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A Century of Change [electronic resource] : Beijing's Urban Structure in the 20th Century / by Yi Wang.

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dc.contributor.author Wang, Yi. author.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T03:02:27Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T03:02:27Z
dc.date.created 2016.
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319396330
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/18119
dc.description XXVII, 218 p. 92 illus., 1 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract This book provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of Beijing’s urban structure in the 20th century, analyzing essential social and economic changes in the housing sector. Focusing on the urban changes that took place under the market economy after 1978 and beyond, the book addresses the demolition of courtyard houses in Beijing’s old city, the relocation of low-income families from the old city, the government’s role regarding housing in the city, and residential segregation in Beijing. Expanding on the author’s PhD thesis at the University of Cambridge, it is illustrated with a wealth of historic photos and maps of Beijing. Presenting relevant descriptions, extensive literature and case studies, the book offers a valuable resource for students and scholars of architecture, urban studies and Chinese studies. First published in 2013 by Pace in Hong Kong, it has since been added to the libraries of many distinguished universities, including Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Columbia, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, U Penn, NYU, UC Berkeley, Hong Kong University, UBC in Canada and the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.
dc.description.tableofcontents Chapter 1. Introduction -- Part I A Review of Beijing’s Urban Development and the Relevant Literature of the Study -- Chapter 2. A Review of Beijing’s Urban Development in the 20th Century -- Chapter 3. A Review of the Literature concerning Urban Structure -- Part II The Traditional Courtyard House and Beijing’s Old City (mainly focus on Beijing’s urban physical structure) -- Chapter 4. The Decline of the Courtyard House and the Large-scale Redevelopment of the Old City -- Chapter 5. Protecting Beijing’s Old City by Establishing a Polycentric Urban.-Structure of the City -- Part III From Homogeneous Residence to Segregated Residence (mainly focus on Beijing’s urban social structure) -- Chapter 6. The Homogeneous Residence under the Planned Economy -- Chapter 7. The Segregated Residence under the Market Economy -- Chapter 8. Diminishing Beijing’s Residential Segregation by Improving its Housing Security System -- Part IV Conclusion -- Chapter 9. Conclusion -- Appendix I An Investigation of the Living Conditions within the Traditional -- Residential Districts in Beijing’s Old City Proper -- Appendix II An Investigation into the Costs and Benefits of the Redevelopment Projects in Beijing’s Old City Proper.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Urban Book Series, 2365-757X
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Urban Book Series, 2365-757X
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-39633-0
dc.subject Geography.
dc.subject Culture Study and teaching.
dc.subject History.
dc.subject Urban geography.
dc.subject Regional economics.
dc.subject Spatial economics.
dc.subject Geography.
dc.subject Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns).
dc.subject Regional/Spatial Science.
dc.subject Regional and Cultural Studies.
dc.subject History, general.
dc.subject.ddc 307.76 23
dc.subject.lcc GF125
dc.subject.other Earth and Environmental Science (Springer-11646)
dc.title A Century of Change [electronic resource] : Beijing's Urban Structure in the 20th Century / by Yi Wang.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-39633-0
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-39633-0
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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