Articles in this Issue
China's Moving Population
China's migrant population presents both challenges and uncertainties.
Educational Inequality for Migrant Children Perpetuates Poverty
Even after thirty years of economic reform, the majority of rural migrants in China's cities are still kept out of the formal labor market and professional tracks. Most of them pick up jobs in the informal sector. Such social inequality is likely to be perpetuated given the fact that their...
China's Marginalized Internal Migrants
The world of China's "floating population" is vastly different from the world of its city dwellers.
View from the Wall
Everyone is Not Local
Migrant workers make important contributions to China's cities but also pose tremendous challenges. A resident of Beijing explores how migrants fit in the capital and how Beijingers view them.
Peoples of China
Hearing the Different Voices in Urban China
A personal look at two migrants in Beijing illustrates the character and strength of many ordinary people who live in difficult situations in a changing China.
Image credit: Floating Population by Freedom House, on Flickr
Brent Fulton is the president of ChinaSource and the editor of the ChinaSource Quarterly. Prior to assuming his current position, 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 US director of... View Full Bio