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Urbanization and Improvements in People’s Living Standards: An Overview

  • Wei Li
  • Lei Fan
  • Liping Zhang
  • Pengfei Diao
  • Yan Cui
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Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)

Abstract

The year 2011 deserves special attention when it comes to China’s urbanization process. A historic milestone was reached in the country’s demographic structure as the urban population outnumbered the rural population for the first time in history.

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© Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei Li
    • 1
  • Lei Fan
    • 1
  • Liping Zhang
    • 1
  • Pengfei Diao
    • 1
  • Yan Cui
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of sociologyChinese academy of social sciencesBeijingChina

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