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Li, X. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
Despite the massive forced relocation of residents during urban restructuring in China, there are no systematic studies on how residents undergo the process. Most studies concerning urban restructuring in China directly equate forced relocation with displacement, which has a negative connotation. This negative view overlooks the multifaceted...
working paper 2016
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Li, X. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Neoliberal politics in China have changed the roles of, and the interrelationships between, the state, the market and society in urban restructuring. Since 2008, the central state has initiated the Shantytown Redevelopment Projects (SRPs) to improve the living conditions of low-income residents. Between 2008 and 2012, about 12.6 million...
working paper 2016
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Li, X. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
This paper investigates the place attachment of residents in declining neighbourhoods that are facing demolition in Shenyang, China. Through in-depth interviews with homeowners living in danwei communities, or urban villages, at the pre-demolition phase, this paper reveals the strong connection between place attachment and both positive and...
working paper 2017
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Kong, Weichang (author), Pojani, Dorina (author), Sipe, Neil (author), Stead, D. (author)
The widening income gap in post-reform China has given rise to social inequality. Among those, transport poverty and inequality have significantly affected the daily life of low-income groups. While important, this is an under-researched topic in China. This gap in the academic literature is glaring given the country’s urbanization rates,...
review 2021
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Bracken, G. (author)
review 2019
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Chen, T. (author), Jiang, S. (author), Ma, S. (author), Ros, C.H. (author), Pfeiffer, T.V. (author), Suijker, J.M. (author), Wichmann, A. (author)
report 2003
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Liu, H.L. (author), Liang, G.T. (author), Wu, S.Q. (author), Ji, Z.W. (author)
Because of heavy deposition and water shortage, the Yellow River faces the risk of flooding and no-flow since the middle of 1980s. The problem could be solved only by integrated water management. However, Dutch has a long history fighting the flood and gets a lot of experiences in water management, especially river ecosystem recovered after 1993...
report 2002
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Deng, W. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
This paper reviews the housing policy of China from 1949-2013. It examines the housing tenure change, policy instruments, and impacts social structures in different time periods. After the welfare period of 1949-77, the dual provision period of 1978-1998, and the market dominant period of 1999-2011, China’s housing policy was again reformed...
report 2015
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Wang, X.W. (author), Gao, F.L. (author), Zhang, X.M. (author), Ruan, B.Q. (author)
Water resources contribute greatly to human well being, both directly and indirectly. Water resources are irreplaceable natural resources, and are limited. However, due to a growing population and related economic development, the water demand from urban, industry and agriculture has increased dramatically. Water shortage has become one of the...
report 2002
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Chen, T. (author), Jiang, S. (author), Ma, S. (author), Ros, C.H. (author), Pfeiffer, T.V. (author), Suijker, J.M. (author), Wichmann, A. (author)
report 2004
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Deng, W. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
This paper explains the development of the urban housing system in China from 1949 to 2011 with an emphasis on the factors driving housing inequality in each policy period. We argue that the logic underpinning the housing policy had shifted from socialist redistribution to the stimulation of growth in the process of market economy reform and has...
journal article 2017
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Jie, L. (author), Van Zuylen, H.J. (author)
Traffic is tightly related to the social and economic development in a country. In China the development of the economy has been very fast in the past 30 years and this is still continuing. The transport infrastructure shows a similar pattern, while traffic is also rapidly growing. In urban areas this growth has led to severe congestion problems...
journal article 2014
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Jie, L. (author), Fangfang, Z. (author), Van Zuylen, H.J. (author), Shoufeng, L. (author)
Micro simulation programs are often used to assess the quality of traffic conditions. They are especially suited to evaluate possible control scenarios in advance, so that the scenarios can be selected and optimized before implementation. Of course, the simulation programs should be valid for the traffic situation that has to be modeled with...
journal article 2011
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Mu, R. (author), De Jong, M. (author), Ten Heuvelhof, E. (author)
In line with governance trends around the world, a growing number of expressways in the People’s Republic of China are managed as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). The tremendous growth in demand for mobility in newly emerging economies has led to a gap between investment needs and available public funding. Using private funds is potentially...
journal article 2010
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Xu, Y. (author), Peng, Y. (author), Qian, K. (author), Chan, A.P.C. (author)
Public-private partnerships (PPP) can be employed to provide public rental housing for young graduates, which has been urgent to achieve social sustainability in China. However, few studies have been conducted to investigate the financing structure of PPPs, particularly the ratio of private investment, which is important in initiating a PPP...
journal article 2015
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Yang, W. (author), Veeneman, Wijnand (author), de Jong, W.M. (author), Song, Y. (author)
Sustainable transport typically requires a broad spectrum of policy measures, with responsibilities shared by different authorities and with various public values competed with each other, such as commuting, health, spatial quality, and economic development. Designing and implementing integrated policy packages, with consideration for the...
journal article 2020
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Zhan, C. (author), de Jong, W.M. (author)
Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City (SSTEC) is currently the best-known and arguably the most successful large-scale sustainable new town development project in China; as such, experiences gathered there are of significant importance for the development of other eco-cities in China and elsewhere. This article focuses on a thus far relatively...
journal article 2017
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Xiahou, Xiaer (author), Yuan, Jingfeng (author), Liu, Y. (author), Tang, Yuchun (author), Li, Qiming (author)
Construction industrialization (CI) has been adopted worldwide because of its potential benefits. However, current research shows the incentives for adopting CI may differ in different regions. While the promotion of CI in China is still at the initial stage, a systematical analysis of the driving factors would help decision makers get a...
journal article 2018
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Li, X. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Since 1978, market transition in China has significantly influenced the roles of the state, the market and the residents in urban restructuring. Since 2008, the central government has initiated Shantytown Redevelopment Projects (SRPs) to improve the living conditions of low-income residents. Between 2008 and 2012, about 12.6 million...
journal article 2018
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Ma, W. (author), Mu, Rui (author), de Jong, Martin (author)
Co-production is a solution by which the government provides public services. Coproduction theory is built upon Western experience and currently focuses on the types of coproduction in different policy stages, the barriers and governance strategies for co-production. However, little attention is paid to how political background will influence...
journal article 2021
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