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Bridging theory and practice: participatory planning in China (2017)
Journal Article
Zhou, Z. (2018). Bridging theory and practice: participatory planning in China. International Journal of Urban Sciences, 22(3), 334-348. https://doi.org/10.1080/12265934.2017.1342558

Abstract: The paper aims at a greater understanding of how citizen participation, a concept traditionally linked with democracy, could be articulated in the regional planning process in the Chinese one-party state regime with the top-down governance... Read More about Bridging theory and practice: participatory planning in China.

New urban paradigm beyond the west: investigating the regeneration of urban villages in Guangzhou, China (2016)
Journal Article
Zhou, Z. (2017). New urban paradigm beyond the west: investigating the regeneration of urban villages in Guangzhou, China. Journal of Urbanism, 10(3), 257-274. https://doi.org/10.1080/17549175.2016.1224266

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This paper investigates the regeneration process of four urban villages in Guangzhou, China. It finds that the institutional dichotomy of the rural and urban systems in land ownership an... Read More about New urban paradigm beyond the west: investigating the regeneration of urban villages in Guangzhou, China.

The development of mortgage finance in China: Implications from international experiences (2015)
Journal Article
Zhou, Z. (2015). The development of mortgage finance in China: Implications from international experiences

This paper compares the current Chinese mortgage market with the markets in several advanced economies that suffered most in the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, exploring the potential and rigidities of development of the secondary mortgage market in C... Read More about The development of mortgage finance in China: Implications from international experiences.

Towards collaborative approach? Investigating the regeneration of urban village in Guangzhou, China (2014)
Journal Article
Zhou, Z. (2014). Towards collaborative approach? Investigating the regeneration of urban village in Guangzhou, China. Habitat International, 44, 297-305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2014.07.011

Along with the green-land shortage and the low use efficiency of urban land as a result of rapid urban sprawl in the past three decades, the issue of urban regeneration has been recently brought to the governance agenda by the new leadership in China... Read More about Towards collaborative approach? Investigating the regeneration of urban village in Guangzhou, China.