China Through the Lens

China Through the Lens: Left Behind

Despite a strong Confucian tradition which associates great value and respect with age, China’s elderly are beginning to be 'left behind' by a China fixated with ideals such as growth and development. Societal roles and values are shifting; since the 1970s young adults have been steadily moving to the cities in search of work opportunities,… Continue reading China Through the Lens: Left Behind