The Chinese Hukou System at 50

@article{Chan2009TheCH,
  title={The Chinese Hukou System at 50},
  author={Kam Wing Chan},
  journal={Eurasian Geography and Economics},
  year={2009},
  volume={50},
  pages={197 - 221}
}
  • K. Chan
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Economics
  • Eurasian Geography and Economics
A noted American authority on urbanization in China presents a retrospective analysis of China's hukou (household registration) system on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its promulgation, reviewing the history of that system from a broad socio-political perspective. More specifically, the paper focuses on revealing trends in the development of the system over time and identifying many of its important ramifications for modern Chinese society, as well as on the impact of hukou on the… 

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