Marginalization In Urban China: Comparative Perspectives

Hardcover | November 15, 2010

byFulong WuEditorC. J. Webster

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This book covers social inequalities in Chinese cities and provides comparative perspectives on inequality and social polarization, neoliberalization and the poor, the change of property rights, rural to urban migration and migrants' enclaves, deprivation and residential segregation, state social security and reemployment training programs.

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This book covers social inequalities in Chinese cities and provides comparative perspectives on inequality and social polarization, neoliberalization and the poor, the change of property rights, rural to urban migration and migrants' enclaves, deprivation and residential segregation, state social security and reemployment training prog...

FULONG WU is Professor of East Asian Planning and Development and the Director of the Urban China Research Centre at the School of City and Regional Planning of Cardiff University, UK. His research interests includes China's urban poverty, governance and transformation. His most recent book is China's Urban Poverty.CHRIS WEBSTER is Pr...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 8.82 × 5.61 × 0.98 inPublished:November 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023023772X

ISBN - 13:9780230237728

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Table of Contents

Introduction: China's Urban Marginalization in Comparative Perspectives; F.Wu& C.Webster
PART I: CONCEPT AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES OF MARGINALIZATION
Urban Inequality: Its Definition, Measurement, Causes and Importance; C.Hamnett
Neoliberalism and the Urban Poor: A View from Latin America; A.Gilbert
PART II: PROPERTY RIGHTS AND MARGINALIZATION IN CHINA
Entitlement to the Benefits of Urbanisation: Comparing Migrant and Peri-Urban 'Peasants'; C.Webster& Y. Zhao
Property Rights, Citizenship and the Making of the New Poor in Urban China; F.Wu
The Strength of Property Rights, Prospects for the Disadvantaged, and Constraints on the Actions of the Politically Powerful in Hong Kong and China; A.Smart
Empowerment or Marginalization: Land, Housing and Property Rights in Poor Neighbourhoods; H.B.Shin
PART III: RURAL-URBAN MIGRATION AND MARGINALIZATION
Rural-Urban Migration in China: Scale, Composition, Pattern and Deprivation; A.Hussain& Y.Wang
Private Rental Housing in 'Urban Villages' in Shenzhen: Problems or Solutions?; Y.P. Wang, Y.Wang& J. Wu
Chinese Urban Villages as Marginalized Neighbourhoods under Rapid Urbanization; Y.Liu& S.He
PART IV: DEPRIVATION AND SEGREGATION
Multiple Deprivation in Urban China: An Analysis of Individual Survey Data; Y.Yuan& F.Wu
Post-Reform Residential Segregation in Three Chinese Cities: Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou; Z.Li& F.Wu
PART V: STATE ACTION
The Urban Dibao: Guarantee for Minimum Livelihood or for Minimal Turmoil?; D.J.Solinger
State Funded Reemployment Training and Participation of Informal Employment in Tianjin; B.Li& H.Peng
What has been Marginalized? Marginalization as the Constrained ‘Right to the City’ in Urban China; F.Wu& C.Webster