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Transcending boundaries : Zhejiangcun : the story of a migrant village in Beijing / by Xiang Biao ; translated by Jim Weldon
Bib ID 3416746
Format BookBook
Author
Xiang, Biao
 
Description Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005 
xx, 198 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9004142010
Series

China studies (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 5.

Summary

"This book sheds new light on state-society relations in contemporary China by demonstrating how rigid official boundaries internal to the state system, and which were essential for the state's control over society, have paradoxically facilitated the growth of new social spaces."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Ch. 1. 1981 : let's go to ... Beijing!
  • Ch. 2. 1986-1988 : getting street-wise
  • Ch. 3. 1988-1992 : a breakthrough with leather jackets
  • Ch. 4. Into the 1990s : networks across the country
  • Ch. 5. 1992-1994 : government comes to Zhejiangcun
  • Ch. 6. 1994 : taking root in Beijing
  • Ch. 7. 1995 : capitulations and comebacks.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-192) and index.

Subjects Migration, Internal -- China -- Zhejiangcun (Beijing)  |  Zhejiangcun (Beijing, China) -- Description and travel.  |  Beijing (China) -- Description and travel.
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