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positions (2019) 27 (4): 773–798.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Yun Li; Rong Rong Through the autobiographical poetry of contemporary Chinese female peasant workers, this article studies how Chinese migrant workers are dis-identified by the identifying hukou system and thus become bodies of non-identity drifting in cities. Driven by the urban desire intrigued...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 613–646.
Published: 01 August 2003
... that made it easier for firms to replace urban workers with peasant laborers. Food rationing was phased out because increased grain production eased food supply problems in urban areas. The household registration (hukou) system, at the core of China’s...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 411–435.
Published: 01 August 2015
... generation of migrant workers was born in the late 1980s and 1990s and is often labeled “the post-­1990s generation.” Many of them were sons and daughters born to the first generation of migrant workers. According to their hukou status (household...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 543–550.
Published: 01 August 2014
... people into one problematic mass, is the profound impact of the legal insti- tutionalization of an urban-­rural divide. Of course, the most representa- tive example of this is the Hukou (Household Registration) System, which since about 1958 has...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 351–387.
Published: 01 August 2018
... zazhi (Eastern Miscellany) , no. 7 : 129 – 32 . Anon . 1908 . “Lun hukou guoshu zhi huan” (“On the Harm of Overpopulation”) . Guangyi congbao 6 , no. 30 : n.p. Anon . 1915 . Xianzhi hukou biancha guize, jingchating hukou biancha guize (Regulations for the Registration...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 617–642.
Published: 01 August 2009
... The practice of place-branding is rooted in China’s long-standing and deeply entrenched hukou (household registration) system, which was intro- duced in the 1950s. This system effectively differentiates the population along urban-rural lines...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 531.
Published: 01 May 2000
... married a local citizen there, their hukou, or household registries, were transferred from their hometown to Dongguan, at a cost of five thousand reminibi for each person to the local government. positions 8:2 Fall 2000...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 February 2022
... 1953—when the first Five-Year Plan was launched and the household registration ( hukou ) system began to be implemented 4 —and 1979; and, second, that it is absolutely continuous, at the level of the logic of governing, with the other major early reform period policies. The politics...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 353–375.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., usually born to Mainland resident parents, have no right to attend school in China (they lack essential hukou 1 ). They are Hong Kong residents (a status automatically granted to a person of Chinese descent born on Hong Kong soil since 2001), and their access to education, health care, and other...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 253–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... positions 4:2 Fall 1996 258 Nongmin is also an official identity assigned to the majority of Wulin res- idents as part of their hukou (residence registration).l5 Nongmin thus repre...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 343–375.
Published: 01 May 1999
... 346 leges as well as an individual’s freedom of movement. Under the household- registration (hukou) system, hukou status not only blocked mobility between country and city, it also determined an individual’s access to material social...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 217–228.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... These touches give the film added excitement and depth. In Still Life, Shanxi and the Three Gorges area are united by images of Hukou Waterfall and Kuimen Gate (at the Qutang Gorge) on the ten- ­RMB note. Money seems to control the fate of these two...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of expropriation, while munici- pal or county governments are responsible for compensation (the immediate funds paid) and placement (the long-­term process of giving farmers a new residence registration or hukou).13 There is a further...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 February 2006
.... In Shenzhen, for example, the Everybody [Be] Happy stages, which dis- seminate culture to migrant workers, exemplify aesthetic production as both a value and a means of producing social values. The household registration system (hukou) has created...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 835–868.
Published: 01 November 2021
... New Perspectives on State Socialism in China (Cheek and Saich 1997 ) highlighted both how the CCP had first established order through organizational systems-building (spatial hierarchies of hukou and danwei ; the united front; propaganda; and the military), and how the Party then managed...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 689–718.
Published: 01 November 2021
... buys The Six-Pack Secret or prominently displays a Mao portrait helps to understand the social context that shapes individual, family, and community choices. If historians of the People's Republic accept that the hukou system, class status labels, the Great Leap famine, and the Cultural Revolution...