Essays about: "china migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words china migration.

  1. 1. Chinese Students at Uppsala University: “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” : A sociological analysis of ten students’ trajectories

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Jinjin Li; [2018]
    Keywords : Chinese students; Bourdieusian tradition; Trajectories; Species of capital; Habitus;

    Abstract : The idea of knowledge economy initiated by the World Bank, the increasing importance of English proficiency in the global labour market, and the expansion of Chinese higher education, all leads to the phenomenon of Chinese student migration to western countries for getting advantageous educational experiences and credentials. Through a qualitative, interview-based method and Bourdieusian sociological perspective focusing on species of capital (cultural, economic, social and symbolic capital), habitus and mode of reproduction, this study focuses on the analysis of the relation between social background of Chinese students and their adoption of a western education system and perception of future career through the trajectories of ten Chinese students at Uppsala University, one of the most renowned universities in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. In Search of a Stressful Free Life: An Examination of Chinese Lifestyle Migration to Denmark

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

    Author : Yajie Ma; [2018]
    Keywords : lifestyle migration; Chinese new migrants; Denmark; decision process; social imagination; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the Chinese lifestyle migration practice in Jutland of Denmark as a contribution to expanding the categories of Chinese new migrants. The study analyzed ten in-depth interviews on the lifestyle migration practice with Chinese migrants in Denmark. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘’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

  4. 4. Information Sharing in a Nordic Chinese Christian Church

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Jing Li; Fen Bin; [2017-10-04]
    Keywords : information sharing; diversity; Chinese immigrants; church;

    Abstract : China is a country with great diversity and a long history of migration so culturaldifferences and cultural mixture can be found in the Chinese communities outside ofChina.This paper looks into how the diversity among Chinese immigrants in Sweden thatwould lead to the differences and challenges in sharing information with each other. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empowering Women through Rural-Urban Migration in China.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Agata Kunka; [2017]
    Keywords : migration; empowerment; rural migrant women; hukou system; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Gender equality and empowerment of women and girls were presented at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG5) by the United Nations. It has been realized that empowerment of women plays a crucial role in development. This study examines the empowerment process of rural migrant women in China. READ MORE