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Title Aspects of urbanization in China : Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou / edited by Gregory Bracken.

Imprint [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource (208 pages) : illustrations, maps, charts, photographs
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Series IIAS publications series. Edited volumes 6
IIAS publications series. Edited volumes ; 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-197) and index.
Contents Aspects of urbanization in China / Gregory Bracken -- t Towards an understanding of architectural iconicity in global perspective / Leslie Sklair -- Shanghai and the 2010 Expo / Jacob Dreyer -- Guangzhou's special path to global city status / Xiangmin Guo and Changtao Liu -- Reparing the rural-urban continuum / Ana M. Moya Pellitero -- Revisiting Hong Kong / Tsung-yi Michelle Huang -- Sensual, but no clue of politics / Lena Scheen -- Urbanization and housing / Non Arkaraprasertkul -- It makes a village / Jonathan D. Solomon.
Summary "China's rise is one of the transformative events of our time. Aspects of Urbanization in China: Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou examines some of the aspects of China's massive wave of urbanization - the largest the world has ever seen. The various papers in the book, written by academics from different disciplines, represent ongoing research and exploration and give a useful snapshot in a rapidly developing discourse. Their point of departure is the city - Shanghai, Hong Kong and Guangzhou - where the downside of China's miraculous economic growth is most painfully apparent. And it is concern for the citizens of these cities that unifies the papers in a book whose authors seek to understand what life is like for the people who call them home"--Publisher's description.
Note Print version record.
Subject Urbanization -- China -- Shanghai.
Urbanization -- China -- Hong Kong.
Urbanization -- China -- Guangzhou.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Urbanization. (OCoLC)fst01162722
China -- Guangzhou. (OCoLC)fst01206572
China -- Hong Kong. (OCoLC)fst01260796
China -- Shanghai. (OCoLC)fst01205418
Kultur
Verstädterung
Städtebau
Indexed Term Sociology
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Byrne Bracken, G. (Gregory)
Other Form: Print version: Aspects of urbanization in China. [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, ©2012 9789089643988 (OCoLC)795908153
ISBN 9789048515615 (electronic bk.)
9048515610 (electronic bk.)
9789048513062 (electronic bk.)
9048513065 (electronic bk.)
9789089643988 (pbk.)
9089643982 (pbk.)
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