C5: China Research Cluster- Dissemination

Publications and Other Dissemination


Lin, S., & Li, Z. (2017). Residential satisfaction of migrants in Wenzhou, an ‘ordinary city’ of China. Habitat International, 66, 76-85. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2017.05.004

Liu, Y., Wu, F., Liu, Y., & Li, Z. (2017). "Changing neighbourhood cohesion under the impact of urban redevelopment: a case study of Guangzhou, China". Urban Geography, 38(2), 266-290. doi: 10.1080/02723638.2016.1152842.

Liu, Y., Zhang, F., Wu, F., Liu, Y., & Li, Z. (2017). The subjective wellbeing of migrants in Guangzhou, China: The impacts of the social and physical environment. Cities, 60(Part A), 333-342. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2016.10.008.

Liu, Y., Zhang, Zhu., Liu, Y., Li, Z., & Wu, F. (2017). “The effect of neighbourhood social ties on migrants' subjective well-being in Chinese cities”. Habitat International, 66, 86-94.

Xiao, Y., Wang, Z., Li, Z., & Tang, Z. (2017). An assessment of urban park access in Shanghai – Implications for the social equity in urban China" Landscape and Urban Planning, 157, 383-393. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.08.007


Liu, Y., Liu, Y., Feng, J., & Li, Z. (2016). Emotional Well-being of Social Housing Residents in Guangzhou, China: How Does Neighborhood Context Matter? In D. Wang & S. He (Eds.), Mobility, Sociability and Well-being of Urban Living (pp. 249-264). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Xiao, Y., Li, Z., & Webster, C. (2016). Estimating the mediating effect of privately-supplied green space on the relationship between urban public green space and property value: Evidence from Shanghai, China. Land Use Policy, 54, 439-447. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.03.001.

Bork‐Hüffer, T., Rafflenbeul, B., Li, Z., Kraas, F., & Xue, D. (2016). Mobility and the Transiency of Social Spaces: African Merchant Entrepreneurs in China. Population, Space and Place, 22(2), 199-211. doi: 10.1002/psp.1900.

Shen, J. and Wu, F. (2016). The suburb as a space of capital accumulation: The development of new towns in Shanghai, China, Antipode, 00(0): 1-20.

Guo, Y., Xiao, Y. and Li, Z. (2016). Understanding village governance in international context to promote the redevelopment of collective built-up land (in Chinese), Shanghai Urban Planning Review, 26(2): 26-29.

Guo, Y., Li, Z., Wang G., Yuan Q. (2016). Social equity between villages under capitalization of collectively-owned land and its impact on urban inclusivity (in Chinese). Urban Development Studies, 23(4): 26-29.

Hu, X., Li, Z. and Feng, J., (2016) Post-suburbanization? - The production and transformation of space of Luogang, Guangzhou: A governmental perspective (in Chinese), Modern Urban Research, 8(5): 72-79.

Ou, S., Xiao, Y. and Li, Z. (2016). Socio-spatial mobility of new migrant workers: A case study on FOXCONN, Shenzhen (in Chinese). City Planning Review, 40(4): 69-74.

Shen, J. (2016). “Stuck in the suburbs? Socio-spatial exclusion of migrants in Shanghai.” Cities. DOI:10.1016/j.cities.2016.03.008.

Wu, F. (2016). “Emerging Chinese cities: implications for global urban studies.” The Professional Geographer. 68(2): 338-348.

Xie, F., Wu, R. and Li, Z. (2016). Rural planning development and reform in the 13th Five Year period,Planners, 5(03): 24-28.

Yang, X., Li, Z. and Webster, C. (2016). “Estimating the mediate effect of private green space on the relationship between urban public green space and property value: Evidence from Shanghai, China.” Land Use Policy. 54:439-447, (SSCI).

Yi, C., Yuan, W. and Li, Z. (2016). “From blueprint to action: The transformation of the planning paradigm for desakota in China,.” Cities. (SSCI) DOI: 10.1016/j.cities.2016.04.010.

Zhou, Y. and Li, Z. (2016). Integration in segregation: Social and cultural adaptation of Chinese-African partners in Guangzhou (in Chinese). Journal of Minzu University of China (Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition), 43 (1): 70-79.


Chen, H. and Li, Z. (2015). Social integration of social housing communities in big cities of China: A case study of Guangzhou city (in Chinese). City Planning Review, 39(09): 33-39.

Chen, H., Liu, Y. and Li, Z. (2015). Study on the settlement intention of residents of affordable housing in Guangzhou (in Chinese). World Regional Studies, 24(4): 57-66.

Chen, H., Liu, Y. and Li, Z. (2015). The neighborhood effect of affordable housing estates in Chinese cities: A case study of Guangzhou (in Chinese). Human Geography, 30(04): 39-44.

Chen, H., Liu, Z. and Li, Z. (2015). Social integration of neo-immigrants in urban China: A case study of six large cities (in Chinese). Modern Urban Research, 18(06): 112-119.

Keil, R. and Hamel, P. (2015). Suburban governance in global perspective. Urban Planning International, 30(6), 7~13 (in Chinese).

Lehrer, U. (2015). The suburban land question. Urban Planning International, 30(6), 18~26 (in Chinese).

Li, R., Chen, H., Li, Z. and Chen, J. (2015). The reconstruction of governance of Dongguan’s village in the context of the new urbanization (in Chinese). Planners, 31(S1): 56-61.

Li, X. and Li, Z. (2015). A study on residents’ neighborhood interaction in affordable housing community of Guangzhou, China (in Chinese). Journal of South China Normal University (Natural Science Edition), 47(02): 108-114.

Li, Y., Wu, F. and Hay, I. (2015). “City-region integration policies and their incongruous outcomes: the case of Shantou-Chaozhou-Jieyang city-region in east Guangdong province, China.” Habitat International 46: 214-222.

Li, Z. (2015). Entrepreneurship and suburbanism: a case of Pearl River Delta, China, Urban Planning International, 30(6), 34~40 (in Chinese).

Roy, A. (2015). Governing the postcolonial suburbs. Urban Planning International, 30(6), 14~17 (in Chinese).

Shen, J. and Li, Z. (2015). Global suburbanism: re-theorization and empirical studies. Urban Planning International, 30(6), 5~6 (in Chinese).

Wang, Z., Zhang, F. and Wu, F. (2015). “Intergroup neighbouring in urban China: Implications for the social integration of migrants.” Urban Studies DOI: 10.1177/0042098014568068:1-18.

Wu, F. (2015). “Commodification and housing market cycles in Chinese cities.” International Journal of Housing Policy 15(1): 6-26.

Wu, F. (2015). Planning for Growth: Urban and regional planning in China. London: Routledge.

Wu, F. and Shen, J. (2015). “Suburban development and governance in China” in Suburban Governance: A Global View. Edited by Pierre Hamel and Roger Keil, pp. 301-324. University Toronto Press: Toronto.

Xiao, Y., Li, Z. and Song, X. (2015). Estimating the value of street layout via local housing market: A empirical study of Nanjing, China (in Chinese). Urban Development Studies, 22(09): 6-11.

Xie, F., Chen, H., Liu, Y., and Li, Z. (2015). Study on migrants’ subjective wellbeing in large cities in China: A case study of Shanghai (in Chinese). Modern Urban Research, 07(12): 2-8.

Xue, D., and Wu, F. (2015). “Failing entrepreneurial governance: From economic crisis to fiscal crisis in the city of Dongguan, China.” Cities 43:10-17.

Ye, L., Liu, Y., Li, Z. and Hongsheng, C. (2015). “Growth of Rural Migrant Enclaves in Guangzhou, China: Human Agency, Everyday Practice and Social Mobility.” Urban Studies. (SSCI) DOI: 10.1177/0042098014553752.


Huang, G., Xue, D. and Li, Z. (2014). “From revanchism to ambivalence: the changing politics of street vending in Guangzhou.” Antipode, 46(1): 170-189.

Lei, W., Potter, C. and Li, Z. (2014). “Crisis-induced reform, state-market relations, and entrepreneurial urban growth in China.” Habitat International, 2014, 41: 50-57 (SSCI).

Li, Z., Li, X. and Wang, L. (2014). “Speculative urbanism and the making of university towns in China: A case of Guangzhou University Town.” Habitat International, 2014, 44: 422-431 DOI: 10.1016/j.habitatint.2014.08.005.

Li, Z., Xu, J. and Yeh A G O. (2014). “State rescaling and the making of city-regions in the Pearl River Delta, China.”Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 2014, 32(1): 129–143 (SSCI).

Liu, Y., Li, Z. and Jin Jie. (2014). “Pseudo-urbanization or real urbanization? Urban China’s mergence of administrative regions and its effects: A Case Study of Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province.” The China Review. 14(1): 37-59.


Li, Y., and Wu, F. (2013). The emergence of centrally initiated regional plan in China: A case study of Yangtze River Delta Regional Plan. Habitat International, vol. 39, p.137-147.

Li, Z. and Wu, F. (2013). “Residential satisfaction in China’s informal settlements: A case study of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.” Urban Geography, 2013, 34(7): 923-949.

Lyons, M., Brown, A. and Li, Z. (2013). “The China-Africa Value Chain: Can Africa’s Small-Scale Entrepreneurs Engage Successfully in Global Trade?” African Studies Review. 2013, 56(3): 77-100 (SSCI).

Shen, J. and Wu, F. (2013). Moving to the suburbs: demand-side driving forces of suburban growth in China. Environment and Planning A, 45(8), 1823-1844.


Hsing, Y. (2012). The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China. Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 71(2), p. 526-527.

Li, Y. and Wu, F. (2012). The transformation of regional governance in China: The rescaling of statehood. Progress in Planning, vol. 78(2), p. 55-99.

Li, Y., and Wu, F. (2012). Towards new regionalism? Case study of changing regional governance in the Yangtze River Delta. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, vol. 53(2), p.178-195.

Shen, J. and Wu, F. (2012). “Restless urban landscapes in China: a case study of three projects in Shanghai.” Journal of Urban Affairs. 34(3), p. 255-277.

Shen, J. and Wu, F. (2012). The development of master-planned communities in Chinese suburbs: A case study of Shanghai’s Thames Town. Urban Geography, 33(2), pp. 183-203.