By Zai Liang,Steven F. Messner,Youqin Huang,Cheng Chen
Since the past due Seventies, China has skilled an extraordinary velocity of urbanization. In 1978, simply 17.8% of the inhabitants resided in city parts, yet by way of 2013 the extent of urbanization had reached 53.8%. throughout the similar interval, China additionally loved wonderful financial progress. China had develop into the second one biggest economic climate on this planet by means of 2012, simply at the back of the us. regardless of China’s hugely acclaimed achievements in urbanization and its monetary miracle, city China confronts a collection of vital challenges.
This publication offers theoretically proficient and empirically wealthy analyses of a few of the major demanding situations dealing with China’s urbanization. the 1st half offers with new styles of urbanization, targeting complete measures and environmental dimensions of urbanization. the second one a part of the ebook makes a speciality of numerous points on the topic of migrants in towns: migrant entrepreneurship, go back migration, and native people’s attitudes towards migrants. the ultimate part examines key matters vital for migrants, city neighborhood citizens, and policy-makers that experience develop into relatively contentious in China this day: housing and concrete overall healthiness care.
This assortment offers unique, state-of-the-art examine on one of 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 entice students and complex scholars of city reports and China stories, in addition to these in sociology, anthropology, geography, and political science.
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Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China: Insights from Social Science Perspectives (Routledge Advances in Sociology) by Zai Liang,Steven F. Messner,Youqin Huang,Cheng Chen