Port-City Interplays in China

Port-City Interplays in China

by James Jixian Wang

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ISBN-13: 9781472426918
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 08/28/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

James Jixian Wang is associate professor and head of the Department of Geography at the University of Hong Kong. Born in Beijing and trained at People’s U of China (B. Econ), University of Hong Kong (MPhil), and University of Toronto (PhD), Dr Wang specializes in the research of nodal transport development and their geographical impacts. He is a council member of the Hong Kong Society for Transport Studies, and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. He has published widely and is an editorial board member of the Journal of Transport Geography, Transportmetrica, Asian Geographers, Transport Behaviour and Society, and Urban Planning International (Chinese). As a port city specialist, Dr Wang has participated in port-city planning projects and strategic studies for more than 25 Chinese and other Asian port cities and regions.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: coastal port cities as global interfaces; An analytical framework for port-city relations; Port-city economic and functional relationship; Port-city spatial relations; External relationships of Chinese port cities; Port-city governance relations; Relations among ports and port cities in specific regions; Multi-layered port-city dynamics in China’s coastal areas; Conclusion and foresight; Bibliography; Index.

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