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Xenophobia inside China [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2011-10-31 17:24:59 |Display all floors
So basically native Beijingers hate anyone who wasn't originally coming from Beijing; indigenous Shanghai people loathe anyone who couldn't speak Shanghai dialect. Hence the currently raging debate about Hukou and the education issues that come with it.

It's a bit like New Yorkers looking down upon anyone who is outside New York, or Londoners snubbing their noses at anyone who is from the countryside.....right?
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