The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Residential relocation under market-oriented redevelopment: the process and outcomes in urban China

Record type: Article

Residential displacement by urban regeneration in western economies and forced relocation in the Third World countries are contentious issues. This paper, based on a household survey in Shanghai, examines the process and outcomes of residential relocation under market-oriented urban redevelopment in China. The results show that commodification of the socialist tenancy right helped to initiate large-scale urban redevelopment. First, there has been a complicated process of negotiation during residential relocation, involving residents, development companies, and government agencies. The de facto right of public housing tenants is considered by a pragmatic attitude in urban redevelopment in the early years. Second, residential relocation is accompanied by the changes in housing tenure, housing conditions, and the improved built form of planned residential districts. Nevertheless, the social conflict has become intensified recently because the deepening of commodification began to favour property developers by constraining the compensation standard for relocated households.

Full text not available from this repository.

Citation

Wu, F. (2004) Residential relocation under market-oriented redevelopment: the process and outcomes in urban China Geoforum, 35, (4), pp. 453-470. (doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2003.10.001).

More information

Published date: 2004
Keywords: residential relocation, residential mobility, commodity housing, urban redevelopment, shanghai, china

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 15534
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/15534
ISSN: 0016-7185
PURE UUID: 4c4f9890-98c5-4c2d-9ef6-9e53c780766f

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 21 Apr 2005
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:48

Export record

Altmetrics


Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×