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Urban China

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ISBN-10: 0745653596

ISBN-13: 9780745653594

Edition: 2013

Authors: Xuefei Ren

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Currently there are more than 125 Chinese cities with a population exceeding one million. The unprecedented urban growth in China presents a crucial development for studies on globalization and urban transformation. This concise and engaging book examines the past trajectories, present conditions, and future prospects of Chinese urbanization, by investigating five key themes – governance, migration, landscape, inequality, and cultural economy. Based on a comprehensive evaluation of the literature and original research materials, Ren offers a critical account of the Chinese urban condition after the first decade of the twenty–first century. She argues that the urban–rural dichotomy that was…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 3/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Xuefei Ren is assistant professor of sociology and global urban studies at Michigan State University and a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars.

Figures and Tables
Map
Chronology
Preface
China Urbanized
Governance
Landscape
Migration
Inequality
Cultural Economy
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index