Urban China through the lens of neoliberalism: Is a conceptual twist enough?

  title={Urban China through the lens of neoliberalism: Is a conceptual twist enough?},
  author={Yu Zhou and G. Lin and J. Zhang},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={33 - 43}
Neoliberalism as a hegemonic global ideology and framework of governance has been the subject of extensive critical analyses in geography and urban studies. Despite the conceptual difficulties involved, a growing number of scholars have attempted to apply this critical discourse to China. In this commentary, we critically interrogate the urban China literature that deploys the neoliberal lens, mostly authored by scholars outside China, and we raise the fundamental question as to whether this… Expand
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