- 180 pages : coloured graphs ; 23 cm.
- Contents: 1. Migrant workers and public media in China -- 2. Media discourse analysis from a sociolinguistic perspective -- 3. Newspaper representation of migrant workers in China -- 4. White-collar migrant workers in public media -- 5. Construction of migrant workers' identities on a TV talk show -- 6. Media representation and practice in Chinese contexts.Includes bibliographical references (pages -149) and index.Text in English with some Chinese.