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Housing privatisation in Chinese cities

Kwok Yu Lau

Housing privatisation in Chinese cities

by Kwok Yu Lau

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, School of Public Policy, Faculty of Commerce and Social Science.

Statementby Kwok Yu Lau.
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Open LibraryOL18517492M

  The right to housing spans law, politics, and philosophy. It operates as a legal standard, and as a rallying point – a site around which claims can be made. Realising the right will not be possible without contesting a number of phenomena – such as the global financialization of housing, privatisation and the profoundly unequal global order, and these set a major agenda Cited by: 2. Housing and Social Change: EastWest Perspectives (Housing and Society Series) Ray Forrest, James Lee This wide-ranging exploration of the key contemporary relationships between social change and housing is both policy-oriented and theoretical, drawing on a group of internationally-respected academics.

  Housing and Social Change book. DOI link for Housing and Social Change. Housing and Social Change book. East-West Perspectives. Edited By Ray Forrest, James Lee. Edition 1st Edition. First Published social diversity, financial and social exclusion, sustainability, privatisation and state legitimacy, the interaction of the global Cited by: Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle .

Privatisation (or privatization in American English) can mean different things including moving something from the public sector into the private is also sometimes used as a synonym for deregulation when a heavily regulated private company or industry becomes less regulated. Government functions and services may also be privatised (which may also be known as .   In the first in an occasional series looking at how to make cities fairer for all, four leading academics propose the ‘grounded city’ – where sustainable transport, accessible broadband and Author: Karel Williams.


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As it stands, urbanisation pressure is being felt by the top (out of ) Chinese cities, which housed mn residents – % of the total population – and generated % of China’s. Housing privatisation seems to suggest a process of state retreat.

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