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2020
Volume: 39 Issue 3
19 Article(s)

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The restructuring of regional governance under the city regionalism of China: A case study of the Pearl River Delta intercity railway
ZHANG Xianchun, LUAN Xiaofan, and LI Zhigang
Regional governance in China has shown the periodic feature, notably under the city regionalism in recent years. Examining the formation of regional governance in China is conducive to probing the China’s city-regionalization as well as the features of institutional architecture oriented integrated development. The dyn
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 483 (2020)
Governance rescaling of national-level new areas and evaluation of their economic effects
CHAO Heng, and LI Guicai
National-level new area is a large-scale comprehensive urban functional district designated by the central government based on the relevant administrative divisions and functional zones. The purpose is to carry out state developmental and reform activities. As the core content of Chinese strategic space, governance res
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 495 (2020)
The reasons, connotations and significance of the new paradigm of western social and cultural geography
GUO Wen
In recent years, the new paradigm of Western social and cultural geography has become a research hotspot in the domestic geographic circles, but some scholars have different opinions and argue that the new paradigm lacks the professional characteristics of geography and deviates from the traditional research paradigm.
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 508 (2020)
Structure and evolution of global cross-border M&A network
JI Qidi, CHEN Wei, and LIU Weidong
Cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are one of the important globalization strategies of multinational corporations. Using data from Zephyr global M&A database, this study built the global cross-border M&A network from 1997 to 2017 and analyzed the evolution of topology characteristics and structure
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 527 (2020)
The participation characteristics and coupling relationship of China, Japan and South Korea in the ASEAN manufacturing value chain: Empirical research based on TiVA database
LI Zheng, WU Youde, LIAO Yahui, and HU Pingping
It is a new field of international trade and industrial specialization research with the perspective of value added creation and flow, to observe manufacturing regional network and value chain. The effect of each country in the manufacturing regional value chain participation is a black box that needs to be explored, e
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 539 (2020)
Identifying urban public service facilities centers in Beijing
ZHAN Dongsheng, ZHANG Wenzhong, ZHANG Juanfeng, LI Jiaming, CHEN Li, and DANG Yunxiao
Urban public service facilities centers are not only the concentrated areas for the diverse public service facilities, but also the hot spots areas of public service facilities’ consumption and demonstration areas of urban vitality. While previous polycentric city literature have focused on job and population subcenter
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 554 (2020)
Research on the influence of urban built environment on daily walking of older adults from a perspective of health
JIANG Yupei, ZHEN Feng, SUN Honghu, and WANG Wenwen
Promoting physical activity is an effective way to improve healthy level of older adults under the background of “healthy aging”. The related research of physical activity is important, and has become a hotspot between multiple disciplines at home and abroad. Thus, based on the perspective of health, this study mainly
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 570 (2020)
Spatial-temporal evolution of the logistics network structure of inter-regional urban agglomeration before and after the construction of the Bohai Strait cross-sea channel
WANG Zedong, ZHANG Xiaolin, SUN Dongqi, and SUN Haiyan
With the rise of the network society, the connotation of urban space has changed significantly, and it has become a new important content in the study of human geography. In this paper, the gravity model is improved, based on the method of directed weighted network analysis and BRIM, and the evolution of the logistics
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 585 (2020)
The impacts of technological relatedness on industrial innovation in central China
HAO Jun, ZENG Gang, ZHAO Jianji, and HU Zhiqiang
Cognitive proximity based on technological relatedness has an important impact on the knowledge spillover effect between industries. This conclusion refutes the important influence of traditional geographical proximity based on knowledge externality on knowledge spillover. The existing research mainly focused on the pr
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 601 (2020)
Industrial agglomeration and evolution in the Yangtze River Economic Belt: From the perspective of development zone
HU Senlin, ZENG Gang, TENG Tangwei, ZHUANG Liang, LIU Haimeng, and SUN Rong
To realize the coordinated development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt, it is important to promote the industrial cluster cultivation and orderly industrial transfer. Based on an analysis on development zones, this paper depicts the characteristic differentiations of industrial structures and industrial agglomeratio
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 611 (2020)
Spatial pattern and its influencing factors of industrialization-urbanization comprehensive level in China at town level
ZHANG Gaisu, WEI Jianfei, and DING Zhiwei
Based on the scale-structure-benefit index system, using multiple analysis methods, the spatial pattern characteristics and influencing factors of industrialization-urbanization comprehensive level at town level in China were analyzed. The results were shown as follows. Firstly, although the high and medium value score
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 627 (2020)
Spatial heterogeneity of driving factors of urban haze pollution in China based on GWR model
WANG Shaojian, GAO Shuang, and CHEN Jing
Based on the PM2.5 monitoring data of China's cities, we identified the spatial and temporal distribution characteristics of PM2.5 concentrations, and used the geographically weighted regression (GWR) model to analyze emphatically the spatial heterogeneity of the influence of natural factors and socio-economic fact
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 651 (2020)
Research on structure characteristics of the inter-provincial tourist flow spatial network in China based on the modified gravity model
ZHOU Huiling, and WANG Fuyuan
The characteristics of the spatial network structure of tourist flow in a high-speed transportation era are the fundamental issue that needs to be explored in the spatial organization and management of the national tourist flow. Through modification of relative parameters of the gravity model close to reality to calcul
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 669 (2020)
Influencing factors of tourists' cognition of local nostalgic cultural elements: Take Huizhou region as a case study
WANG Xinge, ZHANG Xiyue, and CHEN Tian
The crisis of memory disappearing of local culture has made the development model aimed at "retaining homesickness" become the focus of academia. The function of both protection and activation of local culture has made tourism development an effective way to "keep homesickness" in the field of geogr
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 682 (2020)
New rural social relations framework and promotion path from the perspective of agricultural-travel integration: A case study of Chenjie village in Jinhua, Zhejiang province
SUN Jingwen, MA Yuanjun, WANG Zhenbo, and ZHANG Min
The integration of agriculture and tourism is an important engine to propel rural construction. The purpose of the study is to better realize the rural revitalization under the new rural social relations, and promote the differentiation, cooperation and innovative development of tourism. Based on the characteristics of
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 696 (2020)
Reconstruction of rural space with art participation
HUANG Shiyu, and LI Xianfeng
Since the beginning of the 21st century, the exploratory action of art participation in rural practice has gradually emerged, which has affected the development, transformation and reconstruction of the countryside to a certain extent. This research is based on Halfacree's three-fold model of rural space, combined
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 709 (2020)
Reconstruction and characteristics analysis of series of seasonal drought/flood grades over Hanjiang River Basin during 1735-1911
DING Lingling, and ZHENG Jingyun
Variation features for seasonal drought/flood over the Hanjiang River Basin have important climatic meaning because of its special geographical location. The study basin is located in the south-north transitional zone of geography and climate in China, as well as the starting point of the Middle Route of South-to-North
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 721 (2020)
Estimation of air temperature based on MODIS and analysis of mass elevation effect in the Qinling-Daba Mountains
LIU Junjie, PAN Ziwu, QIN Fen, GU Jiangyan, ZHU Mingyang, and ZHAO Fang
As a huge mountain range in the North-South boundary of China, the Qinling-Daba Mountains are characterized by prominent mass elevation effect (MEE) and play an important role in the azonality pattern of climate and ecology in central China. The essence of the MEE is the warming effect of mountains, as huge mountain an
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 735 (2020)
Characteristics analyses of major physical geographic elements of Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer (VIIRS) active fire in Laos
LIU Yiyuan, LI Peng, XIAO Chiwei, LIU Ying, and RAO Didi
Using US NASA's Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) VIIRS V1 (or Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Version 1) active fire location vector data, ASTER GDEM (30 m, or Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer Global Digital Elevation Model), Moderate Resolution Imaging Spect
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Mar. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 3 749 (2020)