Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Rural Areas
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Since the early 1980s, China has been experiencing an influx of modernization. As cityscapes changed and skyscrapers went up seemingly overnight, rural laborers began swarming into the cities to seek better jobs. Most of these workers found it challenging to bring their children to the cities with them while living in shabby houses, being unable to afford expensive school fee…

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Ye, Zhong and Tu, Xiaoming, “Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Rural Areas”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 11 December 2017 <>

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