(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Regional suitability for settling rural migrants in urban China

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CHEN Y. (1) ; WANG J. (2) ; LIU Y. (2) ; LI X. (1) ;
(1) Institute of Agricultural Economics and Development, CAAS, Beijing, CHINE
(2) Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing, CHINE


This paper identifies the regional suitability for settling rural migrants in urban China based the degree of urgency, the skills and ability of the resettled community to adapt, and the ability of the government to support that resettlement. It suggests that regional policies for settling rural migrants are meaningful, since the five regions are distributed relatively separately. Due to the suitability for different bodies across regions, equal treatment should be applied to both the native migrants and that across counties and provinces. Furthermore, demolishment of the social welfare discrimination adhered to Hukou system and equalization of basic public services will be of more practical significance than the so-called settling rural migrants actively and steadily


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of geographical sciences. Acta geographica sinica / ISSN 1009-637X

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2013, vol. 23, no6 [pp. 1136-1152]

Bibliographic references : 56 ref.

Collation : 2 fig., 4 tabl., 4 cartes



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