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The Role of Willingness in Social Integration Process: a Study of Floating Population in Chinese Cities

Cheng, Ying LU (2013) UTVK03 20131
Sociology
Abstract
China is undergoing the rapid economic growth as well as the social problems brought about. The influx of floating population is a big supplement to the labor force in cities while the social integration process of the these out-comers is not agreeable. Limited by hukou status and related social welfare system, the floaters find themselves even more difficult to get integrated into the cities with discrimination by locals. Whether the personal willingness will work is the main question of this research. With the respective analyses of two subgroups based on different education background, the thesis investigates the role of willingness as well as other non-structural factors in the social integration process. The finding is that... (More)
China is undergoing the rapid economic growth as well as the social problems brought about. The influx of floating population is a big supplement to the labor force in cities while the social integration process of the these out-comers is not agreeable. Limited by hukou status and related social welfare system, the floaters find themselves even more difficult to get integrated into the cities with discrimination by locals. Whether the personal willingness will work is the main question of this research. With the respective analyses of two subgroups based on different education background, the thesis investigates the role of willingness as well as other non-structural factors in the social integration process. The finding is that willingness to get integrated is an important factor for floating population to achieve high level of social integration, while it is not the determinative one. (Less)
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author
Cheng, Ying LU
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organization
course
UTVK03 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
floating population, social integration, willingness
language
English
id
3812485
date added to LUP
2013-06-27 14:20:41
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2013-06-27 14:20:41
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  abstract     = {China is undergoing the rapid economic growth as well as the social problems brought about. The influx of floating population is a big supplement to the labor force in cities while the social integration process of the these out-comers is not agreeable. Limited by hukou status and related social welfare system, the floaters find themselves even more difficult to get integrated into the cities with discrimination by locals. Whether the personal willingness will work is the main question of this research. With the respective analyses of two subgroups based on different education background, the thesis investigates the role of willingness as well as other non-structural factors in the social integration process. The finding is that willingness to get integrated is an important factor for floating population to achieve high level of social integration, while it is not the determinative one.},
  author       = {Cheng, Ying},
  keyword      = {floating population,social integration,willingness},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The Role of Willingness in Social Integration Process: a Study of Floating Population in Chinese Cities},
  year         = {2013},
}