China: The Biggest Migration Ever – Open Source

The radio program Open Source had a special roundtable discussion program yesterday on “: The Biggest Ever”, (link) featuring , Li Zhang, Leslie Chang, and Kenneth Roberts:

China’s “floating ” is rapidly shifting the country from an agrarian to an industrialized one ” thereby changing the social fabric of the countryside and creating an youth culture with strong hints of individualism, materialism, and . We hope to draw the big economic, social, and political picture of how China is changing and also learn the particular stories of individual : why they left home, what factory life is like, how they learn to make their way in the world, and what it’s like to return home to a sleepy village with traditional mores.

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