The New Urban Area Development

A Case Study in China

  • Zisheng Shao

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxv
  2. Introduction

  3. On Strategy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Zisheng Shao
      Pages 59-63
    3. Zisheng Shao
      Pages 65-83
    4. Zisheng Shao
      Pages 85-92
  4. On Programming and Marketing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Zisheng Shao
      Pages 95-100
    3. Zisheng Shao
      Pages 101-107
  5. On Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Zisheng Shao
      Pages 111-120
    3. Zisheng Shao
      Pages 135-149
    4. Zisheng Shao
      Pages 151-155

About this book


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.


Economy upgrading Functional balance Government led regional development strategy Industrial investment and urbanization Integrated management systems Land utilization and compensation Urban development and social development Urbanization and new urban areas

Authors and affiliations

  • Zisheng Shao
    • 1
  1. 1.Dezhou CPPCCDezhouChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-44957-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-44958-5
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