Chapter 2. The Myth of the “New Urban Poverty”? Trends in Urban Poverty in China, 1988–2002

  1. John R. Logan
  1. Simon Appleton and
  2. Lina Song

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712870.ch2

Urban China in Transition

Urban China in Transition

How to Cite

Appleton, S. and Song, L. (2008) The Myth of the “New Urban Poverty”? Trends in Urban Poverty in China, 1988–2002, in Urban China in Transition (ed J. R. Logan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712870.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161459

Online ISBN: 9780470712870

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Keywords:

  • Urban-rural divide;
  • China;
  • Urban poverty;
  • migrants;
  • household incomes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • International Patterns of Poverty Reduction and Growth

  • The Literature on Trends in Urban Poverty

  • New Evidence on Trends in Poverty, Inequality and Growth

  • Discussion and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References