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Urbanisation in Between: Rural traces in a rapidly growing and industrialising county city

Kipnis, Andrew


This article focuses on the lived experiences of people who have moved to Zouping, a rapidly urbanising city in Shandong Province. It argues that the variety of their experiences reveals much about Chinese processes of urbanisation. Recent writing on Chinese urbanisation often portrays a sharp social break with rural experience. This article discusses the variable degrees of continuity with rural pasts that different groups of new urbanites experience. It presents Zouping as an intermediate...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: China Perspectives
DOI: .4000/chinaperspectives.6238


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