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Changing China: A Geographical Appraisal

Changing China: A Geographical Appraisal (Hardback)

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Changing China: A Geographical Appraisal brings together over twenty experts on China, both inside and outside China, to examine the spatial patterns and spatial dynamics of postCold War China. Organized around themes such as social change and economic change, the book includes individual chapters on food supply and agricultural growth, patterns of land use, transfer of surplus labor, population migration, urbanization and changes in urban structure, environmental stress, the changing regional development pattern, increasing interregional economic disparities and tensions, the situation of interior China, and Chinas role in the Pacific Rim. A concluding chapter considers Chinas emerging status in world affairs. Changing China: A Geographical Appraisal will be a useful resource for students and scholars of geography, anthropology, and Asian studies. }China is undergoing an incredible metamorphosis that is unmatched in its long history.

The economic reform, the double-digit rate of growth, the expanding market economy, the expansion of private enterprises, the construction boom in Chinas cities, the extraordinary rural industrialization, the large amount of migration, and the increasing links between China and the world economyall are reshaping the landscape of this fascinating and complex giant. Its emergence as an economic superpower has implications not only for the Asia-Pacific realm but also for the world in the twenty-first century. Changing China: A Geographical Appraisal brings together over twenty experts on China, both inside and outside China, to examine the spatial patterns and spatial dynamics of postCold War China. Organized around themes such as social change and economic change, the book includes individual chapters on food supply and agricultural growth, patterns of land use, transfer of surplus labor, population migration, urbanization and changes in urban structure, environmental stress, the changing regional development pattern, increasing interregional economic disparities and tensions, the situation of interior China, and Chinas role in the Pacific Rim.

A concluding chapter considers Chinas emerging status in world affairs. Changing China: A Geographical Appraisal will be a useful resource for students and scholars of geography, anthropology, and Asian studies. }

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesDevelopment studiesScience & MathematicsGeographyHuman geographyPolitical geographyTravel & Maps Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 13/02/1999 ISBN-13: 9780813334738  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Chiao-min Hsieh is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Pittsburgh. He has been awarded the Fulbright Research Professorship three times and has been a Senior Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities.Max Lu is Associate Professor of Geography at Kansas State University. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. His research concerns population, regional development and the interface between population, resources, environment and development. Chiao-min Hsieh is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Pittsburgh. He has been awarded the Fulbright Research Professorship three times and has been a Senior Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities.Max Lu is Associate Professor of Geography at Kansas State University. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. His research concerns population, regional development and the interface between population, resources, environment and development.

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