China: immigrant legislation and laws
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Liu, L. 2013. China: immigrant legislation and laws. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
As one of the major nations of emigrants, China has a long historical trajectory of migration legislation and a large reservoir of migration laws and policies, which reveal how Chinese governments kept close surveillance on human mobility; how the state defined its relationship to emigrants, returning migrants, and foreign nationals; and how China positioned itself in the changing local and global contexts.
- social policy;
- demography and population studies;
- cultural diversity;
- political economy