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Handbook on urban development in China

Author: Ray Yep; Jun Wang; Thomas Johnson
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Series: Handbooks of research on contemporary China.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The trajectory and logic of urban development in post-Mao China have been shaped and defined by the contention between domestic and global capital, central and local state and social actors of different class status and endowment. This urban transformation process of historic proportion entails new rules for distribution and negotiation, novel perceptions of citizenship, as well as room for unprecedented spontaneity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Yep; Jun Wang; Thomas Johnson
ISBN: 1786431629 9781786431622
OCLC Number: 1047541034
Description: xiii, 416 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Instututional setting --
Part II. Policy directions --
Part III. Individuality and private pursuit --
Part IV. Urban-rural interface --
Part V. Mobilization and governance.
Series Title: Handbooks of research on contemporary China.
Responsibility: edited by Ray Yep, June Wang, Thomas Johnson.

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In recent decades, China has undergone an extraordinary transformation from an overwhelmingly rural population to that of a predominantly urban one.  Read more...

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`This wide-ranging Handbook includes both useful overviews of key topics and new research on China's urban development over the last four decades. An important, multi-disciplinary contribution to Read more...

 
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