|Logan, John (ed.)|
Urban China in Transition
Studies in Urban and Social Change
1. Edition December 2007
2007. 378 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-1-4051-6146-6 - John Wiley & Sons
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Using an innovative approach, this book interprets the unprecedented transformation of contemporary China's major cities. It deals with a diversity of trends and analyzes their sources. Every chapter is co-authored by an urban China expert and an "outside" expert on the wider topic. Together they offer a broad historical and theoretical comparison.
From the contents
Notes on Contributors.
Series Editors' Preface.
1. Urban China in Comparative Perspective: John R. Logan and Susan S. Fainstein (Brown University and Harvard University).
Part I: Market Transition in Work Units and the Labor Market:.
2. Two Decades of Reform: The Changing Organization Dynamics of Chinese Industrial Firms: Shahid Yusuf and Kaoru Nabeshima (World Bank).
3. The Myth of the 'New Urban Poverty'? Trends in Urban Poverty in China, 1988--2002: Simon Appleton and Lina Song (Nottingham University).
4. Class Structure and Class Inequality in Urban China and Russia: Effects of Institutional Change or Economic Performance? Yanjie Bian (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) and Theodore P. Gerber (University of Wisconsin-Madison).
5. Gender and the Labor Market in China and Poland: Cindy Fan and Joanna Regulska (UCLA and Rutgers University).
Part II: Changing places:.
6. Urbanization, Institutional Change, and Spatial Inequality in China: 1990-2001: Michael J. White, Fulong Wu, and Yiu Por (Vincent) Chen (University of Cardiff, Brown University and DePaul University).
7. Growth on the Edge: The New Chinese Metropolis: Yixing Zhou (Peking University) and John R. Logan (Brown University).
8. Place Identity Formation in Taipei and Shanghai: Jennifer Rudolph and Hanchao Lu (University at Albany and Georgia Institute of Technology).
9. Is Gating Always Exclusionary? A Comparative Analysis of Gated Communities in American and Chinese Cities: Youqin Huang and Setha M. Low (University at Albany and CUNY Graduate Center).
Part III: Impacts of migration:.
10. Urbanization in China in the 1990s: Patterns and Regional Variations: Zai Liang, Hy Van Luong, and Yiu Por (Vincent) Chen (University at Albany, University of Toronto and DePaul University).
11. Trapped in Neglected Corners of a Booming Metropolis: Residential Patterns and Marginalization of Migrant Workers in Guangzhou: Min Zhou (UCLA) and Guoxuan Cai (Sociology Institute of Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences).
12. Migration and Housing: Comparing China with the United States: Weiping Wu and Emily Rosenbaum (Virginia Commonwealth University and Fordham University).
Part IV: Social control in the New Chinese City:.
13. Economic Reform and Crime in Contemporary China: Paradoxes of a Planned Transition: Steven Messner, Jianhong Liu, and Susanne Karstedt (University at Albany, Rhode Island College and Keele University).
14. Migration, Urbanization, and the Spread of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Empirical and Theoretical Observations in China and Indonesia: Christopher Smith and Graeme Hugo (University at Albany and University of Adelaide).
15. The State's Evolving Relationship with Urban Society: China's Neighborhood Organizations in Comparative Perspective: Benjamin L. Read and Chun-Ming Chen (University of Iowa and Shih Hsin University).