China’s Urbanization and Socioeconomic Impact


  • Qiyan Wu Simon Fraser University & Xi'an Jiaotong University



China’s Urbanization, Socioeconomic Impact


Editor by Zongli Tang

3: Springer Nature

Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017, 225 pp.

ISBN 978-981-10-4830-2, hardcover, 93,59 €.

Reviewed by: Qiyan Wu, Xi’an Jiaotong University and Simon Fraser University.

Author Biography

Qiyan Wu, Simon Fraser University & Xi'an Jiaotong University

Dr Qiyan Wu is Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi’an Jiaotong University and Adjunct Professor of Urban Studies Program, Simon Fraser University. He is the editor of Cogent Social Sciences (Elsevier), and a member of the editorial board of Chinese Geographical Science (Springer). Qiyan’s primary research interests focus on education-led gentrification (e.g. coined Jiaoyufication), socio-spatial differentiation and residential segregation, urban political economy, environmental governance and energy policy. He has published more than one hundred journal articles and book chapters in English and Chinese. He is the author of “Urban Economy” (China Architecture & Building Press, 2009) and “Residential Segregation in Chinese Metropolis: Theory and Empirical Study (2nd edit)” (Science Press, 2016), and chapter in “Urban Development Challenges, Risks and Resilience in Asia Mega Cities” (Springe, 2015).






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