On the Basic Characteristics of the New Age Migrant Workers in Beijing: Take Dongying City, Shandong Province as Reference

Yun LEI, Huan YANG


Take the migrant workers in Dongying as reference, we find that the average age of new generation migrant worker in Beijing is 5 years younger than the old-age one; the education level is higher than the old-one; in choosing their jobs, the young age migrant workers in Beijing prefer to choose honorable jobs; also, the younger migrant workers are more adaptable to the Beijing city; and the absolute exploitation on younger migrant workers is weakening, while the relative exploitation on them is growing.


Beijing; New age; Migrant workers; Basic characteristics

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/5369


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