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Does Migration Research Matter in China? A Review of its Relationship to Policy since the 1980s

Author(s): Biao Xiang | Shen Tan

Journal: International Journal of Multicultural Societies
ISSN 1817-4574

Volume: 7;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 11;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: migration research | migration policies | public policies and migration research | migration research in China

While China continues to attract the attention of social scientists worldwide and Chinese names and faces become a must at international forums, what can Chinese social researchers do in their own country? In the context of socio-political changes as well as intellectual development after the Cultural Revolution, this paper delineates how professional academic research on migration emerged in the 1990s through ideological debate and policy study.

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