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Cities of Dragons and Elephants: Urbanization and Urban Development in China and India

Author: Guang Hua Wan; Ming Lu
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book
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This book offers a systematic and comparative study on urbanization and urban development in China and India. Contributed by a team of top experts from both countries it uses original research to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Cities of Dragons and Elephants: Urbanization and Urban Development in China and India
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guang Hua Wan; Ming Lu
OCLC Number: 1136884032
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Contents: 1: IntroductionPart I: Urbanization and Rural Development2: Urbanization and Rural Development in the People's Republic of China3: Costs and Benefits of Urbanization: The Indian CasePart II: Urban Systems4: Urban System and Urban Development in the People's Republic of China5: City-Size Distributions in a Quasi-Open Economy The India EvidencePart III: Migration6: Migration in the People's Republic of China7: Rural to Urban Migration and Urban Labour MarketPart IV: Land and Housing8: Housing Systems and Urbanization in the People's Republic of China9: Land Policy and Urbanization in the People's Republic of China10: Urbanization, Land and Housing in India: Options Amidst the State and the Market FailuresPart V: Capital Flow and FDI11: Foreign Direct Investment, Capital Flows, and Urbanization12: Regional and Urban Impacts of Foreign Direct Investment in IndiaPart VI: Infrastructure13: Infrastructure14: Infrastructure and Urbanization in India: Issues and ChallengesPart VII: Human Capital15: Human Capital and Urbanization in the People's Republic of China16: Human Capital and Urbanization in IndiaPart VIII: Congestion and Pollution17: Congestion and Pollution in Chinese Cities18: Urbanization and Water Supply and Sanitation in India19: Air Pollution and Traffic Congestion in Urban IndiaPart IX: Poverty and Inequality in Urbanization20: Urbanization, Inequality and Poverty in the People's Republic of China21: Growth, Inequality, Poverty and Urbanization

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the edited volume provides a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of urbanization trajectories in both countries with rich details and sophisticated statistics. It will be a useful reference book for Read more...

 
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