Commodity Housing and the Socio-spatial Structure in Guangzhou
Commodity housing has become a major engine of urban restructuring and social change in China. It is alleged to aid growing residential segregation and urban fragmentation. In this context, housing price is viewed as an important sorting mechanism. This article investigates this claim by looking at Guangzhou’s housing market and analysing data of 797 commercial housing estates. It analyses the development of commodity housing and the trends of housing prices in the city and maps the locational patterns of high, middle, or low housing affordability within this sector.
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Ryanne Flock, Werner Breitung and Li Lixun, « Commodity Housing and the Socio-spatial Structure in Guangzhou », China Perspectives [Online], 2013/2 | 2013, Online since 01 June 2016, connection on 24 March 2017. URL : http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/6172Top of page
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