Rural-to-urban migrant adolescents in Guangzhou, China: psychological health, victimization, and local and trans-local ties.

@article{Cheung2013RuraltourbanMA,
  title={Rural-to-urban migrant adolescents in Guangzhou, China: psychological health, victimization, and local and trans-local ties.},
  author={Nicole W. T. Cheung},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={93},
  pages={121-9}
}
Despite the emerging literature on the health of rural-to-urban migrant children in China, few studies have addressed victimization stressors and stress-buffering mechanisms related to the social relationships that link migrants to their host cities (local ties) and home communities (trans-local ties). This study compared rural-to-urban migrant adolescents and urban native adolescents to examine the relationships between victimization, local and trans-local ties, and mental well-being that… CONTINUE READING

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