New pilot plan to liberalize the rural land market

October 31, 2014
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New pilot plan to liberalize the rural land market

The follow-up document, nongdi rushi shidian fang’an (农地入市试点方案), aims at developing the policies issued from the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the CCP held in November, 2013.


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When fiscal recentralisation meets urban reforms

October 30, 2014
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Article by Fu Qiang (Duke University), that quantifies the association between land finance and urban housing tenure.


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UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-43 (October)

October 29, 2014
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UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-43 (October)

The UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-43 (October) is now published.


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Annual report on the health development of China’s new urbanization

October 28, 2014
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Annual report on the health development of China’s new urbanization

The 2014 annual report on the health development of China’s new urbanization was published on may 2014


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Beijing©, Shanghai ®

October 27, 2014
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Beijing©, Shanghai ®

Per Olof Berg , & Emma Björner (eds.) (2014),Branding Chinese Mega-Cities: policies, practices and positioning. Edward Elgar Publishing,  Chattenham U.K.,Northampton, MA.


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Lilongs – Shanghai 里弄 – 上海 by Christine Estève and Jérémy Cheval

October 26, 2014
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Lilongs – Shanghai 里弄 – 上海 by Christine Estève and Jérémy Cheval

Presentation of Lilongs - Shanghai 里弄 - 上海 by Christine Estève and Jérémy Cheval, published by Mon Cher Watson.


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The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

October 25, 2014
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Shenggen Fan, S M Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei, Xiaobo Zhang (eds.).


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The Guangdong Model of Urbanisation

October 24, 2014
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The Guangdong Model of Urbanisation: Collective village land and the making of a new middle class. Paper written by Him Chung (Hong Kong Baptist University. Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University) and Jonathan Unger (Australian National University). China Perspectives, 2013/3, p. 33-41.


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The costs of urban growth at the fringe of a Chinese city

October 23, 2014
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Paper by Giulio Verdini (Urban Planning and Design, Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University). Case study of Jinshi Village, at the fringe of Suzhou.


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UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-42 (October)

October 22, 2014
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UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-42 (October)

The UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-42 (October) is now published.


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”Understanding China’s urbanization from the perspective of the real estate industry “

October 20, 2014
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”Understanding China’s urbanization from the perspective of the real estate industry “

Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) 2015, Chicago, April 21-25 Call for papers : Special session "Understanding China’s urbanization from the perspective of the real estate industry", sponsored by the China specialty group


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Development and evaluation of a food environment survey in three urban environments of Kunming

October 19, 2014
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Development and evaluation of a food environment survey in three urban environments of Kunming

273 food establishments (163 restaurants and 110 stores) were surveyed.


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Review of Religion and Chinese Society

October 18, 2014
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Review of Religion and Chinese Society

Edited by Brill. Volume 1, Issue 1, 2014 : Free sample review.


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Urban Planning Goes Rural

October 17, 2014
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Urban Planning Goes Rural: Conceptualising the “New Village". Paper written by David Bray (Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Policy of the University of Sydney), China Perspectives, 2013/3, p. 53-62.


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Theorising Chinese urbanisation: A multi-layered perspective

October 16, 2014
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Urbanisation in China and its rapid increase in recent decades as a result of industrialisation and globalisation are often conceived as a simplified process.


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