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Poverty Alleviation in Rural China

Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)

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The great reduction of the numbers of rural people in poverty is one of the greatest, most spectacular achievements made in China over the past 30-plus years of reform and opening up.

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Zhang, X., Li, Z. (2018). Poverty Alleviation in Rural China. In: China’s Rural Development Road. Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5646-8_14

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