The Story of China's Rural Migrants
Publisher: Verso Books
Date Written: 21/08/2012
Year Published: 2012
Pages: 316pp ISBN: 978-1844678860
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX14598
Each year, 200 million workers from Chinas vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of Chinas GDP, but is an unorganized workforce scattered sand, in Chinese parlance and the most marginalized and impoverished group of workers in the country.