Urban China in Transition
January 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Series Editors’ Preface.
Introduction: Urban China in Comparative Perspective (John R. Logan, Brown University and Susan S. Fainstein, Harvard University).
Part I: Market Transition in Work Units and the Labor Market:.
1. Two Decades of Reform: The Changing Organization Dynamics of Chinese Industrial Firms (Shahid Yusuf and Kaoru Nabeshima, World Bank).
2. The Myth of the ‘New Urban Poverty’? Trends in Urban Poverty in China, 1988--2002 (Simon Appleton and Lina Song, Nottingham University).
3. Class Structure and Class Inequality in Urban China and Russia: Effects of Institutional Change or Economic Performance? (Yanjie Bian, University of Minnesota and Theodore P. Gerber, University of Wisconsin-Madison).
4. Gender and the Labor Market in China and Poland (C. Cindy Fan, UCLA and Joanna Regulska, Rutgers University).
Part II: Changing Places:.
5. Urbanization, Institutional Change, and Spatial Inequality in China: 1990-2001 (Michael J. White, University of Cardiff; Fulong Wu, Brown University; and Yiu Por (Vincent) Chen, DePaul University).
6. Growth on the Edge: The New Chinese Metropolis (Yixing Zhou, Peking University and John R Logan, Brown University).
7. Mirrored Reflections: Place Identity Formation in Taipei and Shanghai (Jennifer Rudolph, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Hanchao Lu, Georgia Institute of Technology).
8. Is Gating Always Exclusionary? A Comparative Analysis of Gated Communities in American and Chinese Cities (Youqin Huang, University at Albany and Setha M. Low, CUNY Graduate Center).
Part III: Impacts of Migration:.
9. Urbanization in China in the 1990s: Patterns and Regional Variations (Zai Liang, University at Albany; Hy Van Luong, University of Toronto; and Yiu Por (Vincent) Chen, DePaul University).
10. Trapped in Neglected Corners of a Booming Metropolis: Residential Patterns and Marginalization of Migrant Workers in Guangzhou (Min Zhou, UCLA and Guoxuan Cai, Sociology Institute of Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences).
11. Migration and Housing: Comparing China with the United States (Weiping Wu, Virginia Commonwealth University and Emily Rosenbaum, Fordham University).
Part IV: Social Control in the New Chinese City:.
12. Economic Reform and Crime in Contemporary Urban China: Paradoxes of a Planned Transition (Steven Messner, University at Albany; Jianhong Liu, Rhode Island College; and Susanne Karstedt, Keele University).
13. Migration, Urbanization, and the Spread of Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Empirical and Theoretical Observations in China and Indonesia (Christopher J. Smith, University at Albany and Graeme Hugo, University of Adelaide).
14. The State’s Evolving Relationship with Urban Society: China’s Neighborhood Organizations in Comparative Perspective (Benjamin L. Read, University of Iowa and Chun-Ming Chen, Shih Hsin University).