International Political Economy Series

Marginalization in Urban China

Comparative Perspectives

Editors: Wu, F., Webster, C. (Eds.)

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This book covers social inequalities in Chinese cities and provides comparative perspectives on inequality and social polarization, neoliberalization and the poor, the change of property rights, rural to urban migration and migrants' enclaves, deprivation and residential segregation, state social security and reemployment training programs.

About the authors

ALAN GILBERT is Professor of Geography at University College London, UK. CHRIS HAMNETT is Professor of Geography at King's College London, UK. SHENJING HE is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Sun Yat-sen University, China. HUMIN PENG is Professor of Sociology, Nanjing University, China. ATHAR HUSSAIN is Co-Director of the Asia Research Centre at the London School of Economics, UK. BINGQIN LI is Lecturer in Social Policy at London School of Economics, UK. ZHIGANG LI is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Sun Yat-sen University, China. YUTING LIU is Associate Professor in the Department of Planning, School of Architecture, State key Laboratory of Subtropical Building Science, South China University of Technology, China. HYUN BANG SHIN is Lecturer in Urban Geography at the Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics, China. ALAN SMART is Professor at the Department of Anthropology, University of Calgary, Canada. DOROTHY J. SOLINGER is Professor of Political Science, University of California, Irvine, USA. YOUJUAN WANG is a statistician in China National Statistical Bureau. YA PING WANG is Professor in Urban Studies and Director for the Scottish Centre for Chinese Urban and Environmental Studies, School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK. YANGLIN WANG is Professor in Geography in the College of Urban and Environmental Studies, Peking University, China. JIANSHENG WU is Associate Professor in Peking University based at the College of Urban and Environmental Studies of the Shenzhen Graduate School, China. YUAN YUAN is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Sun Yat-sen University, China as well as a post-doctoral research fellow in the School of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University, UK. YANJING ZHAO is the Director of City Planning Bureau of the city of Xiamen, China.

Reviews

'This well-written and well-edited volume provides the best available account of the stresses and strains in China's exploding cities.' -Ray Forrest, Housing Studies


Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Wu, Fulong (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Urban Inequality and Polarization

    Hamnett, Chris

    Pages 17-28

  • Neoliberalism and the Urban Poor: A View from Latin America

    Gilbert, Alan

    Pages 29-56

  • Entitlement to the Benefits of Urbanization: Comparing Migrant and Peri-urban ‘Peasants’

    Webster, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 59-71

  • Property Rights, Citizenship and the Making of the New Poor in Urban China

    Wu, Fulong

    Pages 72-89

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Marginalization in Urban China
Book Subtitle
Comparative Perspectives
Editors
  • F. Wu
  • C. Webster
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-29912-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230299122
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23772-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31512-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 313
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