Essays about: "rural-to-urban migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words rural-to-urban migration.

  1. 1. Population ageing and regional economic growth : A master thesis examining the effect of an ageing population on the output of Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Erik Hermansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Population ageing; economic growth; Swedish municipalities; urban; rural;

    Abstract : Swedish municipalities have very different age structures. Migration from rural to urban areas has led to a polarisation of Swedish regions, where urban centres have an inflow of young and skilled workers while rural regions are ageing and falling behind economically. READ MORE

  2. 2. To What Extent Do Migrant Children Affect Local Children in Urban China: A Study of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Classroom Peer Effects

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Queennie Huang; Tony Liang; [2020]
    Keywords : Peer effects; Internal migration; Migrant children; Education; China;

    Abstract : Recognising the multitude of social barriers to equal educational opportunities faced by Chinese rural-to-urban migrant children, this paper examines the peer effects of migrant children on local children in urban public schools. Using the two-wave panel data from the China Education Panel Survey collected over the academic years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015, we examine to what extent are urban local children's cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes affected by class proportions of rural-to-urban migrant children. 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. Gender and Access to Food: A Case Study on Gender Differences in Access to Food through Rural to Urban Food Transfers, and its Impact on Food Security in Moses //Garoëb, Windhoek, Namibia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Nadia Guettou; Anders Djurfeldt; [2014]
    Keywords : Multi-spatial livelihoods; rural to urban food transfers; gender; food security; Namibia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Previous studies have shown that female-centred households in Windhoek, Namibia, receive half as much of the most essential staple crop through rural to urban food transfers as male-centred households, and that female-centred households are the most food insecure. The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate if and how gender norms influence access to food made available through rural to urban food transfers, and what implications this might have on the food security of Owambo households in Moses //Garoëb Constituency in Windhoek. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rural-urban migration in southwestern rural Uganda - The perceptions and strategies of the left-behind

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Martina Andersson; Ida Johansson; [2013-10-25]
    Keywords : livelihood; urbanization; left-behind; rural-urban migration; Uganda; agriculture; development;

    Abstract : Around the globe a phenomenon called rural-urban migration occurs which means that people move from rural to urban areas. The world today gets more and more urbanized and 2007 was the year when more than half of the world’s population lived in urban areas. READ MORE