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2020
Volume: 75 Issue 6
16 Article(s)

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Geographical missions and coupling ways between human and nature for the Beautiful China Initiative
Quansheng GE, Chuanglin FANG, and Dong JIANG
Beautiful China Initiative (BCI) aims at sustainable development with blue sky and green land, lucid waters and lush mountains, prosperous society and rich people, and harmony between humans and nature. The BCI is a Chinese practice to implement the SDGs 2030 of the United Nations, and an important method to promote th
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1109 (2020)
The basic theory and methodology of rural revitalization planning in China
Yansui LIU
Agricultural and rural modernization is the general goal of the implementation of the rural revitalization strategy. The scientific formulation of the rural revitalization planning is related to the implementation effect of the national rural revitalization strategy. How to establish the basic theory of rural revitaliz
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1120 (2020)
Theorizing the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative: Based on institutional and cultural perspectives
Weidong LIU, and Qiuhui YAO
Promoting the construction of the Belt and Road initiative (BRI) towards a new stage of high-quality development raises new subjects for academic research, which demands in-depth study of existing BRI projects, summarizing experiences and lessons and theorizing construction models to guide future development. Research
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1134 (2020)
Embedded technology transfer from an institutional and cultural perspective: A case study of Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway
Jiao'e WANG, Fangye DU, and Weidong LIU
Since the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was proposed, the pace of projects investment and construction has been accelerated, which accumulated much experience in the going-out strategy in the context of BRI. Modern railway projects are characterized by "natural monopoly", as well as huge investment and exten
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1147 (2020)
The influence of China-Europe Express on the production system of enterprises:A case study of TCL Poland Plant
Hui LIU, Weinan GU, Weidong LIU, and Jiao'e WANG
The implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative and the increasing frequency of the China-Europe Express have brought new changes to the production system of enterprises along the Belt and Road regions. On the basis of summarizing the evolution of production system of enterprises, this paper takes TCL Poland Plant a
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1159 (2020)
Institutional-economic-cultural adaptability of overseas railway construction: A case study of Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway
Chengjin WANG, Yongshun XIE, Peiran CHEN, and Xumao LI
The development of a country at a certain stage is an outcome of a long-term historical accumulation process, which forms a mutually adaptive state of development among the main national factors such as institution, economic, cultural and technological systems. And the technology transfer breaking through the original
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1170 (2020)
The multi-scale coupling construction mechanism of China's overseas intergovernmental cooperation parks: A case study of China-Belarus Industrial Park
Zhigao LIU, and Tao WANG
Since the launch of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, China's overseas industrial parks have become an important platform for Chinese enterprises to "go global in groups", and also for promoting economic and trade cooperation between China and other countries involved in the BRI. The high-profil
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1185 (2020)
Policy mobility of China's overseas industrial zones in the lens of partnership: A case study of Thai-Chinese Rayong Industrial Zone
Tao SONG, Weidong LIU, Boyang GAO, Zhigao LIU, and Zhi ZHENG
Policy mobility research has become an important subfield in political geography. Overseas industrial zones serve as burgeoning case areas to testify the theoretical framework of policy mobility, whose development is a key component of the Belt and Road Initiative and an expected experimental way to promote inclusive g
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1199 (2020)
Exploring the role of overseas industrial parks in Chinese outward foreign direct investment: A case study of Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone
Wei CHEN, Yeerken WUZHATI, Wei XIONG, and Qidi JI
At present, overseas industrial parks have become an important platform for economic and trade cooperation between China and other countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and they are playing an increasingly important role in the construction of the BRI. Most existing studies on overseas industrial pa
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1210 (2020)
Evolution and enlightenment of foreign spatial planning: Exploration from the perspective of geography
Qingyuan YANG, Kui LUO, and Xin LAO
With the rapid increase of productivity, the intense conflict between human and environment has given birth to the discipline of spatial planning. As an indispensable tool for reconciling man-land relationship, high-quality spatial planning is essential for the reasonable utilization of space resources and the promotio
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1223 (2020)
The spatial structure of urban residents' quality of life in Changzhou based on residential environment
Jian FENG, and Yichun ZHONG
After the release of the Sixth Census Data, more research results have been achieved about the socio-spatial structure in urban China based on the method of factor ecology analysis. However, methodological innovation needs to be promoted. In this paper, combining census data with big data, with the aid of the methods o
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1237 (2020)
The influence of urban transit and built environment on walking
Xiaoyan HUANG, Xiaoshu CAO, Jiangbin YIN, and Ruiguang MA
Walking, as both a major mode of transport and the most common form of every-day physical activity, deserves further attention in urban geography and public health studies. The control of self-selection has not attracted enough attention in the empirical studies in China, and there is insufficient research on the behav
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1256 (2020)
Rural spatial governance and urban-rural integration development
Dazhuan GE, and Hualou LONG
The construction of the modern rural governance system becomes an important part in promoting the urban-rural integration development and rural vitalization. Solving systemic problems such as limited development space, unclear ownership relationship and inefficient organization in the process of using rural space has b
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1272 (2020)
Spatio-temporal evolution and its influencing factors of China's agricultural competitiveness
Suhao WEI, Jing LI, Zeyi LI, and Gang ZONG
Based on the objective-weight value-assigning method, by means of establishing one comprehensive index system from four dimensions, namely natural endowment, flow input, output capacity and facilities' mechanism, this paper makes a series of experimental tests on the actual agricultural competitiveness within the 2
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1287 (2020)
Urban spatial correlation characteristics and intrinsic mechanism in the Yangtze River Delta region
Yaoping CUI, Xuan LIU, Dongyang LI, Qingxin DENG, Jianing XU, Xinyu SHI, and Yaochen QIN
China is experiencing rapid urbanization. It is of great significance to clarify the characteristics of urban spatial expansion and its evolution law for regional coordinated development. Urbanization involves many aspects such as economy and population. However, current researches still face challenges in comprehensiv
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1301 (2020)
Spatio-temporal evolution and trend prediction of urban carbon emission performance in China based on super-efficiency SBM model
Shaojian WANG, Shuang GAO, Yongyuan HUANG, and Chenyi SHI
Climate change caused by CO2 emissions has become an environmental issue globally in recent years, and improving carbon emission performance is an important way to reduce carbon emissions. Although some scholars have discussed the carbon emission performance at the national scale and industry level, literature lacks st
  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 75 Issue 6 1316 (2020)