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Chinese migration, 1949 to present

Migration A–Z

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  1. Nyíri Pál

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm133

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Pál, N. 2013. Chinese migration, 1949 to present. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

This entry discusses the main migratory movements within, from, and into the People's Republic of China (PRC), established in 1949. It does not extend to movements that occurred within ethnic Chinese populations outside the PRC, including Taiwan, Southeast Asia, as well as Hong Kong and Macau before their incorporation into the PRC in 1997 and 1999 respectively.

Keywords:

  • diaspora;
  • Asia;
  • employment and unemployment;
  • globalization;
  • labor