Resisting Governance: Production of Rural Migrants’ Selves

  • Yue GongEmail author


This chapter turns the research focus from authorities’ governance to migrant resistance. It examines the patterns and typologies of resistance and the production of migrants’ selves as a unique way of resistance. By producing their own identities, migrants mitigate authorities’ claims or advance their own, weakening manufacturing production and triggering authorities’ alteration of their governance techniques.


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  1. 1.Shenzhen Graduate SchoolPeking UniversityShenzhenChina

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