Tag Archives: urbanization

Seven Challenges for an Asian Century

To reach its full potential, Asia will need to overcome seven key challenges in the 21st century.

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Iran Protests: Urbanization as a Factor

Most Iranians live in cities. Protests are no longer confined to Tehran and other big cities, as the move to small cities is changing the landscape of protests.

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Urbanization in Serbia

Despite widespread migration to urban areas in Serbia, some communities maintain traditions.

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Shanghai — Gazing At Its Own Image

The Potemkin Village that is Shanghai reflects China’s love of show.

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Water: A Big Challenge for Africa

Can Africa provide clean, safe water for its urban and suburban communities?

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China’s City-Dwellers

Chinese urbanization: A revolution in the making.

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Shanghai: Urban Family Life

For these couples, married life in the big city can be a big challenge.

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Shenzhen: The 80s Generation Comes of Age

Life in the big city for a generation that grew up after the start of economic reforms.

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Chinese Civic Protest

How common are protests in China, despite the serious ramifications towards those who do so?

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China’s Real Urbanization Hurdle

Why is local government reform in China key to the national economy?

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