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The Evolution of Institutions and Policies

John Knight

in China's Remarkable Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698691
eISBN:
9780191739118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698691.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a brief economic history of the transition to a market economy in China. It begins in Section 3.2, with a brief account of the period of central planning. Section 3.3 examines ... More


A New Territorial Order

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 8 broadens the scope of this book and makes programmatic connections both between the urbanized local state and China's emerging territorial order, and between civic ... More


Parliamentary Politics, 1886–1899

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.04
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows another equally important reason for the Liberals' faltering rural support during 1886-1899: their abandonment, on a national level, of the language of rural reform that had helped ... More


The Chinese Road to the Market: Achievements and Long-term Sustainability

Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Vladimir Popov (eds)

in Transition and Institutions: The Experience of Gradual and Late Reformers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242184
eISBN:
9780191697043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242184.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the economic transition of China which began with the implementation of economic reforms in 1978. China followed the path of the so-called ‘dual track transition’, which means ... More


To the Countryside

Kate Merkel-Hess

in The Rural Modern: Reconstructing the Self and State in Republican China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226383279
eISBN:
9780226383309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226383309.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the late 1910s and early 1920s, intellectuals called for urban youth to go “among the people” and “to the countryside.” While reformers were interested in encouraging the remaking and ... More


In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-reform Rural China

Xin Liu

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219939
eISBN:
9780520923478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219939.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

China underwent a dramatic social transformation in the last decade of the twentieth century. This ethnographic study of one community focuses on the logic of everyday practice in post-reform rural ... More


Rural Household Contracting Leads to the Incremental Reform Strategy

Wu Jinglian, Ma Guochuan, Xiaofeng Hua, and Nancy Hearst

in Whither China?: Restarting the Reform Agenda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190223151
eISBN:
9780190223182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223151.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

In 1980, reform moved to the countryside. In 1958, China had achieved collectivization by imposing administrative directives and Mao Zedong had consolidated the cooperatives into people’s communes, ... More


Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Tore C. Olsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1930s and 1940s, rural reformers in the United States and Mexico waged unprecedented campaigns to remake their countrysides in the name of agrarian justice and agricultural productivity. This ... More


Introduction

Tore C. Olsson

in Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book's two primary arguments, both of which take aim at artificial but widely accepted geographic dichotomies mapped onto the US–Mexico border. First, the book ... More


Conclusion

Ka-ming Wu

in Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book has explored how the meanings of folk cultural revivals in contemporary Yan'an are woven together by multiple actors and various political, economic, and social forces and initiatives. It ... More


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