Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The Cities Issue

This special issue dedicated to the cities of the future has its eye squarely toward China, because the cities of the future are increasingly going to be speaking Mandarin — even more than you realize. It’s no longer news that China has embarked on the largest mass urbanization in history, a monumental migration from country to city that will leave China with nearly a billion urbanites by 2025 and an astonishing 221 cities with populations over 1 million.

Foreign Policy

Contents:

  • The Most Dynamic Cities of 2025
  • ‘Twitter Is My City’: An Exclusive Interview with Ai Weiwei
  • The East Is Rising: 29 Chinese Cities Powering Global Growth
  • Weapons of Mass Urban Destruction by Peter Calthorpe
  • 7 Chinese Innovations That Will Change the Way We Live by Dustin Roasa
  • The Rise and Fall and Rise of New Shanghai by Daniel Brook
  • Beijing Forever: The Capital Where Change Is the Only Constant by Michael Meyer
  • Postcards from the Future
  • Mr. Happy: Is this Communist Party Boss About to Make the Big Time? by Geoff Dyer
  • Building a Better China by Richard Dobbs and Jaana Remes
  • China’s Debt Bomb by Jonathan Kaiman
  • Unlivable Cities by Isaac Stone Fish
  • Once Upon a Time in Shanghai
  • Life in a Big Box by Matthew Niederhauser
  • The Souls of Chinese Cities by Christina Larson

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This entry was posted on Friday, 2 November 2012 by in Urban issues and tagged .
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