TITLE

Chapter 1: Urban Development Patterns in China: New, Renewed, and Ignored Urban Spaces

AUTHOR(S)
Zhang, Tingwei
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Urbanization in China: Critical Issues in an Era of Rapid Growth;2007, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 1 of the book "Urbanization in China: Critical Issues in an Era of Rapid Growth" is presented. This chapter starts with an account of momentum, characteristics and trends in China's urbanization and the evolution of the nation's urbanization policy. It demonstrates two of the most important features of China's urban growth: the rapidity and unevenness of its distribution. It also discusses underlying factors contributing to urban changes, including China's history and culture and economic development.
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36153594

 

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