Essays about: "Roos van der Meijden"

Found 1 essay containing the words Roos van der Meijden.

  1. 1. ‘’We are the Floating Ones, you know.’’ Male Migrant Workers and Family Transformation in China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Roos van der Meijden; [2018]
    Keywords : rural-to-urban migration; family dynamics; masculinity; male migrant construction workers; low-status; manhood; compromises; patriarchal elements.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores whether and how rural-to-urban migration alters the Chinese migrant family in the case of divided rural households of 10 male migrant workers. The study relied on in-depth semi-structured interviews with married men, who are fathers, husbands and sons, and who are currently working on construction sites in Beijing. READ MORE