RECONSIDERATION OF THE URBANIZATION RESEARCH IN CHINA
- Received Date: 1999-10-28
- Publish Date: 2000-06-20
- urbanization /
- suburbanization /
- urban scale
Abstract: By restudying some ideas existing in the current urbanization research field in China, this article truly puts forward the inquisitive opinion with respect to the urbanization progress, urban scale, spatial transfer of urbanization and suburbanization in China, etc.It indicates that the urbanization shall abide by the economic laws, but government should bring the appropriate adjustment and control into play as well; the urbanization shall not be limited to the west ern pattern and simple phenomenal analysis, but to pursue the virtually healthy, orderly and sustainable development of cities is the man aim for urbanization.The main views of this article are as follows: 1) As far as Chinese urbanization is concerned, it is in a different age compared with the west, and it has one special domestic background, so its speed and mode are different from the west and the speed can't be too fast.2) External extending economic evelopment will still last for a Period.And the urbanization development has big spatial requirements.Therefore, intensive development mode of space should be explored.3) The suburbanization in China has special forming mechanism and relevant social problems, which should be treated seriously.
|Citation:||ZHANG Jing-xiang. RECONSIDERATION OF THE URBANIZATION RESEARCH IN CHINA[J]. Chinese Geographical Science, 2000, 10(2): 119-124.|