urbanization

  • July 17, 2013   BY Justin Scuiletti 

    China’s young migrant workers are the driving force behind the country’s rapid urbanization, but they struggle to build families while working demanding factory jobs. Photographer Jia Daitengfei has documented these struggles with a series of portraits, taken on the very assembly lines that so often tear couples apart. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2011   BY Talea Miller 

    China’s urban population has exploded in the last 20 years and more than 200 cities in China are expected to have a population of more than 1 million people by 2025. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2010   BY Talea Miller 

    As more young Mongolians abandon the traditional nomadic lifestyle of their families, older generations worry the culture of Mongolian nomads could be threatened. Getty photographer Aletheia Casey describes her recent experiences documenting Mongolian nomadic life. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2010   BY Talea Miller  

    As more young Mongolians abandon the traditional nomadic lifestyle of their families, older generations worry the culture of Mongolian nomads could be threatened. Continue reading