Urban Life in Transition (Urban Affairs Annual Reviews)

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

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  • Urban communities,
  • Sociology,
  • Science / Environmental Science

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ContributionsMark Gottdiener (Editor), C . G. Pickvance (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL9810194M
ISBN 100803939752
ISBN 109780803939752

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About this book Using an innovative approach, this book interprets the unprecedented transformation of contemporary China’s major cities. It deals with a diversity of trends and analyzes their sources. Offers a multi-dimensional analysis of urban life in China.

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