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Emerging cities and urban theories: a Chinese perspective

Fulong Wu (2019) Emerging cities and urban theories: a Chinese perspective. In Denise Pumain (ed.)Theories and models of urbanization. Springer: Berlin. The word ‘city’ in Chinese is actually composed of two characters, ‘cheng’ (city) and ‘shi’ (market). The book ‘Spring … Continue reading

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Rethinking the city and innovation

Rethinking the city and innovation: A political economic view from China’s biotech Fangzhu Zhang, Fulong Wu Abstract: The city is arguably where innovations concentrate. Agglomeration and diversity are two major explanations for why innovations concentrate in the city. Existing studies … Continue reading

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Housing privatisation and the return of the state: changing governance in China

I am honoured to give keynotes at recent conferences on urban China and China urban development. Please download the full paper (Pdf) and presentation (PPT).

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Lectures given by David Harvey in Nanjing University, May 2018

I am very pleased to hear Professor David Harvey is going to give a series of lectures again in Nanjing University, where I studied my undergraduate and master in the 1980s. I don’t have the luck to listen now. My … Continue reading

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new paper in Antipode

Chung, C. K. L., Zhang, F. and Wu, F. (2018), Negotiating Green Space with Landed Interests: The Urban Political Ecology of Greenway in the Pearl River Delta, China. Antipode. doi:10.1111/anti.12384   Abstract Land-centred urbanisation has precipitated shortage of green space … Continue reading

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Regenerating informal housing in cities

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201712/12/WS5a2f13b6a3108bc8c6721953.html By Fulong Wu | China Daily | Updated: 2017-12-12 07:24 People watch a house being demolished in Wenling cityk, Zhejiang province, after its owner reached an agreement with the local government. [Photo provided to China Daily]       … Continue reading

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neighbourly relation between migrants and locals, Open Access in Urban Geography

Affective neighbourly relations between migrant and local residents in Shanghai, is in an issue of Urban Geography, Issue 8 and is Open Access.

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Planning centrality, market instrument, Open assess article in Urban Studies

Planning centrality, market instruments: Governing Chinese urban transformation under state entrepreneurialism

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Blog at the British Academy

The sustainable regeneration of Chinese informal settlements links can be found here:

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2017 International Conference on China Urban Development

On 5th and 6th May 2017, the Bartlett School of Planning’s (BSP) China Planning Research Group (CPRG) hosted the 2017 International Conference on China Urban Development in London. One of the largest of its kind outside China, the conference attracted … Continue reading

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