A Research on the Social Adaptability of the Emigrants from Three Gorges Area and Some Relevant Influential Factors: Based on an Investigation of 227 Emigrants to Jiangsu Province (2005)

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Annotation:::: The paper focuses on mountain migrants’ adaptability to communities in a relatively-developed resettlement area. The paper uses the method of sociological study and empirical data to analyse the social adaptability of the mountain migrants coming from the Three Gorges area, and to identify the factors which affect how they adapt to the communities in a place of resettlement. According to the findings, more than half of the mountain migrants moving from the Three Gorges area have fundamentally adapted to life in the destination place. Several major factors that are closely related to the social adaptability of migrants from the Three Gorges area are identified. These include the following: changes in personal income, local residents’ attitudes toward newcomers, adaptability of language, the local government’s concern for the migrants, public security, and housing conditions.
Year: 2005
Language: Chinese
In: Population and Development (bimonthly), 11 (6): 62-67 p.

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