SCIENTIA GEOGRAPHICA SINICA ›› 2006, Vol. 26 ›› Issue (5): 529-535.doi: 10.13249/j.cnki.sgs.2006.05.529

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Evolvement of Urbanization Mechanism in Jiangsu Province

WU Li-Ya   

  1. Urban Science School, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215123
  • Received:2005-08-16 Revised:2006-03-12 Online:2006-09-20 Published:2006-09-20

Abstract: Jiangsu Province is one of the most rapid urbanization areas in China, as the developed province along the sea and the model of rural industrialization and rural urbanization in China, the changes of the urbanization mechanism in Jiangsu exemplify the development of urbanization mechanism in China. And the paper concludes the characteristics of urbanization in Jiangsu in the 1990s. As a socialist country, up-to-down urbanization mechanism is fundamentally in urbanization process in Jiangsu. After reform and opening, bottom-up urbanization mechanism is more and more important. In the 1990s, under the economic globalization circumstances, outward urbanization become the new urbanization mechanism in Jiangsu. That is to say, the power of urbanization is changing as the development of productivity, and various developmental stages have various power structures.

CLC Number: 

  • K928.5