Urban Governance, Spatial Planning and Economic Development in the 21th Century China

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Hans Gebhardt (Ed.)

ISBN 978-3-643-90418-8
Band-Nr. 6
Jahr 2018
Seiten 224
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Geographie: Forschung und Wissenschaft

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China’s cities are subject to dramatic changes. Cities
develop into Megacities, economic growth as well as the
drastic increase of traffic contribute to a profound
transformation of urban infrastructure. However, the
processes are more visible than the stakeholders supporting
such transformations. What are the location factors, spatial
principles and planning philosophies that direct the cities‘
growth and reconstruction?

The articles of this anthology investigate the above
mentioned questions. Using various case studies, they
analyse processes of location choice and transformation in
Chinese coastal Megacities and in inland areas; they explore
urban governance processes and – vice versa – also include
the planning concepts of rural areas.

Prof. Dr. Hans Gebhardt has held the Chair of
Human Geography at the University of Heidelberg since 1996.
His research focus is on geographical urban research and
political geography with a regional focus on the Middle
East and China.