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dc.contributor.authorKang, Erli
dc.identifier.citationKang , E 2023 , ' The influence of the Chinese hukou system in motivating and shaping the geography of Chinese international student mobility ' , Population, Space and Place , vol. Early View , e2734 .
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dc.description.abstractThe hukou system (household registration system) is a long-established and significant institutional barrier to population movement within China and, accordingly, has been the subject of a great deal of research. What has received scant attention, however, is the influence that this system has on the considerable phenomenon of Chinese international student mobility (ISM). This paper is based on an analysis of 50 semistructured interviews with Shanghai-based returnee students. Utilising the notions of institutional barriers to migration and middle-category migration, it illustrates the important role that the hukou system plays in motivating nonelite Chinese students to study abroad and how this institutional barrier shapes their strategic decision making across various temporal phases of the ISM process. These findings are of significance as they highlight the largely unacknowledged role of hukou in the Chinese ISM system. Conceptually, they emphasise the importance of sufficiently accounting for institutional barriers to internal and international mobility in the experiences of international students in migration studies.
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dc.rightsCopyright © 2023 The Authors. Population, Space and Place published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.en
dc.subjectHigher educationen
dc.subjectInstitutional barriersen
dc.subjectInternal migrationen
dc.subjectInternational student mobilityen
dc.subjectGF Human ecology. Anthropogeographyen
dc.titleThe influence of the Chinese hukou system in motivating and shaping the geography of Chinese international student mobilityen
dc.typeJournal articleen
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Geography & Sustainable Developmenten
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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