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China's urban billion : the story behind the biggest migration in human history / Tom Miller.

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Author/Creator:
Miller, Tom (Journalist)
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • vii, 192 p. : map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-186) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: The biggest migration in human history
  • By the sweat of their brows : the people who built urban China
  • Passport to purgatory : fixing the Hukou system
  • Farm versus factory : the battle over land
  • The construction orgy : paving the fields
  • Ghost towns in the desert : how China builds its cities
  • A billion wallets : what China's new urbanites will and won't buy
  • Conclusion: Civilizing the cities.
Series:
Asian arguments.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781780321417
1780321414
9781780321424
1780321422

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