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Jiangsu

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The evidence for Jiangsu province points to a key role for Maoist learning by-doing in powering the rural industrialization of the transition era. The learning hypothesis seems to hold up in Jiangsu, ... More


Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Christian P. Sorace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the political mechanisms at work in the aftermath of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and the broader ideological energies that drove them. The book takes Chinese Communist Party ideas ... More


Growth, Reforms, and Inequality: Comparing India and China

Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Anthony P. D’Costa

in Transformation and Development: The Political Economy of Transition in India and China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082286
eISBN:
9780199082377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082286.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses two main questions. First, what is the trend in inequality in India and China? Second, what additional information can be obtained by decomposing aggregate trends in terms of: ... More


The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Amira K. Bennison (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume explores how rulers in medieval Iberia and the Maghrib presented their rule and what strategies they adopted to persuade their subjects of their legitimacy. It focuses on the Naṣrids of ... More


Using Gradient Analysis to Uncover Pattern and Process in Urban Bird Communities

Derric N. Pennington and Robert B. Blair

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Understanding the processes that create repeatable patterns in urban bird distributions is a challenge that requires investigation at multiple spatial, temporal, and biological scales. Based upon our ... More


The Hajj and Politics in China

Robert R. Bianchi

in Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651460
eISBN:
9781469651484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651460.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The author tries to provide a comprehensive report of the Hajj in China in terms of human participation, management, and implications of hajj to the politics of this country. He refers to the ... More


Land Titling and State Building in Postconflict Timor-Leste

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In Timor-Leste, forms and patterns of connection to land have been transformed by the impacts of Portuguese colonialism, Indonesian occupation, and civil conflict, all of which have generated ... More


Contesting Land, City, State, and Nation

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This article considers contestations over land, state and nation in Aitarak Laran, an urban settlement in post-independence Timor-Leste. Since 2010 the settlement has been resisting eviction by the ... More


Farms, flats, and villas: senses of country living in a Basque-speaking village

Kepa Fernández de Larrinoa

in Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Fernández de Larrinoa, a Basque anthropologist who now lives in the village he has studied since the 1970s, provides an exquisitely fine-grained ethnographic account of its socioeconomic evolution ... More


Overview: Incomes and Inequality in China, 2007‒2013

Chuliang Luo, Terry Sicular, and Shi Li

in Changing Trends in China's Inequality: Evidence, Analysis, and Prospects

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190077938
eISBN:
9780190077969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077938.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents national estimates of incomes and inequality for 2007 and 2013. It begins with discussion of the CHIP datasets and measurement issues. It then reports core estimates of income ... More


Effects of Urbanization on the Ecology and Evolution of Arthropods

Johan Kotze, Stephen Venn, Jari Niemelä, and John Spence

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Urbanisation impacts arthropod communities negatively but also creates opportunities for some species. Given their vital role in ecosystem function, arthropods are important components of urban ... More


The Country and the City

Lee Haiyan

in The Stranger and the Chinese Moral Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785914
eISBN:
9780804793544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785914.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In today’s China, the face of a stranger is most likely that of a peasant migrant eking out a precarious living in the city. Mass migration has rekindled scholarly interest in the urban-rural ... More


The Utopia of Urban Planning: Dujiangyan Municipality

Christian P. Sorace

in Shaken Authority: China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707537
eISBN:
9781501708503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707537.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines Dujiangyan Municipality's “urban-rural integration” plan and the Chinese Communist Party's obsession with urban form and ideology as the solution to rural underdevelopment. In ... More


Introduction: Urban Theory, Asia, and Religion

Peter van der Veer

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0025
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores “urban aspirations” in Asia. Focusing on cities such as Singapore, Seoul, Beijing, Mumbai, Bangkok, and Shanghai, it examines notions of “urban society” to understand the different ... More


Market Reforms, Global Linkages, and (Dis) continuity in Post-Socialist China

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter outlines the specific socio-cultural context of contemporary China at the beginning of the 21st century. To set the stage for the rest of the text, the chapter discusses the reforms of ... More


Beyond the Gradient: Insights from New Work in the Avian Ecology of Urbanizing Lands

Paige S. Warren and Christopher A. Lepczyk

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

People like birds and, increasingly, people live with birds. Science is increasingly needed in support of effective species conservation and environmental stewardship in the places where people live, ... More


Rethinking City Constitutional Status

Ran Hirschl

in City, State: Constitutionalism and the Megacity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190922771
eISBN:
9780190922801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922771.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores key arguments for assigning greater constitutional status and standing to cities and their residents. It suggests that existing arguments for enhanced city power do not ... More


The urban–rural split in ageing Australia: diverging lifecourses, diverging experiences

Rachel Winterton and Jeni Warbuton

in Population ageing from a lifecourse perspective: Critical and international approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447310716
eISBN:
9781447310730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310716.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

People in urban and in rural areas live and age differently. The populations in rural areas are typically older than those in cities, which is partly due to youths and middle-agers migrating from the ... More


Conclusion

Robin Harding

in Rural Democracy: Elections and Development in Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198851073
eISBN:
9780191885808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851073.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The concluding chapter brings together the implications and insights from the four empirical chapters, reconsidering the theoretical claim in the light of this evidence. It also discusses the ... More


Planetary Urbanization: Mutations of the Urban Question

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

A new round of debate on the urban question is today unfolding, in relation to which key aspects of inherited urban theories, including those produced in recent decades, now appear inadequate or even ... More


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