First published in 1999, this volume aims to explore the impact of China’s recent economic reforms and dynamic economic progress on land use, the property market and construction activity under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping until his death in 1997. Following the famine and bloody mayhem of Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution, Deng Xiaoping took on the task of piecing the country back together to once more become a leading world economy. Here, Jean Jinghan Chen and David Wills concentrate on his reforms and progress, examining at what point power can be said to have passed from Deng Xiaoping to Jiang Zemin, to what extent Deng’s political philosophy remained in place under the new government and what this means for China’s economic reforms on land, property and construction. The authors provide a view on how management of the physical environment needs to be considered in the context of economic progress to achieve sustainable development.
1. Introduction. 2. Urban Land Management in China: Completing the Policy Agenda. 3. Development of Urban Land Policies in China. 4. China’s Land Reform and the Establishment of a Property Market: Problems and Prospects. 5. Pricing of Land in China’s Reforms. 6. The Impact of China’s Economic Reforms upon the Construction Industry. 7. Foreign Investment in the Construction Industry. 8. Social Cost Benefit Analysis of China’s Construction Investment. 9. Pioneer Urban Housing Reform in China. 10. Sustainable Development: A Sino-British Comparison.
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