The positive function of urban village in modern china: a case study of shisicun village in pearl river delta

Han Ruihui

Urban village is a significant phenomenon in modern urbanization process of China. Previous researches about urban village pay much attention about the cleaning up of urban village in that urban village causes many social problems. However, previous researches have not recognized generally the positive aspects of urban village. This research set out to analyze the positive aspects of urban village. Results showed that urban village is the necessary composition part of urbanization of China, and it also keeps the economic prosperity and solid social stability. The findings can contribute to a better understanding of the function and status of urban village in urbanization of China.

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