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Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Rong Ma


This survey documents Tibetan society over five decades, including population structure in rural and urban areas, marriage and migration patterns, the maintenance of language and traditional culture, economic transitions relating to income and consumption habits, educational development, and the growth of civil society and social organizations. In addition to household surveys completed over twenty years, the book provides a systematic analysis of all available social and census data released by the Chinese government, and a review of Western and Chinese literature on the topic. It covers seve ... More

Keywords: Tibetan society, census data, Chinese government, population changes, Han migration, intermarriage, ethnic relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9789622092020
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rong Ma, author