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TitleUrbanization in China [electronic resource] : The Path to Harmony and Prosperity / by Houkai Wei
ImprintSingapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019
Connect tohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-1408-7
Descript XV, 235 p. 33 illus. online resource

SUMMARY

This book traces the history of urbanization in China and discusses major problems and challenges the country is facing as it undergoes a profound social transformation. The author argues that as China tries to build not just more but also better cities, i.e., cities that are not only economically competitive but also people- and environment-friendly, it should adopt urbanization strategies and policies that promote integrated development for both rural and urban areas, and coordination among otherwise disparate objectives – such as industrialization, ecological modernization, informatization and cultural heritage preservation – nationwide and at various scales


CONTENT

Urbanization in China: History and Review -- The Essentials of the New China-Model Approach to Urbanization -- Strategic Thinking about Urbanization in China -- Resizing Towns and Cities in China -- Optimizing the Spatial Distribution of Cities in China -- Administrative Levels and Size Growth of Chinese Cities -- Spatial Expansion Effect of Urbanization in China -- Recommendations for Comprehensive Improvements in Urban Development and Management -- Pushing Institutional Innovation in Urbanization


Human Geography Social policy Sustainable development Human Geography. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/X26000 Social Policy. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/X33000 Sustainable Development. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/U34000



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