Rural-Urban Migration in China: A Critical Understanding of Informality

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Rural-Urban Migration in China : A Critical Understanding of Informality. / Lin, Xiaodong.

China's Social Policy: Transformation and Challenges. ed. / Kinglun Ngok; Chak Kwan Chan. London: Routledge, 2015. p. 183.

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Lin, X 2015, Rural-Urban Migration in China: A Critical Understanding of Informality. in K Ngok & CK Chan (eds), China's Social Policy: Transformation and Challenges. London: Routledge, pp. 183. <https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415722056>

APA

Lin, X. (2015). Rural-Urban Migration in China: A Critical Understanding of Informality. In K. Ngok, & C. K. Chan (Eds.), China's Social Policy: Transformation and Challenges (pp. 183). London: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415722056

Vancouver

Lin X. Rural-Urban Migration in China: A Critical Understanding of Informality. In Ngok K, Chan CK, editors, China's Social Policy: Transformation and Challenges. London: Routledge. 2015. p. 183

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Lin, Xiaodong. / Rural-Urban Migration in China : A Critical Understanding of Informality. China's Social Policy: Transformation and Challenges. editor / Kinglun Ngok ; Chak Kwan Chan. London: Routledge, 2015. pp. 183

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