One consequence of China’s economic growth has been a massive increase in migration, both internal and external. Within China millions of rural workers have migrated to the cities. Outside China, many Chinese have migrated to other parts of the world, their remittances home often having a significant impact within China. Also, China’s increasing links to other parts of the world have led to a growth in migration to China, most interestingly recently migration from Africa. Based on extensive original research, this book examines a wide range of issues connected to Chinese migration.

part I|56 pages

Inequality and migration

chapter 2|14 pages

Institutional and non-institutional paths

Migrants and non-migrants' different processes of socioeconomic status attainment in China
ByLi Chunling

part II|73 pages

Social exclusion and integration

part III|80 pages

International migrants in China and social capital

chapter 8|24 pages

The making of a new transnational urban space

The Guangzhou African enclave
ByLi Zhigang, Laurence J.C. Ma, Desheng Xue

chapter 9|28 pages

Coping with the internationalization of higher education in China

ByJean Charles Lagrée

chapter 10|9 pages

African migrations, work, and new entrepreneurs

The construction of African trading-posts in Asia
BySylvie Bredeloup

part IV|64 pages

Chinese migrants outside China and transnational spaces

chapter IV 11|21 pages

Chinese and Brazilian entrepreneurs in the Portuguese labor market

Common entrepreneurial strategies?
ByPedro Góis, Catarina Reis Oliveira, José Marques

chapter IV 12|11 pages

Mapping the new migrants between China and Africa

Theoretical and methodological challenges
ByLiu Haifang

chapter IV 13|14 pages

New migrants in Europe

The Chinese in Italy in comparative perspective
ByEnzo Mingione

chapter IV 14|16 pages

Migration, plural economies, and new stratifications in Europe and China

ByLaurence Roulleau-Berger