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A Migrant Mother’s Poem: “My Child, I Am Sorry”

As the school year begins in China, the children of migrant workers face a harsh reality: without an urban household registration (hukou), they
August 8, 2014 12:00 AM

New Urbanization Plan Faces Hurdles

Since coming to power, China’s new leadership has been touting the benefits that increased urbanization would have for economic growth,
December 17, 2013 3:49 PM

Sizing Up China’s Cities

Amid a broad push for urbanization in China, Andrew Stokols explains how urban population figures are pulled in different directions by land classifications
November 22, 2013 5:29 PM