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New Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 3/2020

This issue of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs focuses on China’s enormous urbanisation drive which has led to multiple interconnections between the rural and the urban spheres.

  • Journal of Current Chinese Affairs Vol. 49, No. 3 (2020)


    • Björn Alpermann: China’s Rural–Urban Transformation: New Forms of Inclusion and Exclusion Abstract | PDF

    Research Articles

    • Xiang Wang: Permits, Points, and Permanent Household Registration: Recalibrating Hukou Policy under “Top-Level Design” Abstract | PDF

    • Philipp C.D. Immel: High-Modernist Urban Planning in Beijing for Population Control Abstract | PDF

    • Florian Thünken: Rural-to-Urban Transition in Chongqing’s Hinterland: State-Led Urbanisation or Urbanisation From Below? Abstract | PDF

    • Isabel Heger: More Than “Peasants Without Land”: Individualisation and Identity Formation of Landless Peasants in the Process of China’s State-Led Rural Urbanisation Abstract | PDF

    • Michael Malzer: The Rural–Urban Fringes in the Local Limelight: Urban Village Redevelopment in Yinchuan, Ningxia Abstract | PDF


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