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China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Anthony G. O. Yeh and Jiang Xu


Cities and regions in Asia are facing problems that cannot be adequately managed by traditional urban planning. Competition and local protectionism have often hindered infrastructural development and regional integration. In southern China, an area embracing one-fifth of China and one-third of its population, the economies and societies of nine provinces, together with Hong Kong and Macao, face many barriers to regional collaboration. Fiscal regulatory conflicts, land and housing reform, and bottlenecks in immigration and transport have stymied efforts to develop infrastructure that could spur ... More

Keywords: Asia, urban planning, infrastructural development, regional integration, southern China, barriers, globalization

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9789888028504
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony G. O. Yeh, editor

Jiang Xu, editor

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Part I International Experience and China's Context

Part II Economic Development and Regional Cooperation

Part III Regional Infrastructure Development and Cooperation

Part IV Regional Real Estate Development and Cooperation

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