Introducing readers to the far-reaching global orientation that is now taking place in urban China, an international team of contributors describe overarching globalization through a detailed examination of the transformation of the built environment. A range of urban development processes are analyzed including urbanization, real estate development, changing landscapes, the industrial restructuring of the second-tier city, and the formation of the city-region in the context of global and local interactions. In examining city development and local practices as part of globalization processes, the global city is treated as a collection of microcosms and concrete places, overcoming the analytical tension of the dichotomy of the perceived 'East versus West' divide.... property management companies 202 property rights 200 proud local citizens 276 public service advertisements 271, 275 public space 12; new public space 271a289 Pudong 243; New District 247; Software Park 248 Purple Jade Villasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Globalization and the Chinese City|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2006-05-09|