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Village Corporatism, Real‐Estate Projects, and Territorial Autonomy

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 5 turns to the villages located at the urban fringe that have actually benefited from urban expansion, and looks at the nonconfrontational form of social mobilization in ... More


“They Come in Peasants and Leave Citizens”: Urban Villages and the Making of Shenzhen

Jonathan Bach

in Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226401096
eISBN:
9780226401263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter unpacks the role of urban villages in the making of Shenzhen. The author suggests that the symbolic representation of the village is key to understanding Shenzhen’s emergence because it ... More


Urban Redevelopment in Guangzhou and Mumbai

Xuefei Ren

in Governing the Urban in China and India: Land Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Air Pollution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203393
eISBN:
9780691203416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203393.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter compares urban village and slum redevelopment in Guangzhou and Mumbai. It talks about the redevelopment of urban villages in Guangzhou that has displaced migrant tenants who lack local ... More


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


Experiments, Exceptions, and Extensions

Mary Ann O’Donnell, Winnie Wong, and Jonathan Bach

in Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226401096
eISBN:
9780226401263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Learning from Shenzhen details the progression of Shenzhen from experiment to official model, showing how the Maoist division of Chinese society into urban and rural territories was reconstituted in ... More


Laying Siege to the Villages: The Vernacular Geography of Shenzhen

Mary Ann O’Donnell

in Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226401096
eISBN:
9780226401263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the social antagonisms that emerged during the transformation of Bao’an County into Shenzhen Municipality through the urbanization of Shenzhen's original villages. This account ... 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


Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City

Mary Ann O'Donnell, Winnie Wong, and Jonathan Bach (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226401096
eISBN:
9780226401263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Since 1980, the ongoing transformation of rural Bao’an County into Shenzhen Municipality has symbolized and constituted the frontier for China’s post-Mao transition, serving as a model for the ... More


Simulating Global Mobility at Shenzhen “International” Airport

Max Hirsh

in Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226401096
eISBN:
9780226401263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the extended and transnational urban infrastructure of the region's airports. It details how different populations navigate this border-crossing infrastructure located in ... More


The Battle for Downtown

Andrew Ross

in Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Before the financial crash froze the motion of money, the plan to repopulate thinned-out downtowns had become an article of faith among advocates of low-carbon ... More


Places

Charles B. Hersch

in Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226328676
eISBN:
9780226328690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226328690.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

As the nineteenth century turned to the twentieth, New Orleans overflowed with music. Sometime around the 1890s, however, a new music had begun to emerge in New Orleans, called “ratty music,” which ... More


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