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Community well-being in Chinese peri-urban areas: challenges and the way forward

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DOI: 10.23977/jceup.2020.020103 | Downloads: 8 | Views: 1126


Linna Li 1, Fuyi Cai 2


1 School of Design, the University of Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
2 Xingfu Architectural Design Co., Ltd, Guangzhou 510000, China

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Linna Li


In recent years, the rapid metropolitan growth and expansion have led to the exploration of the peri-urbanization process and concerns on community well-being in peri-urban areas. To achieve a better understanding of peri-urbanization, this article reviews the peri-urban definition, its dynamic drivers, and the development of peri-urbanization in Chinese cities. Based on the impact of peri-urbanization on community well-being, this article discusses the challenges and the way forward for the sustainable development of Chinese peri-urban communities.


Community well-being, Peri-urbanization, Sustainable development


Linna Li, Fuyi Cai, Community well-being in Chinese peri-urban areas: challenges and the way forward. Journal of Civil Engineering and Urban Planning (2020) Vol. 2: 20-24. DOI:


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