Scattered Sand: The Story of China'S Rural Migrants download free [PDF and Ebook] by Hsiao Hung Pai

Scattered Sand: The Story of China'S Rural Migrants download free [PDF and Ebook] by Hsiao Hung Pai year 2013
  • Book name: Scattered Sand: The Story of China'S Rural Migrants
  • Author: Hsiao Hung Pai
  • Release date: 2013/2/5
  • Publisher: VERSO BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781781680902
  • Rating: 8.94 of 10
  • Votes: 249
  • Review by: Tadeo Buchanan
  • Review rating: 9.24 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Each year, 200 million workers from China's vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labor accounts for half of China's GDP, but is an unorganized workforce - 'scattered sand,' in Chinese parlance - and the most marginalized and impoverished group of workers in the country. For two years, the award-winning journalist Hsiao-Hung Pai traveled across China visiting laborers on Olympic construction sites, in the coal mines and brick kilns of the Yellow River region, and at the factories of the Pearl River Delta. She witnessed the outcome of the 2009 riots in the Muslim province of xinjiang; saw towns in rubble more than a year after the colossal earthquake in Sichuan; and was reunited with long- lost relatives, estranged since her mother's family fled for Taiwan during the Civil War. Scattered Sand is the result of her travels: a finely wrought portrait of those left behind by China's dramatic social and economic advances.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H25M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Industrial Relations, Regional Studies, Asian History, Rural Communities, Labour Economics, Migration, Immigration & Emigration
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, TXT, PPT, WORD, DOC, JPEG, RB. Compressed in 7-ZIP, ZIP, 7Z, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.81 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x210x25.4mm
  • Weight: 430.91g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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