By Zai Liang,Steven F. Messner,Youqin Huang,Cheng Chen

ISBN-10: 1138671851

ISBN-13: 9781138671850

Since the past due Nineteen Seventies, China has skilled an unheard of speed of urbanization. In 1978, in basic terms 17.8% of the inhabitants resided in city components, yet by means of 2013 the extent of urbanization had reached 53.8%. through the comparable interval, China additionally loved staggering financial development. China had develop into the second one greatest financial system on this planet through 2012, simply at the back of the USA. regardless of China’s hugely acclaimed achievements in urbanization and its fiscal miracle, city China confronts a suite of important challenges.

This publication presents theoretically proficient and empirically wealthy analyses of a few of the most important demanding situations dealing with China’s urbanization. the 1st half offers with new styles of urbanization, concentrating on entire measures and environmental dimensions of urbanization. the second one a part of the publication makes a speciality of numerous facets with regards to migrants in towns: migrant entrepreneurship, go back migration, and native people’s attitudes towards migrants. the ultimate part examines key concerns very important for migrants, city neighborhood citizens, and policy-makers that experience turn into relatively contentious in China at the present time: housing and concrete overall healthiness care.

This assortment provides unique, state of the art study on the most urgent demanding situations confronting modern city China, performed by way of researchers from a number of social technological know-how disciplines. it's going to attract students and complex scholars of city experiences and China reports, in addition to these in sociology, anthropology, geography, and political science.

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