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7 edition of China Urban found in the catalog.

China Urban

Ethnographies of Contemporary Culture

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Ethnography,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology/Ethnography,
  • China,
  • Sociology, Urban

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert Efird (Contributor), Nancy N. Chen (Editor), Constance D. Clark (Editor), Lyn Jeffery (Editor), Nancy N. Chen (Editor), Suzanne Z. Gottschang (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9883278M
    ISBN 10082232640X
    ISBN 109780822326403


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China's recently appointed leaders have tough decisions to make. If they have the guts to listen to their own experts, Tom Miller says, the country could find itself on the cusp of a new land revolution.

As this book powerfully illustrates, China needs its mesmerizing urban expansion to stay on course."Cited by: China's Urban Transition synthesizes a broad array of research to provide the first integrated treatment of the many processes that encompass the multi-layered meaning of urbanization: regional policy, the upsurge of rural industries, migration, expanding spheres of personal autonomy, and the governance of city by:   How China Became a Country of Suburbs.

His book The Nocturnal Wanderer was recently published, and he is researching a second book about urban space and the creative economy in : Jacob Dreyer. The hukou system has origins in China that date back to ancient times, but the system in its current form came into being with the People’s Republic of China Hukou Registration Regulation.

Until very recently, each citizen was classified in an agricultural or non-agricultural hukou (commonly referred to as rural or urban) and further Traditional Chinese: 戶口.

China Urban is an ethnographic account of Chinas cities and the place that urban space holds in Chinas imagination. In addition to investigating this nations rapidly changing urban landscape, its contributors emphasize the need to rethink the very meaning of the urban and the utility of urban-focused anthropological critiques during a period of unprecedented change on/5(10).

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