I Do Not Belong Here

The Experience of Migrant Children in China
  • Xuhong Wang
Part of the Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education book series (TRANS, volume 107)

Abstract

With the rapid development of economy and the acceleration of urbanization since the mid-1980s, an increasing number of labourers migrate to the more economically developed cities in China, such as Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou (Yuan et al., 2013; Geng et al., 2012; Gao, 2008).

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