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The Fragmented Politics of Urban PreservationBeijing, Chicago, and Paris$
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Yue Zhang

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816683680

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.001.0001

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Beijing

Beijing

Bureaucratic Anarchy and Symbolic Preservation

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The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation
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Yue Zhang

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0002

This chapter examines how local officials’ purposes of pursuing urban growth and enhancing the global image of Beijing are filtered through the structure of functional fragmentation, thus generated a pattern of symbolic preservation in Beijing.

Keywords:   Urban preservation, Political fragmentation, Beijing, Paris, Chicago, Intergovernmental relations, Bureaucracy, Gentrification, Cultural heritage, Policy process

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