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High-speed rail networks and population mobility in China / Huang Suping, author ; Chen Fuyu, translator.

Author/Creator:
Huang, Suping author.
Publication:
Minneapolis, MN : East View Press ; [Beijing] : Social Sciences Academic Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
408 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Railroads -- China -- Passenger traffic.
High speed trains -- China.
High speed trains -- Government policy -- China.
Railroads and state -- China.
Migration, Internal -- Transportation -- China.
Rural-urban migration -- Transportation -- China.
High speed trains.
Railroads.
China.
Summary:
China's high-speed rail networks have been world-renowned for their cutting-edge technology, efficiency and unparalleled ability to move large numbers of people over long distances. Co-published by East View Press and Social Sciences Academic Press, "High-Speed Rail Networks and Population Mobility Management in China" describes in great detail how this form of rapid transit has changed the way the Chinese live and work, as well as how cities in the country have grown and developed. Written by one of China's preeminent sociologists, this book is a must-read for anyone wanting to understand the potential of high-speed rail networks and their effects on the world.--East View Press website.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Chen, Fuyu, translator.
ISBN:
9781879944770
1879944774
OCLC:
1039629364
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