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Handbook on urban development in China

Author: Johnson.; Wang.; Yep.
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johnson.; Wang.; Yep.
ISBN: 9781786431622 1786431629
OCLC Number: 1126380397
Contents: Contents:1. Introduction to the Handbook on Urban Development in China: Urbanization with Chinese CharacteristicsRay Yep, Jun Wang and Thomas JohnsonPART I INSTITUTIONAL SETTING 2. Planning for Urban Visions: The Case of Shanghai 2040 Master PlanLan Wang3. Land-based finance: how revenue concern drives urbanizationYuyang Liu4. China's Hukou System at 60: Continuity and ReformKam Wing ChanPART II POLICY DIRECTIONS 5. China's Urban Housing: Past and PresentPu Hao6. Public Discussion, Political Support and Vision for Low-carbon Sustainable Cities in China: A Toolkit for Policy Makers, NGOs and the PublicMiao Bo and Graeme Lang7. Re-imaging Beijing: The Making and Selling of a Post-Socialist Chinese MetropolisAnne-Marie Broudehoux8. Transformation of Chinese Cities and City-Regions in the Era of GlobalizationXu ZhangPART III INDIVIDUALITY AND PRIVATE PURSUIT9. Making urban public space amidst modern Chinese urbanismJunxi Qian10. Enclave urbanism in China: A relational comparative viewBart Wissink11. Gay and Lesbian Communities in Urban ChinaHoward Chiang12. Geography of Chinese rock and roll: cultural, political and economic forces intertwinedJun Wang and Li Chen13. The Urban Middle ClassTai-lok Lui and Shuo Liu PART IV URBAN-RURAL INTERFACE14. Urban Villages in China: Historical and Institutional PerspectivesJing Li and Li Tao15. Gated villages: community governance and social order in China's urban villagesKarita Kan and Rebecca W.Y. Wong16. Informal Migrant Settlements and Urban Grassroots StabilityEdmund W. Cheng17. Transferring Land Developmental Rights across the Urban-Rural Divide: Common Practice and the Chongqing ExceptionRay Yep18. The Transformation of Identification and Community Sense of New Urbanites in "Village-turned-Community"Ying Wu PART V MOBILIZATION AND GOVERNANCE19. Seeking Solutions: How Local Governments Handle Collective Labour DisputesXuehui Yang and Feng Chen20. Environmental Protest in Urban ChinaThomas Johnson21. Urban social assistance in China: Reflecting changing urban development?Daniel R. Hammond22. "Urban Neighborhood Communities" (Shequ) as new institutions of urban governanceThomas Heberer23. Interests and Political Participation in Urban China: The Case of Residents' Committee ElectionsBing Guan and Yongshun Cai24. Neighborhood Governance through Community Social WorkMun Young ChoIndex
Responsibility: Edited by Ray Yep, June Wang, Thomas Johnson.


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'I consider the book to be a worthy addition to the literature. Researchers, students and government officials should read it.' -- Lin Ye, Journal of Urban Affairs 'This wide-ranging Handbook Read more...

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