Coordinating Urban and Rural Development in China

Coordinating Urban and Rural Development in China

Learning from Chengdu

Ye Yumin and Richard LeGates

This detailed study offers a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to China’s crucial policy to coordinate urban and rural development. It describes the theoretical, political, and economic reasons why China allowed a large gap between urban and rural incomes, public services, and quality of life to emerge, and the recent national and local government efforts to narrow this inequality.

Chapter 5: Urban and rural planning and development in Chengdu

Ye Yumin and Richard LeGates

Subjects: asian studies, asian development, asian urban and regional studies, development studies, asian development, development studies, urban and regional studies, urban studies

Extract

Evolution of rural and urban development in a city as dynamic as Cheng du requires continuously re-thinking of rural and urban plans, as well as implementation and management systems to carry out plans for the development of both urban and rural areas.

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