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Article: Housing Differentiation Under Market Transition in Nanjing, China

TitleHousing Differentiation Under Market Transition in Nanjing, China
Authors
Keywordsinstitution
Nanjing
market transition
housing reform
housing differentiation
Issue Date2012
Citation
Professional Geographer, 2012, v. 64, n. 4, p. 554-571 How to Cite?
AbstractBased on a large-scale household survey conducted in Nanjing in 2005, this study examines housing differentiation between and within groups defined by different socioeconomic characteristics and analyzes institutional and market determinants of housing differentiation under market transition. It is worth noting that, although the degree of housing differentiation between different socioeconomic groups is high, the differentiation within each group is even more significant. This suggests an intensified housing differentiation in the Chinese city. Institutions inherited from the socialist period and the emerging market mechanisms are intertwined to contribute to housing differentiation after the introduction of housing reform. In the postreform era, whereas some institutional factors were weakened, other institutional factors such as the hukou system and the work unit system continue to be significant. Furthermore, similar to other postsocialist countries, the pattern of housing inequality in prereform China remains and even consolidates after economic reforms; that is, vested groups continue to enjoy better housing conditions under a market economy, and the disadvantaged groups are entrapped in a housing predicament. Nevertheless, market factors have also become decisive, which is mainly reflected in the significant housing differentiation between groups categorized by educational attainment and household income. © 2012 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/207523
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2015 Impact Factor: 1.407
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.849

 

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dc.contributor.authorLiu, Yuting-
dc.contributor.authorHe, Shenjing-
dc.contributor.authorWu, Fulong-
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-31T01:01:49Z-
dc.date.available2014-12-31T01:01:49Z-
dc.date.issued2012-
dc.identifier.citationProfessional Geographer, 2012, v. 64, n. 4, p. 554-571-
dc.identifier.issn0033-0124-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/207523-
dc.description.abstractBased on a large-scale household survey conducted in Nanjing in 2005, this study examines housing differentiation between and within groups defined by different socioeconomic characteristics and analyzes institutional and market determinants of housing differentiation under market transition. It is worth noting that, although the degree of housing differentiation between different socioeconomic groups is high, the differentiation within each group is even more significant. This suggests an intensified housing differentiation in the Chinese city. Institutions inherited from the socialist period and the emerging market mechanisms are intertwined to contribute to housing differentiation after the introduction of housing reform. In the postreform era, whereas some institutional factors were weakened, other institutional factors such as the hukou system and the work unit system continue to be significant. Furthermore, similar to other postsocialist countries, the pattern of housing inequality in prereform China remains and even consolidates after economic reforms; that is, vested groups continue to enjoy better housing conditions under a market economy, and the disadvantaged groups are entrapped in a housing predicament. Nevertheless, market factors have also become decisive, which is mainly reflected in the significant housing differentiation between groups categorized by educational attainment and household income. © 2012 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofProfessional Geographer-
dc.subjectinstitution-
dc.subjectNanjing-
dc.subjectmarket transition-
dc.subjecthousing reform-
dc.subjecthousing differentiation-
dc.titleHousing Differentiation Under Market Transition in Nanjing, China-
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dc.identifier.volume64-
dc.identifier.issue4-
dc.identifier.spage554-
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