A telecom operators’ idea to preserve the natural landscape.
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Beijing International Cycle Expo and the 3rd Beijing Cycling Festival, September, 12-14, 2014
Photos of Chongqing's ropeways, once the main method of crossing the Yangtze and Jialing rivers.
Book by Jeremy Brown (2012). City Versus Countryside in Mao's China: Negotiating the Divide. Cambridge University Press.
Despite the announcement by China’s State Council, in July, of the end of the hukou household registration system, the division between rural and urban still remains and the reform process will take time.
The UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-36 (September) is now published.
Han Jun, vice minister of Development Research Center of the State Council, answered several questions from China Real Estate Business. (Interview in Chinese.)
Augustin-Jean, Louis & Alpermann, Bjorn (eds.) (2014), The political economy of agro-food markets in China: the social construction of the markets in an era of globalization. Basingtoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
First of a series of photographs found under Creative Commons licenses on the themes of UrbaChina: Old and New by Kevin Shoenmakers.
This paper identifies barriers to a more comprehensive implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China’s urban areas and suggests ways to reduce or remove them.
Article by Bettina Gransow, « Reclaiming the Neighbourhood. Urban redevelopment, citizen activism, and conflicts of recognition in Guangzhou », China Perspectives , 2014/2 | 2014
A study by He Shenjing (Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou) about the studentification phenomenon in China. The study is based on a fieldwork near university campuses in Guangzhou.
The UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-35 (August) is now published.
The Pickle index was created in 2013 by an official of the National Development and Reform Commission. The creator of this index indicated that measuring and observing the sale number of pickles in different provinces can show the moving trends of migrant workers. The Pickle index became an unofficial way to observe population movements...
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