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The Urban Book Series

Shrinking Cities in China

The Other Facet of Urbanization

Editors: Long, Ying, Gao, Shuqi (Eds.)

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  • Shares first-hand cases of shrinking cities in several provinces and regions
  • Is richly illustrated with photographs from China’s shrinking cities
  • Employs cutting-edge techniques like deep learning for empirical studies
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This book offers an essential introduction to the phenomenon of shrinking cities in China, highlighting several case studies, qualitative and quantitative methods, and planning responses. As an emerging topic in urbanizing China, cities experiencing population loss have begun attracting increasing attention. All chapters of the book were contributed by leading researchers on the subject in China. Richly illustrated with photographs for a better visual understanding of the topic, the book will benefit a broad readership, ranging from researchers and students of urban planning, urban geography, urban economics, urban sociology and urban design, to practitioners in the areas of urban planning and design.

About the authors

Ying Long is now an associate professor in the School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, China. His research focuses on urban planning, quantitative urban studies and applied urban modeling. He has an education background in both environmental engineering and city planning. Before joining Tsinghua University, he has worked for Beijing Institute of City Planning as a senior planner for eleven years. Familiar with planning practices in China and versed in international literature, Dr. Long’s academic studies creatively integrate international methods and experiences with local planning practices. He has published over one hundred journal papers and led over twenty research/planning projects. Dr. Long is also the founder of Beijing City Lab (BCL www.beijingcitylab.com), an open research network for quantitative urban studies.

Shuqi Gao is a lecturer in the School of Architecture at Southeast University in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, specializing in the fields of shrinking cities, physical disorder, aging society and urban redevelopment. He graduated from the Tsinghua University with a doctoral degree on urban planning. From 2016 to 2017, he was a visiting doctoral student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, where he delved into the research of corresponding strategies for shrinking cities in the US. He has published several papers that related to the topic of shrinking cities on top planning journals in China. He has attended seminars on the issue of shrinking cities in various places, including University of Tokyo and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Shrinking Cities in China: The Overall Profile and Paradox in Planning

    Pages 3-21

    Long, Ying (et al.)

  • A Multi-scaled Analysis of the Shrinking Population in a Region with Out-Migration: A Case Study of Hunan Province

    Pages 25-41

    Zhou, Kai (et al.)

  • Urban Shrinkage in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region and Yangtze River Delta: Pattern, Trajectory and Factors

    Pages 43-61

    Wu, Kang

  • Research on the Spatial Distribution and Influencing Factors of Shrinking Cities in Jilin Province

    Pages 63-81

    He, Yongjian (et al.)

  • Space-Time Analysis and Factors Attribution of Urban Shrinkage in Northeast China

    Pages 83-101

    Fan, Jiahui

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eBook 118,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-2646-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover 145,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-2645-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shrinking Cities in China
Book Subtitle
The Other Facet of Urbanization
Editors
  • Ying Long
  • Shuqi Gao
Series Title
The Urban Book Series
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-2646-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-2646-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-2645-5
Series ISSN
2365-757X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 256
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 143 illustrations in colour
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