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#1099938 - Mon Jun 22 2015 02:46 PM Rural China - Transformation
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This (somewhat long) article on the BBC website on drastic changes in a part of rural China may be of interest. The key changes described here are de-agrarianization and forced urbanization.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-dd0e6fd5-12fc-4a4a-a0eb-4ef064900f92

As far as I can tell, the article and images were not put together by the BBC.

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#1099958 - Mon Jun 22 2015 04:13 PM Re: Rural China - Transformation
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Originally Posted By: bloomsby
As far as I can tell, the article and images were not put together by the BBC.


Carrie Gracie, who wrote the article, is China Editor for BBC News and at least two members of the production team are employed by the BBC News Website - plus there is no separate copyright credit which means that's covered by the general copyright covering the website... so I've got a feeling that Auntie Beeb is responsible for that story although some of the images are credited elsewhere.

I read the story earlier today and thought it very interesting, if only because it shows how much change there has been in China in such a short time.
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#1099965 - Mon Jun 22 2015 05:04 PM Re: Rural China - Transformation
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Thanks for that information.

I imagine that for people who aren't so enthusiastic about city life, the changes must be a major upheaval.

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