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The Political Economy of Property Rights Reform and Farm Restructuring

Johan F. M. Swinnen

in From Marx and Mao to the Market: The Economics and Politics of Agricultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199288915
eISBN:
9780191603518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288917.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains why, when, and how transition countries chose to introduce property rights reforms and restructure their farms. It explains why China opted for the household responsibility ... More


Family Strategies and Structures in Rural North China

Deborah Davis and Stevan Harrell

in Chinese Families in the Post-Mao Era

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077973
eISBN:
9780520913578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077973.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores family strategies and structures in response to socioeconomic and political changes over two generations in a peripheral region of rural North China. The data are household ... More


Nuptiality: Local Populations, Sources, and Models

Satomi Kurosu and Christer Lundh

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter introduces seven populations (1716–1912) used in the comparative studies of this volume: Scania in southern Sweden, Sart and Pays de Herve in eastern Belgium, Casalguidi in central ... More


What Is under the Control of the Family?

Yi Wu

in Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest China: State, Village, Family

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824846770
eISBN:
9780824872168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846770.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reveals how the family has continuously constituted a framework for constructing property relations during the People’s Republic period, manifests in the creation of the Household ... More


Japanese Colonialism, Gender, and Household Registration: Legal Reconstruction of Boundaries

Barbara J. Brooks

in Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter takes up the issues of mixed marriages and “hybrid” children through the examination of legal handbooks that were published in prewar Japan and Korea to guide public officials through ... More


China: The Manufacturing Sector

Lalita Som

in The Capitals of Nations: The Role of Human, Social, and Institutional Capital in Economic Evolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199452736
eISBN:
9780199084548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452736.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

The root of China’s recent success has been its export of manufactured consumer electronics goods. China built up its economic strength by investing heavily in the manufacturing industry and ... More


Market Reforms, Global Linkages, and (Dis) continuity in Post-Socialist China

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter outlines the specific socio-cultural context of contemporary China at the beginning of the 21st century. To set the stage for the rest of the text, the chapter discusses the reforms of ... More


The Sudden Rise of the Private Sector

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/9780190223151.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

After the enterprise reforms did not achieve positive results, China embarked on an incremental reform strategy that placed priority on the reform and gradual expansion of the nonstate sector. An ... More


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