The Great Urban Transformation

The Great Urban Transformation

Politics of Land and Property in China

eBook - 2010
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As China is transformed, relations between society, the state, and the city have become central. The Great Urban Transformation investigates what is happening in cities, the urban edges, and the rural fringe in order to explain these relations. In the inner city of major metropolitan centers, municipal governments battle high-ranking state agencies to secure land rents from redevelopment projects, while residents mobilize to assert property and residential rights. At theurban edge, as metropolitan governments seek to extend control over their rural hinterland through massive-scale development.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780191571374
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 258 p.) : ill., maps


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