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Compositions of the labour force: is Beijing different from London?

Abstract:

This paper studies the labour force in Beijing in relation to that in London. Through this comparative approach, the paper breaks the current isolation of Chinese studies, crosses the categorical divides in comparative research, and addresses local-global dialects in global cities. A very similar description of the labour force between these two cities is revealed. The labour forces in both cities had a young age profile with that in Beijing being only slightly younger, both shared a male-dom...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.habitatint.2018.12.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2042-1358
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Habitat International Journal website
Volume:
84
Pages:
33-42
Publication date:
2019-01-02
Acceptance date:
2018-12-24
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ISSN:
0197-3975
Source identifiers:
987459
Language:
English
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pubs:987459
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uuid:11df80f6-0c66-4c1a-a304-edae288aef2f
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pubs:987459
Deposit date:
2019-04-03

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