Distinctive Urbanization in The Peri-Urban Regions of East and Southeast Asia: Renewing the Debate
This paper re-opens the discussion on the issue on urbanization of peri-urban region in east and south Asia. Its distinctive features as compared to those in western countries brought criticism mainly on the concept of extended urbanization that characterized the urbanization in developing Asian countries. There are some critical reflections that will be considered to answer that criticism mainly the very basic arguments of the extended metropolis, among others the regional diversity in the urbanization trajectories and internal differentiation that is emerging in the contemporary extended metropolitan in the region. After looking back at the definition of the peri-urban region and their importance in the countries, and a case study of Guangdong in China, a policy challenges are raised.
Keywords: urbanization, peri-urban, extended metropolitan, East and Southeast Asia
Aguilar, Adrian et.al. (2003) “Globalization, regional development and mega-city expansion in Latin America. Analyzing Mexico-City’s Peri-urban Hinterland.” Cities. 20. 1:3-21.
Armstrong, Warwick and Mc Gee,T.G. (1985) Theatres of Accumulation. Studies of Urbanization in Laitin America and Asia. London. Methuen.
Atkinson,Adrian.(1999) “Principles and Components of a Strategic EPM Process Relevant to the Peri-Urban Interface.(PUI)” Working paper. Peri-Urban Research Project, Development Planning Unit, University College London.
Brenner, Neil.(2002) “Decoding the Newest’ Metropolitan Regionalism’ in the USA. A Critical Overview”. Cities.19.1:3-21
Champion, Tony and Hugo, Graeme (eds.) (200) New Forms of Urbanization. Beyond the Rural-Urban Dichotomy. Burlington. Ashgate.
Dick, H.W. and Rimmer,P. (1998) “ Beyond the Third World City: the New Urban geography of Southeast Asia”, Urban Studies,35.12:2303-2321
Chan,K.Y (1994). “Review of N Ginsburg, B Koppell and T.G.McGee (eds) The Extended Metropolis: settlement transition in Asia” Urban geography. 14: 205-8
Douglass,M (1991). “Planning for environmental sustainability in the extended Jakarta Metropolitan Region” in N. Ginsburg, B. Koppell and T.G. McGee(eds). The Extended Metropolis: Settlement Transition in Asia Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press: pp.239-274
Douglass, M. (1998) “A Regional Network Stratefy for Reciprocal Rural-Urban Linkages: An Agenda for Policy Research with Reference to Indonesia.’ Third World Planning Review.20.1: 1-33
Garrett, James L. and Downer, Jeannie (2002) “Strengthening Rapid Assessment in Urban Areas. Lessons from Banglades and Tanzania” Human Organization. 61.4:314-327
Garrett, James L. and Downer, Jeannie (2002) “Strengthening Raid Assessment in Urban Areas. Lessons from Bangladesh and Tanzania.” Human Organization.61.4:314-327
Giddens, Anthony (1990) The Consequences of Modernity. Cambridge, Polity Press. Cambridge.
Ginsburg, N.,Koppell,B. and Mc Gee T.G. (eds,),(1991) The Extended Metropolis in Asia: expanding a hypothesis. Honolulu. University of Hawaii Press.
Gottman, Jean. (1961) Megalopis: The Urbanized Northeastern Seaboard of the United States. New York, The Twentieth Century Fund.
Guy, Simon, Marvin, Simon and Moss, Timothy (Eds.) (2001) Urban Infrastructure in Transition. Ntwroks, Building, Plans. London Earthscan Publications Ltd.
Hall. P. et.al (1973) The Containment of Urban England, London, Allen and Unwin
Jones, Gavin.W. (2002) “Southeast Asian Urbanization and The Growth of Urban Regions” Journal of Population Research. 19.2:119-136.
Kelly, Phillip F. (1998) “The politics of urban-rural relations: land use conversion in the Philippines” Environment and Urbanization.10.1:35-54
Kelly, Philip F. and Mc Gee T.G. (2003) “Changing Spaces: Southeast Asian Urbanization in an Era of Volatile Globalization”
in Chia Lin Sien (ed.) Southeast Asia Transformed. A Geography of Change. Singapore.Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.pp.257-286
Lin, G.C.S. (1997) Red Capitalism in South China. Vancouver, University of Britis Columbia Press.
Lin, G.C.S. (2001) “Metropolitan development in a transitional socialist economy: spatial restructuring in the Pearl Rivel Delta, China.” Urban Studies. 38.3: pp.383-406
Logan, William S. (2002) (Ed.) The Disappearing Asian City. Protecting Asia’s Urban Heritage. Oxford. Oxford University Press.
Mc Gee, T.G.(1967) The Southeast Asian City. A Social Geography of the Primate Cities of Southeast Asia. London G.Bll & Sons.
Mc Gee, T.G. (1991) “The emergence of Desakota regions in Asia: expanding a hypothesis. “In N Ginsburg, B. Koppell and T.G. Mc Gee.(eds). The Extended Metropolis: Setllement Transition in Asia. Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press: 23-?
Mc Gee, T.G. (1995) “The Urban Future of Vietnam”. Third World Planning Review.17.3:235-277.
Mc Gee, T.G. and Robinson, Ira(eds.) (1995) The Mega-Urban regions of Southeast Asia. Vancouver. University of British Columbia Press
Mc Gee, T.G. (2000) “The Urban future of Vietnam Reconsideres” Ristsumeikan Journal of Geography.12:1-18
Mc Gee, T.G. (2001) “Rethinking Regional Policy in an Era of Rapid Urbanization and Volatile Globalization” in A. Kumssa and T.G. Mc Gee (eds.) (2001) Globalization and the New Regional Development. Connecticutt, Greenwood:75-88
Mc Gee, T.G. (2002) “Reconstructing the Southeast Asian City in an Era of Volatile Globalization. Asian Journal of Social Science.30.1:8-27
Mc Gee, T.G.(2004) “Designing Urban Systems: The Case of Vietnam” Draft Chapter of The Southeast Asian City Reconstructed. In preparation.
Marton, A.M. (2000) China’s Spatial Economic Development. Restless Landscapes in the Lower Yangzi Delta. London Routledge.
National Academy of Sciences. Panel of Urban Population Dynamics.(2003) Cities Transformed. Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World. Washington.D.C. National Academies Press.
Robinson, Jennifer (2002) “Global and World Cities: A View from off the Map” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 26.3 : 531-554.
Sit, Vistor F.S. (2001) “increasing globalization and the growth the Hong Kong Metropolitan Region” on F.C. Lo and P.J. Marcotullio(eds.) Globalization and the Sustainability of Cities in the Asia-Pacific Region. Tokyo. United Nations University Press: 199-238
Sui, D.Z., and Hui Zeng (2001) “Modelling the dynamics of landscape structure in Asia’s emerging desakota regions: a case study of Shenzhen” :Landscape and Urban Planning, 53.1: 36-52
Tang, Wing-shing and Chung, Him (2000) Urban-rural Transition in China: Beyond the Desakota Model” in Si.ming Li and Wing-shing Tang(eds.), China’s Regions, Polity and Economy. A Study of Spatial Transformation in the Post Reform Era. Hong Kong. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press: 276-308
United Nations, (1995) World Urbanization Prospects: The 1994 Revision. New York, Department of Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis, Population Division.
U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou (200) “Guangdong Environment: Some Prograss, Bu Many Problems Remain” http//www.usembassy-china-org.cn/English/sandt/Gdrevpub-web.html.
Wang, M.L.Y.(199?) check book title
Webster, Douglas (2001) “On the Edge: Shaping the Future of Peri-urban East Asia” Discussion Paper prepared for the East Asian Urban Unit, World Bank, Washington. D.C. Unpublished.
World Bank (1997) World Development Report 1997: The State in a Changing World. Washingto.D.C. World Bank.
World Bank, Urban Development Sector Unit(1999) What a Waste: Solid Waste Management in Asia. Washington. D.C. Urban and Local Government. Working Paper Series. 1.
Wang, Mark Yaolin (1998) Mega Urban Regions in China. Beijing. China Oceans Press.
Wu, F. (1998) “The structure of building provision and transformation of the urban landscape in metropolitan Guangzhou, China. Urban Studies 35.2: 259-283
Wu, F. and Yeh, Anthony Gar-On,(1999) “Urban spatial Structure in a Transitional Economy” American Planning Association Journal.65.4:377-394
Yeh, Anthony Gar-on, Lee, Yok-shui F.,Lee, Tunny and Sze, Nien Dak (eds). Building a Competitive Pearl River Delta Region. Hong Kong. Centre of Urban Planning and EnvironmentalManagement. University of Hong Kong.
Yang, Y.Z. and Tian, W.M.(eds.) (2000) China’s Agriculture at the Crossroads. New York, St Martins Press.
Yeung, Yueman and Hu Xu-wei,(eds) (1992) China’s Coastal Cities. Catalysts for Modernization. Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press.
Yeung, Yue-man (ed.) Urban Development in Asia. Retrospect and Prospect. Research Monograph No.38. Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies. Hong Kong. Chinese University of Hong Kong
Zhang, Tingwei, (2000) “Land market forces and government’s role in urban sprawl” Cities. 17.2:123-135
Zhao Shidong, et.al. (2001) “Population Consumption and Land Use in the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong Province” in National Academy of Sciences, Growing Populations, Changing Landscapes: Studies from India, China and the United States. Washington. D.C. National Academies Press: 179-204
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Copyright © 2019 Journal of Regional and City Planning