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Urban poverty in China

Fulong Wu

Urban poverty in China

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Published by Edward Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Urban poor,
  • Stadt,
  • Armut

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-247) and index.

    StatementFulong Wu ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4150.A5 U73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25365158M
    ISBN 101847209696
    ISBN 109781847209696
    LC Control Number2009937764
    OCLC/WorldCa455823329


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"Urban poverty is an emerging problem. This book explores the household and neighbourhood factors that lead to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China. It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social group, but combine laid-off workers and rural migrants, resulting in stark contrasts between migrant and Cited by: The authors of this book argue that urban poverty in China is not the result of institutional legacies but, rather, is driven by the decline of the state-owned sector and economic restructuring, changes in the welfare system, and both urbanization and rural–urban migration.

"Urban poverty is an emerging problem. This book explores the household and neighbourhood factors that lead to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China.

It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social group, but combine laid-off workers and rural migrants, resulting in stark contrasts between migrant and. China - From Poor Areas to Poor People: China’s Evolving Poverty Reduction Agenda - An Assessment of Poverty and Inequality in China World Bank () China's progress in poverty reduction over the last 25 years is enviable.

The Truly Disadvantaged, written by Harvard professor William Julius Wilson, was first published in and significantly impacted the debate about the causes of urban (ghetto) poverty and potential public policy sor Wilson argued fundamentally that changes in the structure of the U.S.

economy were the primary drivers of increased social and Author: Wilmot Allen. Partha MukhopadhyayUrban Poverty in China by Fulong Wu, Chris Webster, Shenjing He and Yuting Liu Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar pp ISBN: 1 6 This book originates from an ESRC DFID funded project, which allowed the authors, based at Cardiff University in the UK and Sun Yat-Sen University and South China University.

Urban poverty rates in East Asia and the Pacific are relatively low, but one-third of the urban population there lives in slums, with the tendency most pronounced in China.

International organizations have looked at lessons of the past, which show that cities that take measures to upgrade slums manage to reduce poverty. This book lays out in detail the ways in which present measures of poverty underestimate urban poverty and presents the data on urban poverty and inequality, and especially urban health deprivations.

It demonstrates that research policy and action to improve the lives of low-income urban dwellers are a global priority. Urban poverty is an emerging problem.

This book explores the household and neighbourhood factors that lead to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China. It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social group, but combine laid-off workers and rural migrants, resulting in stark contrasts between migrant and.

Urban poverty: a global view (English) Abstract. This paper provides an overview on what has been learned about urban poverty over the past decade with a focus on what is new and what the implications are for the World Bank going forward in an increasingly urbanized by: Finally, it reviews the principal ways in which urban poverty has been understood in the South and the North, and what these imply for the different policy prescriptions for addressing urban : Lia Rosida.

Get this from a library. Urban poverty in China. [Fulong Wu;] -- Explores the household and neighbourhood factors that leads to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China. This title is based upon a household survey in six Chinese cities and. groups of the newly emergent problem of urban poverty in China.

Besides the introduction (Section 1), the paper is divided into six sections. Section 2 deals with issues in compiling a poverty profile for urban China. Section 3 outlines the method and data used to calculate the poverty lines, which are used in Section 4 to estimate urban Size: KB.

Urban poverty is an emerging problem. This book explores the household and neighbourhood factors that lead to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China. It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social group, but combine laid-off workers and rural migrants, resulting in stark contrasts between migrant and Author: Fulong Wu, Chris Webster, Shenijing He, Yuting Liu.

Urban poverty is an emerging problem. This book explores the household and neighbourhood factors that lead to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China.

It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social group, but combine laid-off workers and rural migrants, resulting in stark contrasts between migrant and /5(2). 13 Urbanization and Urban Poverty 29 14 Gross Domestic Product and Urban Poverty 30 15 People’s Republic of China’s Urban Poverty Line, Size of Poor Population, and Absolute Rate of Poverty, – 33 16 Population in Informal settlements in the People’s Republic of China 35 17 Headcount Rates of Povertya, – to 36 18 File Size: KB.

Downloadable. Urban poverty is an emerging problem. This book explores the household and neighbourhood factors that lead to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China. It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social group, but combine laid-off workers and rural migrants, resulting in stark contrasts between migrant and workers’ Author: Fulong Wu, Chris Webster, Shenijing He, Yuting Liu.

This powerful book presents a fresh and compelling set of portraits that bring to life the human dimension of the vast and growing social and economic divides in urban China.

Leading scholars explore the increasing rigidity of class and social boundaries, focusing on two new “castes” in contemporary China’s cities—the immensely wealthy Manufacturer: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

In this book, Xiaojun Zhang, a professor of Sociology in Tsinghua University, collects studies of various vulnerable groups in urban China, revealing the real life situations of the urban poor and analyzing the underlying reasons that cause urban poverty. Poverty is often discussed in terms of absolute deprivation and relative deprivation.

Yet-to-be-released data shows that China has all but eradicated urban poverty. For a country with huge numbers of poor people streaming into its cities, many of whom living initially in conditions. But as mainstream urbanites’ incomes have steadily risen, the average poverty line across China dropped from representing percent of the average disposable urban income in down to a tiny percent, which it reached in In the early s, China undertook a massive reform that dismantled its socialist rural collectives and divided the land among millions of small peasant families.

Known as the decollectivization campaign, it is one of the most significant reforms in China’s transition to a. For China specialists, the most important new publication on the impoverished is one that neither goes as far back as the days of Dickens nor deals with out own time, but is rather Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, It's a very impressive first book by historian Janet Y.

Chen, a member of Princeton's History Department. Image caption Many in China's rural provinces are left behind as urban wealth grows quickly. The rapid growth of China's economy over the past three decades has been greeted with largely.

The IMF reports that 63 percent of the world’s impoverished live in rural areas. Education, health care and sanitation are all lacking in rural environments.

This causes many of the rural poor to move to cities, which often leads to a rise in urban poverty. Compare and Contrast: Rural Poverty and Urban Poverty. This paper on Urban Poverty in Asia looks at the different dimensions of poverty in Asia, both income and nonincome, its two main regions, including a brief account of who and what class of people are affected most by poverty and deprivation.

Economic reform in China has resulted in a widening gap between the rich and the poor, and urban poverty has emerged as a key factor which may affect future development. This new book examines the poverty problem in relation to housing and social changes in large inland cities, and assesses the effectiveness of recent government anti-poverty.

This is a path to understanding their demands and constructing more effective schooling, and necessitates overcoming the deficit perspective and recognizing the talent of children, youth, and families in conditions of urban poverty, with possibilities previously unexplored by schools.

Future research regarding urban poverty and educationAuthor: Marisol Silva-Laya, Natalia D'Angelo, Elda García, Laura Zúñiga, Teresa Fernández. Analysis Of The Primary Reason Of China 's Urban Overpopulation Words | 5 Pages.

Qianer Wu SPEA-V Solution paper Hukou System, the Primary Reason of China’s Urban Overpopulation Poverty, a state in which income is insufficient to provide basic necessities, is a worldwide problem that relates to the living conditions of people and the economic growth of a.

the main issues in conducting urban poverty analysis, with a focus on presenting a sample of case studies from urban areas that were implemented by a number of different agencies, using a range of analytical approaches for studying urban poverty. A complementary document, The City Poverty Assessment: A Primer (Hentschel and Seshagir, 'The book gathers a fascinating collection of articles on various aspects of income inequality and poverty in China.

This is applied economics at its best, with essential policy implications for the fastest growing economy in the world for the past quarter of a century.'. Thus, as the book reveals, this poverty group of urban laid-off workers is full of contradictions, as they are caught between hope and despair, ambitions and structural disadvantages.

Most works on urban poverty in China have adopted the theoretical framework of neoliberalism and the language of policy intervention. Feng H. () Urban Poverty and Anti-poverty Policy.

In: Zuo C. (eds) The Evolution of China's Poverty Alleviation and Development Policy (). Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development : Hexia Feng.

Migration and poverty are certainly two major intertwined issues for contemporary China. Although poverty has decreased rapidly during the last decades, thanks to growth and specific policies, it remains a subject of concern. The absolute number of poor (about 30 million) is still large and they are concentrated in areas―remote rural places and minority regions―that seem to be Author: Marc Gurgand.

In China today, poverty refers mainly to the rural poor, as decades of economic growth have largely eradicated urban poverty.

The dramatic progress in reducing poverty over the past three decades in China is well known. According to the World Bank, more than million Chinese people have been lifted out of extreme poverty; China's poverty rate fell from 88 percent in.

household survey data for China. The poverty lines used by the Bank’s poverty assessment for China imply an urban-rural differential ofso the urban poverty line for is yuan a person.

By estimating everything from the primary data, we have achieved greater internal consistency than most other compila-File Size: KB. urban poverty, childhood poverty and social protection in china: critical issues chip report no 3 This paper is one of a series of working papers, reports and policy briefings on different aspects of childhood poverty published by the Childhood Poverty Research and Policy Centre (CHIP).

Urban poverty: characteristics of urban poverty Most studies attempting to describe urban poverty have focused on drawing out the characteristics of urban poverty, often by comparing rural with urban poverty. However, there is still much debate as to whether urban poverty differs from rural poverty and whether policies to address the twoFile Size: KB.

This book clearly links persistent poverty among blacks in the United States to the unparalleled degree of deliberate segregation they experience in American cities. American Apartheid shows how the black ghetto was created by whites during the first half of the twentieth century in order to isolate growing urban black populations.

Bradley M. Gardner in his recent book, China’s Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, makes a persuasive case that the single most important factor in China’s dramatic rise from poverty to prosperity was the simple fact that Beijing got out of the way — that Bejing was forced to get out of the way — and allowed people.

Ironically, China’s urbanization, which initially was seen as an improvement for the country’s economy, is now known to be one of the leading causes of poverty in urbanization initiative, which began back inwas pushed by the Chinese government to prompt new forms of growth for the country.

Moreover, although the country experienced a .The Specter of “the People”: Urban Poverty in Northeast China Mun Young Cho addresses these questions in a book based on more than two years of fieldwork in a decaying residential area of Harbin in the northeast province of Heilongjiang.

Cho analyzes the different experiences of poverty among laid-off urban workers and recent rural-to.In San Francisco, the poverty rate was 19 percent adjusted for housing costs compared to the official ten percent; Los Angeles had a 20 percent poverty rate with the factored adjustment compared to the 16 percent official number.

Furthermore, numerous studies have documented the “high cost of being poor” in many urban areas.