ChinaSource Quarterlies

Urbanization in China

Vol. 2, No. 2

Articles in this Issue


A Second Look at China’s Urbanization

The editor's point of view.

Lead Article

China’s Burgeoning Cities

Urbanization in China is occurring at an accelerated pace. What are its effects upon China and her people?

Supporting Article

Chongqing—China’s “Mountain City”

An introduction to China's fourth municipality or mega-city—Chongqing.

Supporting Article

China’s Migrant Population

China's unprecedented urban migration and its challenge to China's Christians.

Supporting Article

Rural Urbanization in China

The phrase “rural urbanization,” at first glance, appears to be an oxymoron. Yet it is an apt phrase to describe what has been happening in China, especially in the eastern regions, over the past two decades. 

View From the Wall

More Than a Concrete Jungle

Putting today's urban migration in China into historical perspective.

Peoples of China

“City Slickers” and “Country Bumpkins”

Are They People Groups?

Is the cultural divide between migrants and urban citizens yet another barrier to the gospel?

Book Reviews

A Lifeline for China’s Unreached Cities

China’s Unreached CitiesVolume 1, A Prayer Guide for 52 of China’s Least Evangelized Cities, by Paul Hattaway.

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Image credit: Chongqing by Jakob Montrasio, on Flickr
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Brent Fulton

Brent Fulton

Brent Fulton is the founder of ChinaSource. Dr. Fulton served as the first president of ChinaSource until 2019. Prior to his service with ChinaSource, he served from 1995 to 2000 as the managing director of the Institute for Chinese Studies at Wheaton College. From 1987 to 1995 he served as founding …View Full Bio