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China’s Rural Development Road

  • Presents an in-depth study of the evolution of China’s countryside

  • Highlights concrete experiences and problems in China’s rural transformation

  • Showcases China’s transformation from traditional to modern agriculture

  • Traces the policy evolution from a distorted dual structure to balanced development

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Rural Development in China: Review and Reflections

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 1-24
  3. Development of the Rural Labor Market

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 81-94
  4. Development of the Rural Land System

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 95-106
  5. Reforms and Development of the Rural Financial System

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 107-119
  6. Development of Rural Fiscal Administration and Taxation

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 121-134
  7. Construction and Development of Rural Towns and Villages

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 149-165
  8. Rural Governance in China: Review and Outlooks

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 167-179
  9. Development of the Rural Social Security System

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 181-194
  10. Poverty Alleviation in Rural China

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 195-208
  11. Outlook for Rural Development in China

    • Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li
    Pages 225-238
  12. Back Matter

    Pages 239-245

About this book

This book systematically reviews the experiences and problems encountered in the development of China’s rural areas over the past three decades since the start of the country’s economic reform. As such, it addresses the most important aspects in terms of China’s rural communities, farmers and agriculture from the perspective of development, such as the agricultural management system, rural land tenure system, rural fiscal and taxation system, financial system, science and technology system, rural governance structure, poverty alleviation, environmental protection, etc. The approach employed combines essential theories, laws, and policy strategies with rural development practice in order to analyze the success stories and lingering problems, to explore the causes of both, and to offer an outlook on the future of rural development.

Keywords

  • rural development
  • rural reform
  • rural community
  • China’s agriculture
  • Chinese peasants
  • rural financial system
  • rural poverty alleviation
  • rural labor market
  • rural social security
  • rural land tenure system

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

    Xiaoshan Zhang, Zhou Li

About the authors

Zhang Xiaoshan, one of the main authors, Member of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Professor of Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Deputy to the 11th and 12th  National Peoples’ Congress of P.R.China and Member of Agricultural and Rural Committee under the 11th and 12th National Peoples’ Congress. He had acted as Director General of Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences from 1998 until 2010. And his special academic interest is on the issues of rural institutional change, organizational innovation, and rural social and economic development. He was conferred the title of S

cholar with Outstanding Contribution by the Ministry of Personnel, P.R. China in 1996 and was elected as Member of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 2006. He is now the Chairman of The Association of  Chinese Rural Cooperative  Economy, and Vice-Chairman of The Association of  Chinese Agricultural Economy.

Li Zhou, one of the main authors, Research fellow of Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Professor and Doctoral supervisor of Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions experts awarded by the Chinese Academy of social

sciences in 1994, and enjoys the special subsidy of the State Council since 1994. Study on Agricultural economy and rural resources and environment economy.

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  • ISBN: 978-981-10-5646-8
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 99.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)