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Contemporary minority migration, education, and ethnicity in China

Author: Robyn R Iredale; Naran Bilik; Wang Su; Fei Guo; Caroline Hoy
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book concentrates on the migration of minorities from a social, economic and ethnic perspective and attempts to quantify the overall level of movement. In particular, the authors examine the relationships between education, ethnicity and migration and identify the policies and conditions conductive to achieving positive outcomes for minority migrant households. The book aims to increase our understanding of the
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Iredale, Robyn R.
Contemporary minority migration, education, and ethnicity in China.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2001
(OCoLC)654867275
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn R Iredale; Naran Bilik; Wang Su; Fei Guo; Caroline Hoy
ISBN: 1840644435 9781840644432
OCLC Number: 45388566
Description: xvi, 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Migration research background --
3. Ethnicity and minority education policy --
4. Overall minority movement --
5. Inner Mongolia and Mongol movement --
6. Tibet and the movement of Tibetans --
7. Xinjiang and Uyghur movement --
8. Beijing's growing ethnic minorities --
9. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Robyn Iredale, Naran Bilik, Wang Su ; with contributions from Fei Guo [and] Caroline Hoy.

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Until the late 1980s China was one of the few countries that controlled population movement both directly and indirectly through policies of economic and social control. The book aims to increase our  Read more...

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