Name：The New Urban Area Development: A Case Study in China
Author ：Zisheng Shao (auth.)
Indroduction：This book examines the formation trajectory and development path of China’s newly formed urban areas, which was the result of an unprecedented massive urbanization process. The analysis is based on the case of Dezhou, Shandong Province. This book systematically introduces strategic studies, planning and design, development and construction, investments, policies and future development of new urban areas. The book broadly summarizes strategies used for new urban area development and the concrete methods implemented in place. In-depth analysis into the selected case areas also reveal some critical issues emerged from the Chinese practice in urbanization. In general, this book provides a useful reference for government leaders, urbanization researchers, city planners, city economic policy makers and researchers interested in related areas.