Literature on China Urban Studies in International Journals: 2000 - 2012
Zhirong Zhao,Hubert H.Humphrey School of Public Affairs,Xi Huang Andrew Young School of Policy Studies,Yang Liu Andrew Young School of Policy Studies,Guanglong Wang & Lanlan Xu School of Public and Environmental Affairs
This article reviewed and analyzed literature on China urban studies in major international academic journals during 2000 - 2012 . We collected more than 200 related publications and summarized them along four themes: urbanization, urban planning,and economic development; the labor market and poverty; urban management and development; and, housing policy and the real-estate market. We conducted quantitative analyses to assess distribution patterns of these articles, regarding publication venues,publishing time,research methods,and units of analysis (or targets of study areas) . Lastly,we discussed gaps in the literature and proposed directions for future research.