Beyond Urbanism

Urban(izing) Villages and the Mega-urban Landscape in the Pearl River Delta in China

By Peter Herrle, Josefine Fokdal, Detlev Ipsen

Large urban agglomerations have emerged over the past decades, and, in some cases, entire rural regions have been urbanized in less than a decade. These trends not only reflect an unprecedented quantitative dimension of urbanization, but also the emergence of new urban forms - 'beyond urbanism' - thus posing new challenges to regional planners, politicians, and urban governance actors. This book examines the process of urbanization in villages along China's Pearl River Delta. (Series: HABITAT - INTERNATIONAL: Articles on International Urban Development / HABITAT - INTERNATIONAL: Schriften zur internationalen Stadtentwicklung - Vol. 20) [Subject: Sociology, Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Urban Studies]

Publication Date: 9/25/2014
Format: Paper & DVD
ISBN: 9783643905529