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Cities and Stability: Urbanization, Redistribution, and Regime Survival in China
China's management of urbanization is an under-appreciated factor in the regime's longevity. The Chinese Communist Party fears "Latin Americanization" -- the emergence of highly unequal megacities with their attendant slums and social unrest. Such cities threaten the survival of nondemocratic regimes. To combat the threat, many regimes, including China's, favor cities in ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published July 28th 2014 by Oxford University Press (UK)
(first published June 26th 2014)
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