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Urban China in Transition

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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in New York .
Written in English


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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. Offers a multi-dimensional analysis of urban life in China.

The book also has strength in that it gives the reader a sense of the multifaceted nature of China’s urban transition. Social and Cultural Geography John Friedmann displays an amazing ability in synthesizing and integrating pertinent aspects of the most exciting and rapid urbanization processes of an ancient civilization.

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Using a national survey of housing in China and a multilevel modelling technique, we examine housing tenure choice in transitional urban China where households have been granted limited freedom of choice in the housing market since the housing reforms of Cited by: Young Chinese in Urban China (Routledge Studies on China in Transition) View larger image.

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Giulio Verdini, PhD in Economics, Urban and Regional Development, from the University of Ferrara, is Associate Professor in Urban Planning and Design and Co-Director of the Research Institute of Urbanisation at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, People's Republic of.

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book from merely a concise account of China’s urban story to a significant contribution opening up important debates about the continued dominance of urban theories developed from Western perspectives.

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In that percentage was about 76%, so there has already been a massive transformation of China's economy and society towards greater urbanization.

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About the Book. Post-Mao market reforms in China have led to a massive migration of rural peasants toward the cities. Officially denied residency in the cities, the over 80 million members of this "floating population" provide labor for the economic boom in urban areas but are largely denied government benefits that city residents receive.

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China's Local Public Finance in Transition. authors. Joyce Yanyun Man Yu-Hung Hong. China’s economy has developed rapidly following the implementation of economic reforms that facilitated investment, expanded trade, and introduced market mechanisms and practices.

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83(4) Made available courtesy of Wiley-Blackwell: The definitive version is available at.TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA is developing a systematic knowledge base on transition experiences in Europe and China in a comparative way, and makes key results publicly available as a book addressing practitioners, the scientific community and students.

China’s urban transition causes growing inequality A report by UN-Habitat reviewed by Tann vom Hove. 27 November The word transition perhaps best describes China: the world’s most populous country is transitioning from a predominantly rural society to an urban one.

China’s urbanization process in the last two decades has been.