Publisher: University of California Press (March 29, 2016)
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among 1988 and 2013, the chinese language urban of Zouping reworked from an impoverished city of 30,000 humans to a bustling urban of over 300,000, whole with factories, excessive rises, parks, procuring department shops, and all of the infrastructure of a prosperous East Asian urban. FromVillage toCity paints a vibrant portrait of the swift adjustments in Zouping and its environs and within the lives of the once-rural those that reside there. regardless of the advantages of modernization and a far better way of life for lots of of its citizens, Zouping is way from a utopia; its population face new demanding situations and difficulties equivalent to alienation, type formation and exclusion, and pollutants. As he explores the city’s transformation, Andrew B. Kipnis develops a brand new conception of urbanization during this compelling portrayal of an rising city and its humans.