society. Internationally, the Chinese have become increasingly more mobile. This Handbook provides a unique collection of new and original research on internal and international Chinese migration and its effects on the sense of belonging of migrants.
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Chapter 7: Minority mobility in Guizhou province, with a focus on planned resettlement and its implications for ethnicity and identity
The paper discusses policy-induced or planned migration of ethnic minorities in Guizhou province. The migration program in Guizhou, which may be the most ambitious program of this kind in China, started in 2012 and proposes to relocate 2 million of ethnically diverse population from their rural home villages to resettle in nearby towns and cities. I visited some of their villages and the settlements. The paper focuses on ethnic migrants and cultural issues of resettlement.
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