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    Protests were frequent in twentieth-century Shanghai and Bombay (known as Mumbai since 1995). Mark Frazier examines contemporary debates in both metropolises regarding informal housing, displacement of inner-city residents, job scarcity, and questions of unequal citizenship in historical context.

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    Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng discuss the environmental challenges facing city governments in the United States, Hong Kong, and China.

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    Professor Hu Biliang discusses China’s new urbanization program for the period 2014-2020 and suggests how the government might minimize negative effects of the new policy.

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    Over the past decades China has experienced massive urbanization: its cities are now home to 10% of the world’s population and over 50% of the Chinese population. In The Chinese City, Weiping Wu and Piper Gaubatz explore how Chinese cities display unprecedented dynamism under the country’s growing economic power, challenging conventional urban theories and experiences of cities elsewhere. Dr. Wu discussed her new book at a National Committee program on Thursday, February 21 at the Henry Luce Foundation.

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