C5: China Research Cluster- Dissemination



Shen, J. & Wu, F. (2019). Paving the way to growth: transit-oriented development as a financing instrument for Shanghai’s post-suburbanization. Urban Geography. DOI: 10.1080/02723638.2019.1630209


Liang, X., Yuan, Q., Tan, X. & Li, Z. (2018). Territorialization of urban villages in China: The case of Guangzhou. Habitat International. 78: 41-50.


Zhu, Z., Li, Z., Liu, Y., Chen, H. & Zeng, J. (2017). The impact of urban characteristics and residents’ income on commuting in China. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. 57: 474-483.

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. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 249-264. .

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

Yang, X., Li, Z. & 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.

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

Zhou, Y. & 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. & 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 (9): 33-39.

Chen, H., Liu, Y. & 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. & Li, Z. (2015). The neighborhood effect of affordable housing estates in Chinese cities: A case study of Guangzhou (in Chinese). Human Geography, 30 (4): 39-44.

Chen, H., Liu, Z. & Li, Z. (2015). Social integration of neo-immigrants in urban China: A case study of six large cities (in Chinese). Modern Urban Research. 18 (6): 112-119.

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

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

Li, R., Chen, H., Li, Z. & 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. & 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 (2): 108-114.

Li, Y., Wu, F. & 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 (in Chinese). Urban Planning International. 30 (6): 34-40 .

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

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

Wang, Z., Zhang, F. & 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., & Shen, J. (2015). Suburban development and governance in China. In P. Hamel & R. Keil (eds.) Suburban Governance: A Global View. Toronto: University Toronto Press, pp. 301-324.

Xiao, Y., Li, Z. & 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 (9): 6-11.

Xie, F., Chen, H., Liu, Y. & Li, Z. (2015). Study on migrants’ subjective wellbeing in large cities in China: A case study of Shanghai (in Chinese). Modern Urban Research. 7 (12): 2-8.

Xue, D., & 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. & Hongsheng, C. (2015). Growth of Rural Migrant Enclaves in Guangzhou, China: Human Agency, Everyday Practice and Social Mobility. Urban Studies. doi: 10.1177/0042098014553752.


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

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

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

Li, Z., Xu, J., & 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. 32(1): 129–143.

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

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

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

Shen, J. & 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. 71 (2): 526-527.

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

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

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

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