Review of Governance Theory and Rural Programs

  • Mingrui ShenEmail author
Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


Governance in China is a pervasive but disputable concept. From the stances of technocrat, authority, and academic, the concept denotes a complex set of structures and processes. For a better understanding of the rural governance of contemporary China, it urges us to combine the western experience and China’s legacy together. Inspired by the literature review, it is argued that three dimensions should be taken into consideration in the following research: intergovernmental relation, state–private–farmer partnership, and grassroots participation.


Fiscal reform in china Program system Historical legacy 


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  1. 1.School of Architecture and Urban PlanningNanjing UniversityNanjingChina

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