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Villages in the City: Patterns of Urbanization in the Pearl River Delta, Dakar, and Zanzibar

Garth Myers

in Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204452
eISBN:
9781529204490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204452.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The second chapter centers on patterns, specifically the geographic land-use and housing patterns common to rapid urbanization that overtakes the surrounding countryside. The chapter uses the Chinese ... More


The Handshake 302 Village Hack Residency: Chicago, Shenzhen, and the Experience of Assimilation

Mary Ann O’Donnell

in The City in China: New Perspectives on Contemporary Urbanism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529205473
eISBN:
9781529205510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205473.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Through a comparison of how assimilation and shying (adaptation) have functioned as values in Chicago and Shenzhen, respectively this paper explores what it has meant for these two cities to ... More


Valued places

Paul Watt

in Estate Regeneration and its Discontents: Public Housing, Place and Inequality in London

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447329183
eISBN:
9781447329206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329183.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines pre-regeneration estates as valued places with reference to residents’ place attachment. Social tenants and owner-occupiers were attached to their homes as domestic spaces, to ... More


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