- Villages in Shenzhen-typical economic Phenomena of rural Urbanization in China    click here to open paper content130 kb
by    MA, Hang | mahangweimar@yahoo.ca   click here to send an email to the auther(s) of this paper
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The foundations of a new perspective on the 'urban villages' which could overcome the antagonisms of mere continuation or de-molition, by promoting a strategy of 'soft reconstruction'.
The thesis primarily analyzes the economic activity types of villages in China, based on the abundant research carried out in the villages in Shenzhen, the thesis sums up the dominating economic characteristics such as limited interest cooperation, informal economies, and proceeds to analyzes the reasons why the policies instituted by the local government failed, and instead recommends effective measures for the improving the reconstruction of villages in Shenzhen.
Villages in the City; Informal Economies; Reconstruction
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