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Urban China in transition

Author: John R Logan
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Studies in urban and social change.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using an innovative approach, this book interprets the unprecedented transformation of contemporary China's major cities. It deals with a diversity of trends and analyzes their sources. Every chapter  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Urban China in transition.
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub. Ltd., 2008
(OCoLC)651867107
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Logan
ISBN: 9781405161459 1405161450 9781405161466 1405161469
OCLC Number: 85691580
Description: xv, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: urban China in comparative perspective / John R. Logan and Susan Fainstein --
Part I. Market transition in work units and the labor market : Two decades of reform: the changing organization dynamics of Chinese industrial firms / Shahid Yusuf and Kaoru Nabeshima --
The myth of the "new urban poverty"?: trends in urban poverty in China, 1988-2002 / Simon Appleton and Lina Song --
Class structure and class inequality in urban China and Russia: effects of institutional change or economic performance? / Yanjie Bian and Theodore P. Gerber --
Gender and the labor market in China and Poland / C. Cindy Fan and Joanna Regulska --
Part II. Changing places : Urbanization, institutional change, and sociospatial inequality in China: 1990-2001 / Michael J. White, Fulong Wu, and Yiu Por (Vincent) Chen --
Growth on the edge: the new Chinese metropolis / Yixing Zhou and John R. Logan --
Mirrored reflections: place identity formation in Taipei and Shanghai / Jennifer Rudolph and Hanchao Lu --
Is gating always exclusionary?: a comparative analysis of gated communities in American and Chinese cities / Youqin Huang and Setha M. Low --
Part III. Impacts of migration : Urbanization in China in the 1990s: patterns and regional variations / Zai Liang, Hy Van Luong and Yiu Por (Vincent) Chen --
Trapped in neglected corners of a booming metropolis: residential patterns and marginalization of migrant workers in Guangzhou / Min Zhou and Guoxuan Cai --
Migration and housing: comparing China with the United States / Weiping Wu and Emily Rosenbaum --
Part IV. Social control in the new Chinese city : Economic reform and crime in contemporary urban China: paradoxes of a planned transition / Steven F. Messner, Jianhong Liu, and Susanne Karstedt --
Migration, urbanization, and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases: empirical and theoretical observations in China and Indonesia / Christopher J. Smith and Graeme Hugo --
The state's evolving relationship with urban society: China's neighborhood organizations in comparative perspective / Benjamin L. Read and Chun-Ming Chen.
Series Title: Studies in urban and social change.
Responsibility: edited by John R. Logan.
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