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Aldrich, M. A.  The search for a vanishing Beijing:  a guide to China's capital through the ages.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2006.

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Baoxing, Qiu.  Harmony & Innovation:  Problems & Dangers in Dealing With Rapid Urbanization in China.  Philadelphia, PA: Trans-Atlantic Publications, 2009.

Becker, Jasper.  City of heavenly tranquility:  Beijing in the history of China.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Bray, David,  Social space and governance in urban China:  the danwei system from origins to reform.  Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2005.

Bredon, Juliet.  Peking:  A Historical and Intimate Description of Its Chief Places of Interest.  (Originally written 1931). New York: Soul Care Publishing, 2008.

Broudehoux, Anne-Marie.  The making and selling of post-Mao Beijing.  London; New York: Routledge, 2004.

Buck, David D.  Urban change in China:  politics and development in Tsinan, Shantung, 1890-1949.  Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978.

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Carroll, Peter J.  Between heaven and modernity:  reconstructing Suzhou, 1895-1937.  Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2006.

Chance, Norman A.  China's Urban Villagers:  Changing Life in a Beijing Suburb.  Second Edition. Mason, OH: South-Western, 2002.

Chen, Nancy N.  China urban:  Ethnographies of contemporary culture.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2001.

China's coastal cities:  catalysts for modernization.  Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai'i Press, 1992.

Chinese cities:  the growth of the metropolis since 1949.  (ed. Sit, Victor F.). New York: Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1985.

Chinese City:  Between Tradition and Modernism.  Berlin: Jovis Verlags- und Projektburo, 2000.

Chiu, Stephen Wing-kai.  Hong Kong:  the global city.  New York: Routledge, 2009.

Choon-Piew, Pow.  Gated communities in China:  class, privilege and the moral politics of the good life.  New York, NY: Routledge, 2009.

Chou, Yeu-Ming.  Urban Planning of Chinese Ancient Cities.  (On Demand). Bloomington: 1stBooks Library, 1999.

Cinema and Urban Culture in Shanghai, 1922-1943.  (ed. Zhang, Yingjin). Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999.

Clausen, Soren; Thogersen, Stig.  The making of a Chinese city:  history and historiography in Harbin.  Armonk, New York: M. E. Sharpe Incorporated, 1995.

Clements, Jonathan.  Beijing:  the biography of a city.  Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2008.

Cultural heritage management in China:  preserving the cities of the Pearl River Delta  du Cros, Hilary, & Lee, Yok-shiu F., eds. 1st ed. New York: Routledge, 2007.

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Department of Architecture.  The living building:  vernacular environments of South China.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1994.

Dong, Madeleine Yue.  Beijing:  The Making And Selling of Post-Mao Beijing.  New York: Routledge, 2008.

Dong, Stella.  Shanghai:  The rise and fall of a decadent city, 1842-1949.  New York: Harper Trade, 2001.

Dutton, Michael Robert; Lo, Hsiu-Ju Stacy; Wu, Dong Dong.  Beijing time.  Cambridge, United Kingdom: Harvard University Press, 2008.

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Fei, Si-yen.  Negotiating Urban Space:  Urbanization and Late Ming Nanjing.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center, 2009.

Fewsmith, Joseph.  Party, state and local elites in Republican China:  merchant organizations and politics in Shanghai, 1890-1930.  Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai'i Press, 1984.

Field, Andrew David.  A night in Shanghai:  Nightlife and modernity in semicolonial China, 1919--1937.  Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Columbia University, 2001. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 2001.

Field, Andrew.  Shanghai's dancing world:  cabaret culture and urban politics, 1919-1954.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2010.

Fingerhuth, Carl.  Learning from China:  the Tao of the city.  Basel; Boston; Berlin: Birkh?user, 2004.

Finnane, Antonia.  Speaking of Yangzhou:  a Chinese city, 1550-1850.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004.

Fong, Gordon Kwok Tung.  Public participation in Hong Kong:  Case studies in community urban design.  Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2001. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 2001.

Friedmann, John.  China's urban transition.  Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

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Gamble, Jos.  Shanghai in transition:  changing perspectives and social contours of a Chinese metropolis.  Hong Kong: CEFC, 2002.

Gamble, Sidney D..  Peking:  a social survey.  Folkstone, United Kingdom: Global Oriental, 2009.

Gamble, Sidney David; Burgess, John Stewart.  Peking:  a social survey conducted under the auspices of the Princeton University Center in China and the Peking Young Men's Christian Association.  (Also on Google Books.). New York: George H. Doran Company, 1921.

Gandelsonas, Mario.  Shanghai reflections:  architecture, urbanism and the search for an alternative modernity: essays.  Princeton Papers on Architecture, No. 3. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.

Gao, James Zheng.  The Communist takeover of Hangzhou:  the transformation of city and cadre, 1949-1954.  Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2004.

Ginsburg, Norton.  The Urban Transition:  Reflections on the American and Asian Experiences.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1987.

Globalisation and the Chinese City.  (ed. Wu, Fulong). London, New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.

Golany, Gideon S.  Urban design ethics in ancient China.  Studies in Architecture, Vol. 4. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2001.

Goodman, Bryna.  Native place, city and nation:  regional networks and identities in Shanghai, 1853-1937.  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1995.

Great Leap Forward.  (eds. Koolhaas, Rem; Chung, Chuihua Judy; Inaba, Jeffrey; Chang, Bernard; Leong, Sze Tsung). Harvard University. Graduate School of Design. Project on the City; 1. New York: Taschen America, LLC, 2001.

The great migration:  rural-urban migration in China and Indonesia.  (ed. Xin Meng et al.). Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2010.

Guangdong:  Survey of a Province Undergoing Rapid Change.  (ed. Yeung, Y. M.). 2nd Edition. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1998.

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Harper, Damian.  Shanghai.  (eds., Pitts, Christopher, & Mayhew, Bradley) 3rd ed. Lonely Planet city guide. London: Lonely Planet, 2006.

Harris, Paul.  Transition:  Images of Shanghai in the 21st century.  Shanghai Shi: Haiwen Audio-Video Publishers 2004.

Heng, Chye Kiang.  Cities of aristocrats and bureaucrats:  The development of medieval Chinese cities.  Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1999.

Heng, Chye Kiang.  Cities of Aristocrats and Bureaucrats:  The Development of Medieval Chinese Cityscapes.  Singapore: Singapore University Press Proprietary, Limited, 1999.

Hibbard, Peter.  The Bund Shanghai:  China faces west.  Hong Kong: Odyssey Books & Guides, 2007.

Ho Chung, Jae.  Cities in China:  Recipes for Economic Development in the Reform Era.  Studies of China in Transition. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Holmes, Alexander.  Shanghai:  Growth of the City.  Edison, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, 2008.

Hong Kong:  The Anthropology of a Chinese Metropolis.  (ed. Evans, Grant). Anthropology of Asia Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1997.

Hook, Brian.  Shanghai and the Yangtze Delta:  A City Reborn.  Regional Development in China, Vol. III. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Hook, Brian.  Beijing and Tianjin:  Towards a Millennial Megalopolis.  Regional Development in China, Vol. IV. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Hook, Brian.  Guangdong:  China's Promised Land.  Regional Development in China, Vol. I. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Housing and the new welfare state:  perspectives from East Asia and Europe.  (eds., Groves, Rick, Murie, Alan, & Watson, C. J.) Burlington, VT: Ashgate Pub., 2007.

Howe, Christopher.  Shanghai:  Revolution and Development in an Asian Metropolis.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Howe, Christopher.  Shanghai:  revolution and development in an Asian metropolis.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981.

Huang, Tsung-yi Michelle.  Walking between slums and skyscrapers:  illusions of open space in Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Shanghai.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2004.

Hutcheon, Robin.  High-rise Society:  The First 50 Years of the Hong Kong Housing Society.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1998.

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Jankowiak, William R.  Sex, death, and hierarchy in a Chinese city:  an anthropological account.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.

Johnson, Linda C.  Shanghai:  from market town to treaty port, 1074-1858.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995.

Johnston, R. Stewart.  Scholar gardens of China:  a study and analysis of the spatial design of the Chinese private garden.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

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Knapp, Ronald G.  China's vernacular architecture:  house form and culture.  Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai'i Press, 1989.

Knapp, Ronald.  China's Walled Cities.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Kotenev, A. M.  Shanghai:  Its Mixed Court and Council Material Relating to the History of the Shanghai Municipal Council.  Originally: Shanghai North China Daily News & Herald, Ltd., 1925. Buffalo: William S. Hein & Company, Inc. 1987.

The Kunming project: urban development in China:  a dialogue.  eds. Fingerhuth, C; Joos, Ernst; trans. Ahrens, Caroline; Wei, Grueber-Wang). Basel; Boston; Berlin: Birkhauser, 2002.

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Lee, Leo Ou-fan.  Shanghai Modern:  The Flowering of a New Urban Culture in China, 1930-1945.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999.

Lee, Seungho  Water & development in China:  the political economy of Shanghai water policy.  contemporary China; vol. 6. New Jersey World Scientific, 2006.

Li, Lillian M.  Beijing:  from imperial capital to Olympic city.  Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Li, Ling-hin.  Urban Land Reform in China.  New York: Saint Martin's Press, 1999.

Liang, Samuel Y.  Mapping modernity in Shanghai:  space, gender, and visual culture in the sojourners' city, 1853-98.  New York: Routledge, 2010.

Lim, William Siew Wai.  Have you been Shanghaied?:  culture and urbanism in glocalized Shanghai.  Singapore: Asian Urban Lab, 2004.

Logan,John.  The New Chinese City:  Globalization and Market Reform.  Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.

Lu, Han-Chao.  Beyond the Neon Lights:  Everyday Shanghai in the Early Twentieth Century.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

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Ma, Laurence J. C.  Restructuring the Chinese city:  changing society, economy and space.  (eds. Ma, Laurence J. C. & Wu, Fulong). New York: Routledge, 2005.

Making cities work:  Urban Policy and Infrastructure in the 21st Century - People's Republic of China.  Manila: Asian Development Bank, 2001.

Marton, Andrew M.  Urbanization in China's lower Yangzi Delta:  Transactional relations and the repositioning of locality.  East Asian Institute Occasional Paper Series. River Edge: World Scientific Publishing Company, 1999.

McDonald, Angus W., Jr.  The urban origins of rural revolution:  elites and the masses in Hunan Province, China, 1911-1927.  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1979.

Megalopolis Shanghai.  Heidelberg: Edition Braus, 2006.

Mei, June Yuet.  Kaifeng, a Chinese city in the Ming Dynasty.  Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Harvard University. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1975.

Meyer, Michael J..  The last days of old Beijing:  life in the vanishing backstreets of a city transformed.  New York: Walker & Company, 2008.

Modern urban housing in China, 1840-2000.  (ed. Rowe, Peter G.). Munchen: Prestel Verlag, 2001.

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Nansha coastal city:  landscape and urbanism in the Pearl River Delta.  (eds., Berger, Alan & Crawford, Margaret) Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, 2006.

The New Chinese City:  Globalization and Market Reform.  (ed. Logan, John R.). Studies in Urban and Social Change. Malden: Blackwell Publishers, 2002.

The new Chinese city:  globalization and market reform.  (ed. Logan, John R.). Oxford; Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 2002.

Ng, Janet.  Paradigm city:  space, culture, and capitalism in Hong Kong.  Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2009.

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On the move:  women and rural-to-urban migration in contemporary China.  (eds. Gaetano, Arianne M. & Jacka, Tamara). New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.

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Pan, Lynn.  Shanghai style:  art and design between the wars.  South San Francisco, California: Long River Press, 2008.

Pearl River Delta:  Project on the city.  (ed. Koolhaas, Rem). New York: Monacelli Press, Incorporated, 2000.

Pomeranz, Kenneth.  The making of a hinterland:  state, society, and economy in inland north China, 1853-1937.  Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993.

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Qingxi, L.  Historic Chinese architecture.  New York: State Mutual Book & Periodical Service, Limited, 1985.

Qiu, Jack Linchuan.  Working-class network society:  communication technology and the information have-less in urban China.  Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2009.

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Remaking the Chinese City:  Modernity and National Identity, 1900-1950.  (ed. Esherick, Joseph W.). Nanzan Library of Asian Religion & Culture. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2000, 2002.

Rowe, William T.  Hankow:  Conflict and community in a Chinese city, 1796-1895.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1989.

Rowe, William T.  Hankow commerce and society in a Chinese city, 1796-1889.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1984.

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Saidi, Jasmin; Thompson, Timothy S.  Beijing and Tianjin, Toward a Millennial Megalopolis.  (ed. Hook, Brian). Regional Development in China Series, Vol. IV. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Shanghai and the Yangtze Delta:  A City Reborn, Vol. III.  (ed. Hook, Brian). Regional Development in China Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Shanghai modern, 1919-1945.  (eds. Danzker, Jo-Anne Birnie; Lum, Ken; Zheng, Shengtian). Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2004.

Shanghai Sojourners.  (eds. Wakeman, Frederic; Yeh, Wenhsin). Berkeley: Center for Chinese Studies, 1992.

Shanghai: architecture and urbanism for modern China  (eds. Rowe, Peter G. and Seng Kuan). Munich; New York: Prestel, 2004.

Shanghai:  Electric and Lurid City.  (ed. Baker, Barbara). New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Sit, Victor F. S.  Chinese city and urbanism:  evolution and development.  New Jersey: World Scientific Pub Co Inc., 2010.

Smith, S. A.  Like cattle and horses:  nationalism and labor in Shanghai, 1895-1927.  Comparative and International Working-Class History. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.

Social policy reform in Hong Kong and Shanghai:  a tale of two cities.  (eds. Wong, Linda; White, Lynn & Gui, Shixun). Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2004.

The southern metropolis:  pictorial art in 17th-century Nanjing.  (ed. Vinograd, Richard Ellis). Exhibition 'The Southern Metropolis: Pictorial Art in 17th-century Nanjing', February 13 to May 5, 2002. Stanford: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, 2002.

Stapleton, Kristin.  Civilizing Chengdu:  Chinese Urban Reform, 1895-1937.  Harvard East Asian Monographs, Vol. 186. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Steinhardt, Nancy S.  Chinese Imperial City Planning.  Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai'i Press, 1990.

Strand, David.  Cities in motion:  interior, coast, and diaspora in transnational China.  Berkeley, CA: Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, 2007.

Streetlife China.  (ed. Dutton, Michael). New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Sun, Jiaming.  Global connectivity and local transformation:  a micro approach to study globalizing Shanghai.  Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 2008.

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Tang, Wenfang; Parish, William L.  Chinese Urban Life under Reform:  The Changing Social Contract.  Modern China Series. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Tang, Wing-shing.  The Government of Urban Planning in Pre-reform China.  New York: Routledge, 2010.

Town and country in China:  identity and perception.  (eds. Faure, David; Liu, Tao Tao). St. Antony's Series. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave in association with St Antony's College, Oxford, 2002.

Tsai, Weipin.  Reading Shenbao:  Nationalism, Consumerism and Individuality in China 1919-37.  Basingstoke, New Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

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Urban spaces in contemporary China:  the potential for autonomy and community in post-Mao China.  (eds. Kraus, Richard; Naughton, Barry; Perry, Elizabeth J.; Davis, Deborah S.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Urban transformation in China.  (eds. Chen, Aimin; Liu, Gordon G; Zhang, Kevin H.). Aldershot, Hants, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004.

Urbanisation in China:  A review of its causal mechanisms and spatial relations.  (ed. Tang, Wing-Shing). New York: Elsevier Science, 1999.

Urbanization and social welfare in China.  (eds. Chen, Aimin; Liu, Gordon G; Zhang, Kevin H.). Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004.

Urbanization in Large Developing Countries:  China, Indonesia, Brazil and India.  (ed. Jones, Gavin W.). New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

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Visser, Robin.  Cities surround the countryside:  urban aesthetics in post-socialist China.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.

Visser, Robin.  Cities Surround the Countryside:  Urban Aesthetics in Postsocialist China.  Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010.

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Wang, Feng.  Boundaries and categories:  rising inequality in post-socialist urban China.  Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2007.

Wang, Jun.  Beijing record:  a physical and political history of planning modern Beijing.  Singapore; London: World Scientific, 2010.

Wang, Xinyang.  Surviving the City:  The Chinese Immigrant Experience in New York City, 1890-1970.  Pacific Formations Series, Global Relations in Asian and Pacific Perspectives. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.

Wang, Ya Ping.  Urban poverty, housing, and social change in China.  London; New York: Routledge, 2004.

Wank, David L.  Commodifying Communism, Business, Trust and Politics in a Chinese City.  Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences Series, Vol. 14. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Wheatley, Paul.  The origins and character of the Chinese city:  The Chinese City in Comparative Perspective.  Volume 2. Edison, NJ: Aldine Transaction, 2008.

Wheatley, Paul.  The origins and character of the Chinese city:  The City in Ancient China  Volume 1. Edison, NJ: Aldine Transaction, 2008.

Whyte, Martin K.; Parish, William L.  Urban Life in Contemporary China.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Whyte, Martin King.  City Versus Countryside in China's Development.  The Fifty-Sixth George Ernest Morrison Lecture in Ethnology, 1995. Canberra: Australian National University, 1995.

Wu, Hung.  Remaking Beijing:  Tiananmen Square and the Creation of a Political Space.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Wu, Fulong.  Globalization and the Chinese City.  New York: Routledge, 2009.

Wu, Fulong.  Urban development in post-reform China:  state, market, and space.  New York: Routledge, 2007.

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Xiang Biao.  Transcending Boundaries:  Zhejiangcun: the Story of a Migrant Village in Beijing.  (trans. Weldon, Jim). Leiden; Boston; Bedfordshire: Brill, 2005.

Xu, Yinong.  The Chinese City in Space and Time:  The Development of Urban Form in Suzhou.  Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2000.

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Yatsko, Pamela.  New Shanghai:  Remaking the Legend.  New York: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2000.

Yick, Joseph K. S.  Making Urban Revolution in China:  The CCP-GMD Struggle for Beiping-Tianjin, 1945-1949.  Studies on Contemporary China. Armonk, New York: M. E. Sharpe Incorporated, 1995.

Yue, Meng.  Shanghai and the edges of empires.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006.

Yusuf, Shahid; Wu, Weiping.  The Dynamics of Urban Growth in Three Chinese Cities.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

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Zang, Xiaowei.  Ethnicity and urban life in China:  a comparative study of Hui Muslims and Han Chinese.  New York, NY: Routledge, 2007.

Zhang, Li.  China's Limited Urbanization:  Under Socialism and Beyond.  Commack, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2005.

Zhang, Li,  China's limited urbanization:  under socialism and beyond.  Hauppage, N.Y. : Nova Science, 2004.

Zhang, Li.  Strangers in the City:  Reconfigurations of Space, Power, and Social Networks Within China's Floating Population.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001.

Zhang, Xing Q.  Privatisation:  A Study of Housing Policy in Urban China.  Huntington: Nova Science Publishers, 1998.

Zhong, Lena Y..  Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary China.  Uffculme, Devon, UK: Portland, Oregon: Willan Publishing, 2008.

Zhou, Xueguang.  The state and life chances in urban China :  redistribution and stratification, 1949-1994.  Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Zhu, Hong.  Discover Beijing:  The City's History & Culture Redefined.  Tarrytown, New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2007.

Zhu, Jieming.  The Transition of China's Urban Development:  From Planned-Controlled to Market-Led.  Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999.

Zhu, Yucai.  New Paths to Urbanization in China:  Seeking More Balanced Patterns.  Huntington: Nova Science Publishers, 1999.

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