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The city in China : new perspectives on contemporary urbanism

Author: Ray Forrest
Publisher: Bristol Bristol University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : GermanView all editions and formats

This book gathers together reflections from a broad range of urban China specialists to actively engage with the challenge of conceptualising urban China and ask important questions about the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Forrest
ISBN: 9781529205473 1529205476
OCLC Number: 1110083733
Description: xv, 255 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten (schwarz-weiß)
Contents: The City in China: New perspectives on contemporary urbanism~ Ray FORREST, Julie REN & Bart WISSINK;Robert Park in China: From the Chicago School to Urban China Studies~Xuefei REN (Centre for Chinese Studies, Michigan State University);"Bewitched by the History Behind the Walls": Robert Park and the Arc of Urban Sociology from Chicago to China~Bettina GRANSOW (East Asian Studies, Freie Universitaet Berlin); Moral Order in the Post-Socialist Chinese City: Generating a Dialogue with Robert E. Park's "The City"~Fulong WU and Zheng WANG (Bartlett School, University College, London);Learning from Chicago (and LA)? The Contemporary Relevance of Western Urban Theory for China"Bewitched by the history behind the walls": Robert Park and the arc of urban sociology from Chicago to Shenzhen~Bart WISSINK (Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong);From Chicago to Shenzhen, via Birmingham: Zones of Transition and Dreams of Homeownership~Ray FORREST (Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong);Urbanization and Economic Development: Comparing the Trajectories of China and the United States~Jan NIJMAN (Urban Studies Institute, Georgia State University, USA);The Handshake 302 Village Hack Residency: Chicago, Shenzhen, and the Experience of Assimilation~Mary Ann O'DONNELL (Independent scholar/anthropologist/poet, Shenzhen);Beijing Ring Roads and the Poetics of Excess and Ordinariness~Jeroen DE KLOET (Centre for Globalisation Studies, University of Amsterdam);Pathways to Urban Residency and Subjective Well-Being in Beijing~Juan CHEN and Shenghua XIE (Applied Social Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University);A Study of Socio-spatial Segregation of Rural Migrants in Shenzhen: A Case of Foxconn~Zhigang LI, Shunxian OU and Rong WU (School ofUrban Design, Wuhan University, China);The Anxious Middle Class of Urban China: Its Emergence and Formation~Tai-Lok LUI & Shou LIU (Asian and Policy Studies, Education University of Hong Kong);Conclusion: Everyday Cities, Exceptional Cases~Julie REN (Department of Geography, London School of Economics).
Responsibility: edited by Ray Forrest, Julie Ren and Bart Wissink.


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"Reflects upon the amazing urbanization processes experienced in the `new' new world of China and the limits of applying Western theory to Chinese experiences. A very timely volume of studies on Read more...

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