Dr. Piper Gaubatz publishes The Chinese City

Book Cover for "The Chinese City" feturing title in white san-serif text over photograph of stone-paved courtyard festively hung with red, oblate, paper lanterns.

The Geosciences Department is pleased to announce the November 29, 2020 publication of The Chinese City (Routledge, 2021), by Professor Piper Gaubatz (Geography Program) and Professor Weiping Wu (Director, Columbia University Graduate Program in Urban Planning). This is a completely revised second edition of their 2012 book.  The book engages with major recent changes in Chinese cities and urban life. It explores topics such as history and patterns of urbanization, changing urban form, economic and social-spatial transformation, urbanism and cultural dynamics, housing and land development, environmental issues, poverty and inequality, and challenges of urban governance.

For more information, see https://www.routledge.com/The-Chinese-City/Wu-Gaubatz/p/book/9781138327771