sealed management

Migrant ‘Villages’ Within a City Ignite Debate

The New York Times reports on the growing debate over the policy of “sealed management,” in which villages inhabited by migrant workers in Beijing and elsewhere are fenced in and security is stepped up: Some...

Beijing to Enclose Villages in Security Move

Following the gating of Daxing, Changping is the latest Beijing district to enforce the “sealed management” policy. “Sealed management” is controversial for enclosing and monitoring majority migrant...

Inside China’s Gated Communities for the Poor

The Globe and Mail reports from Shoubaozhuang, one of the migrant villages outside Beijing which is heavily guarded and locked at night under the “sealed management” policy: It’s one of 16 villages around Beijing...

Beijing Starts Gating, Locking Migrant Villages

AP reports on a new strategy to manage the villages of migrants that have cropped up on the outskirts of Beijing and other Chinese cities: “Sealed management” looks like this: Gates are placed at the street and alley...

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