Julia Chuang

Chuang, Julia. 2016. “Factory Girls After the Factory: Female Return Migrations in Rural China,” Gender & Society Vol. 30 (3): 467-489.

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Chuang, Julia. 2015. “Urbanization Through Dispossession: Survival and Stratification in China’s New Townships,” Journal of Peasant Studies Vol. 42 (2): 275-294.
* American Sociological Association, Section on Labor and Labor Movements Distinguished Graduate Student Paper 2014

* Bharadwaj and Wolf Prize for outstanding article published in Journal of Peasant Studies by a young scholar 2016

Chuang, Julia. 2014. “China’s Rural Land Politics: Bureaucratic Absorption and the Muting of Rightful Resistance,” The China Quarterly Vol. 219: 649-669.

Chuang, Julia. 2014. “Chains of Debt: Labor Trafficking as a Career in China’s Construction Industry,” in Kimberly K. Hoang and Rhacel Parrenas (eds.), Human Trafficking Reconsidered: Rethinking the Problem, Envisioning New Solutions, pp. 58-68. New York: Open Society Institute.