Research on Non-Agriculture Shift Confronting Rural Vulnerable Farmers in the Underdeveloped Areas

  • Junwei Liu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 205)


This paper reveals the law of non-agriculture shift of the vulnerable groups in underdeveloped rural areas in China, and put forward the “second shift” category, namely the vulnerable groups is bound to work in cities; return to participate in local non-agricultural activities; then begin second non-agriculture shift. The paper discusses the “second shift” feature; finally, draw policy Implications of the “second shift”.


Vulnerable groups Underdeveloped rural areas in China Second shift 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business School, Huzhou Teachers CollegeHuzhouChina

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