Dr Mi Shih
Core Member, Centre for Social & Cultural Change in China Investment
Mi Shih received her Ph.D. in Planning and Public Policy from Rutgers University, USA (2010). She also holds a Masters degree in Urban Planning from the Institute of Planning and Building, National Taiwan University. She joined the China Research Centre in March 2011.
• Urban Redevelopment
• Civil Society
• Capitalist Property Development
• State Governance Strategies
Mi Shih’s research interests and areas include urban redevelopment, civil society, capitalist property development, and state governance strategies in China and Taiwan. She has conducted intensive ethnographic research on social conflicts over residential relocation in capitalist real estate development process in China. In addition to her on-going research on state governance and social transformation in urban China, Mi Shih’s recent research also includes urban redevelopment policy and social justice in Taiwan.
Shih, M. 2010, 'Legal Geographies - Governing Through Law: Rights-Based Conflicts And Property Development In Shanghai', Urban Geography, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 973-987.
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Shih, M. 2010, 'The Evolving Law of Disputed Relocation: Constructing Inner City Renewal Practices in Shanghai, 1990-2005', International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 350-364.
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