On the Thought of Interactive Development of Industrialization and Urbanization Formed During the Initial Stage of New China (1949~1956)
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During the initial stage of new China, the authorities were facing the lack of theoretical systems, low social and economic development levels, as well as the serious and complicated international and domestic situations. Under these conditions, the thought of interactive development of industrialization and urbanization was formed with the main contents of "recovering and developing production in cities and towns" and "promoting urbanization through the development of industrialization". The thought was the wisdom crystallization of government decision-makers in exploring the practice of social and economic development. Under the guidance of this thought, China had made great achievements in the development of industrialization and urbanization. However, it failed pay enough attention to the coordinated development of industrialization and urbanization. After a brief period of common development, urbanization progress lagged behind the development of industrialization for a long time, resulting in severe adverse effects on social and economic development.
The Initial Stage of New China, Industrialization, Urbanization, the Thought of Interactive Development of Industrialization and Urbanization.