The Resource Aspects of urbanization in China : Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, edited by Gregory Bracken, (electronic resource)

Aspects of urbanization in China : Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, edited by Gregory Bracken, (electronic resource)

Label
Aspects of urbanization in China : Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou
Title
Aspects of urbanization in China
Title remainder
Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gregory Bracken
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
China's rise as a global power is one of the transformative events of our time. Hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of poverty thanks to the country's rapid industrialisation. One seemingly inevitable outcome of industrialisation is urbanisation, and this definitive study examines some of the key aspects of China's massive wave of urbanization, which is the largest the world has ever seen. With contributions from scholars from a variety of disciplines, including architecture, urbanism, social sciences, area studies, geography and anthropology, the point of departure for each ch
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 307.760951
  • 320
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HT384.C6
LC item number
A87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bracken, Gregory
Series statement
IIAS publications
Series volume
6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urbanization
  • China
Label
Aspects of urbanization in China : Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, edited by Gregory Bracken, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Aspects of Urbanization in China; Table of Contents; List of Tables and Illustrations; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; 1 Aspects of Urbanization in China:Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou; GLOBAL AMBITIONS; 2 Towards an Understanding of Architectural Iconicity in Global Perspective; 3 Shanghai and the 2010 Expo Staging the City; 4 Guangzhou's Special Path to Global City Status; CULTURAL EXPRESSION; 5 Repairing the Rural-Urban Continuum Cinema as Witness; 6 Revisiting Hong Kong Fruit Chan's 'Little Cheung; 7 Sensual, but No Clue of Politics Shanghai's Longtang Houses; ARCHITECTURAL EXPRESSION
  • 8 Urbanization and Housing Socio-Spatial Conflicts over Urban Space in Contemporary Shanghai9 It Makes a Village Hong Kong's Podium Shopping Malls as Global Villages; Contributors; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (211 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048513062
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)1048734
  • (OCoLC)800138488
  • (SSID)ssj0000679894
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12270932
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000679894
  • (PQKBWorkID)10625427
  • (PQKB)10802597
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1048734
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000193781
Label
Aspects of urbanization in China : Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, edited by Gregory Bracken, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Aspects of Urbanization in China; Table of Contents; List of Tables and Illustrations; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; 1 Aspects of Urbanization in China:Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou; GLOBAL AMBITIONS; 2 Towards an Understanding of Architectural Iconicity in Global Perspective; 3 Shanghai and the 2010 Expo Staging the City; 4 Guangzhou's Special Path to Global City Status; CULTURAL EXPRESSION; 5 Repairing the Rural-Urban Continuum Cinema as Witness; 6 Revisiting Hong Kong Fruit Chan's 'Little Cheung; 7 Sensual, but No Clue of Politics Shanghai's Longtang Houses; ARCHITECTURAL EXPRESSION
  • 8 Urbanization and Housing Socio-Spatial Conflicts over Urban Space in Contemporary Shanghai9 It Makes a Village Hong Kong's Podium Shopping Malls as Global Villages; Contributors; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (211 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048513062
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)1048734
  • (OCoLC)800138488
  • (SSID)ssj0000679894
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12270932
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000679894
  • (PQKBWorkID)10625427
  • (PQKB)10802597
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1048734
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000193781

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