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By Maxine Hong Kingston

The writer chronicles the lives of 3 generations of chinese language males in the USA, woven from reminiscence, fable and truth. Here's a storyteller's story of what they persisted in a wierd new land.

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For example, in the case of those employed by others, human capital in the narrow sense has a positive influence on their wage level, while network capital has no significant influence. In contrast to those employed by others, self-employed migrants with connections to social networks in the cities where they work earn higher incomes. Such network capital supports self-employed migrants who can obtain little assistance from local authorities and urban communities. Third, migration enabled by a worker’s social network brings about regional disparities in labour mobility, not only at a higher level but also at local and community levels.

They will be analysed in terms of two aspects: the institutional legacy of the Mao era and the process of the economic reform. From the analysis, it is possible to derive underdevelopment of the market as another key concept in this study, as important as markets, conceived as the nexus of social networks. Institutional legacy of the Mao Era The conditions of the Chinese economy when the People’s Republic of China was established in 1949 basically met the requirements of dualistic development theory.

7 It is evident from the relationship between size of business and business category that turnover among processing/sales of agricultural and stock farm products and general merchandise/small hardware is relatively large, and that by contrast the turnover among sales/repair of apparel/shoes is small. Network capital, political capital and the bazaar economy 33 Merchant and market: uncertainties, risk and trade relations Viewpoint of the bazaar economy ‘Disorganized’ markets Family businesses in rural areas exhibit both vulnerability and strength/ flexibility.

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