Chapter 6. Growth on the Edge: The New Chinese Metropolis

  1. John R. Logan
  1. Yixing Zhou and
  2. John R. Logan

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712870.ch6

Urban China in Transition

Urban China in Transition

How to Cite

Zhou, Y. and Logan, J. R. (2008) Growth on the Edge: The New Chinese Metropolis, in Urban China in Transition (ed J. R. Logan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712870.ch6

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161459

Online ISBN: 9780470712870



  • Chinese cities;
  • agricultural towns;
  • suburbanization;
  • internal migration;
  • property market


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Timing and Pace of Suburbanization

  • National Economic Policy

  • Reform of the Housing and Urban Land Use System

  • The New Politics of Suburban Growth

  • Looking to the Future

  • Acknowledgments

  • References