The Inconvenient Generation : Migrant Youth Coming of Age on Shanghai's Edge.

By: Ling, MinhuaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 1 online resource (286 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781503610774Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Inconvenient Generation : Migrant Youth Coming of Age on Shanghai's EdgeOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Coming of Age in an Urban Growth Dilemma -- 1 Living on the Periurban Edge -- 2 The "Reproduction Without Cultivation" Problem -- 3 Outsiders in Public Middle School -- 4 "Bad Students Go to Vocational Schools!" -- 5 To Go Home or Not -- 6 Buying Belonging -- 7 "No Good Prospects in Shanghai!" -- Conclusion: Next-Generation Shanghai -- Appendix 1: China's Policy Changes over Migration Management -- Appendix 2: Brief Biographies of Migrant Youth Mentioned in This Book -- Notes -- Glossary -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.
Summary: Drawing on ten years of ethnographic data collected from multi-sited field research, Ling's book traces the journeys of dozens of second-generation migrants from middle school to the labor market in Shanghai and reveals the ongoing process of inclusion and exclusion that shapes the politics of citizenship in urban China.
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Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Coming of Age in an Urban Growth Dilemma -- 1 Living on the Periurban Edge -- 2 The "Reproduction Without Cultivation" Problem -- 3 Outsiders in Public Middle School -- 4 "Bad Students Go to Vocational Schools!" -- 5 To Go Home or Not -- 6 Buying Belonging -- 7 "No Good Prospects in Shanghai!" -- Conclusion: Next-Generation Shanghai -- Appendix 1: China's Policy Changes over Migration Management -- Appendix 2: Brief Biographies of Migrant Youth Mentioned in This Book -- Notes -- Glossary -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.

Drawing on ten years of ethnographic data collected from multi-sited field research, Ling's book traces the journeys of dozens of second-generation migrants from middle school to the labor market in Shanghai and reveals the ongoing process of inclusion and exclusion that shapes the politics of citizenship in urban China.

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Minhua Ling is Assistant Professor in the Centre for China Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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