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GlobalPost, March 17, 2013, Sunday


March 17, 2013, Sunday

GlobalPost (full article)

Why finding work in China’s rural interior is empowering 
migrant workers

On the other hand, inland workers will not necessarily make weaker demands than those of their coastal counterparts. Cornell University’s Chinese labor scholar, Eli Friedman, has suggested that inland workers — hoping to establish a stable family life with decent wages and benefits, job security and free time — may actually demand more than the young migrants in coastal areas.