Discourse, identity, and China's internal migration : the long march to the city /
Rural-urban migration has been going on in China since the early 1980s, resulting in complicated sociolinguistic environments. Migrant workers are the backbone of China's fast growing economy, and yet little is known about their and their children's identities - who they are, who they thin...
Bristol ; Buffalo :
|Series:||Encounters (Bristol, England) ;
|Online Access:||Available via EBSCO eBook Collection|
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- Acknowledgements; Transcription Symbols and Conventions; Chapter 1 Introduction: The Long March to the City: An Ethnography of Discourse and Layered Identities among China's Internal Migrants; Chapter 2 A Roadmap into the Issue; Chapter 3 Scale 1: Interaction; Chapter 4 Scale 2: Metapragmatic Discourses; Chapter 5 Scale 3: Institutions; Chapter 6 Conclusions and Reflections; Appendix 1 Overview of Data Collection; Appendix 2 Chinese Texts and Pinyin Transcripts of Examples; References; Index.