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Author LinkMiller, Tom.
Title LinkChina’s urban billion : the story behind the biggest migration in human history / Tom Miller.
Imprint London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Description vii, 192 p. :  map ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Asian arguments )
Series ( Asian arguments.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-186) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction : the biggest migration in human history -- By the sweat of their brows : the people who built urban China -- Passport to purgatory : fixing the Hukou system -- Farm versus factory : the battle over land -- The construction orgy : paving the fields -- Ghost towns in the desert : how China builds its cities -- A billion wallets : what china’s new urbanites will and won’t buy -- Conclusion : civilizing the cities.
Local Note Part of the Sustainable China: Integrating Culture, Conservation and Commerce grant.
Subject LinkUrban-rural migration -- China.
LinkRural-urban migration -- Social aspects -- China.
LinkRural-urban migration -- Economic aspects -- China.
LinkUrbanization -- China.
Add.Author LinkHenry Luce Foundation.

System Number 000662611
ISBN Link9781780321417 (pbk.)
Link1780321414 (pbk.)

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