By Jianfa Shen,Gordon Kee

ISBN-10: 3319464205

ISBN-13: 9783319464206

This e-book analyzes the hot development of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Fuzhou, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, and Hong Kong, seven significant chinese language coastal towns. The authors aspect theoretical mechanisms, spatial and non-spatial versions of improvement, all whereas exploring attainable instructions to sustainability. in addition they examine how those towns have constructed over the past 30 years, from the past due Seventies to the twenty first century. every one has its personal distinctive historical past, local and nationwide positions, benefits, and services. utilizing diverse techniques and measurements for every urban, the authors argue that structural adjustments are essential to in achieving a lot wanted sustainable improvement. The ebook covers developmental concerns comparable to the regaining of crucial urban and international urban statuses, the function of governments in guidance improvement, and reaching objectives via mega initiatives, city competitiveness, positioning, and branding. together with diverse evaluation and excessive feedback for structural adjustments, this e-book addresses middle matters for the sustainable development of those metropolises. A beneficial publication for college students, researchers and coverage makers.

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