Shanghai - a case study of a contemporary megacity experiencing rapid growth

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1. The consequences of megacity growth for individuals and societies

1.1. Social

1.1.1. shortage of public services, including education and medical care

1.1.2. overcrowded

1.1.2.1. removals of “urban villages” – low-cost housing generally populated by migrant workers

1.1.3. an underclass of migrant workers

1.2. Political

1.2.1. the need for city planning

1.2.1.1. optimize its land use structure by reducing the area of industrial zones while increasing the area allotted for green space and public services

1.2.2. the need to build new cities such as Xiongan

1.2.3. the need to build satellite towns

1.3. Environmental

1.3.1. environmental pollution

1.3.2. gentrification

1.3.3. increased flood risk

1.4. Economic

1.4.1. traffic congestion

1.4.2. House Prices in Shanghai Are Spiralling Out of Control

1.5. Demographic

1.5.1. ageing population

2. Rapid growth

2.1. Timelapse from Google Earth Engine

2.2. World of Change: Sprawling Shanghai : Feature Articles

2.3. 26 Years of Growth: Shanghai Then and Now

3. Location

3.1. Google Earth

4. Resources

4.1. 2018

4.1.1. China's radical plan to limit the populations of Beijing and Shanghai

4.2. 2017

4.2.1. China's Shanghai sets population at 25 million to avoid ‘big city disease’

4.3. 2014

4.3.1. Toiling in Shanghai's Shadows

4.4. 2013

4.4.1. Shanghai struggles with growth|China|chinadaily.com.cn

4.4.2. Shanghai faces aging issues as it expands |Society |chinadaily.com.cn

4.5. 2012

4.5.1. Urbanization and its environmental effects in Shanghai, China