China's Rural Industrialization Policy: Growing under Orders Since 1949

Overview

A comprehensive study of the special pattern of China's industrialization and economic development through the analysis of approximately one hundred policies, covering the historical period of new China since 1949. Issues examined include how China dealt with the five principal conflicts in rural industrialization, those between rural and state-owned industry, rural industry and agriculture, rural collective and private industry, rural and urban population and rural and urban economy. Looking to the policies ...

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Overview

A comprehensive study of the special pattern of China's industrialization and economic development through the analysis of approximately one hundred policies, covering the historical period of new China since 1949. Issues examined include how China dealt with the five principal conflicts in rural industrialization, those between rural and state-owned industry, rural industry and agriculture, rural collective and private industry, rural and urban population and rural and urban economy. Looking to the policies implemented, this volume addresses what Chinese characteristics are, why rural people in China are so poor and why the "miracle" of China's rural industry occurred.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403996152
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 10/3/2006
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

SHI CHENG is Research Fellow in Economics at the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan, and the Jiangsu Provincial Academy of Social Sciences, China. He is also Visiting Research Fellow at the Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University, Japan, where he leads the JSPS project "Impact of WTO on Government Policies and Productivity of Township and Village Enterprises in China".

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
• List of Figures
• List of Abbreviations
• Preface
• Introduction: China's Rural Industrialization, Characteristics and Miracle
• PART 1: RURAL INDUSTRIALIZATION UNDER STATE MONOPOLY CONTROL
• The Land Reform Campaign
• The Cooperative Campaign
• Great Leap Forward in the People's Communization Campaign
• Great Leap Backward in the Panic Famine
• Recovery in the Campaign to Accelerate the Mechanization of Agriculture
• PART 2: RURAL INDUSTRIALIZATION IN THE TRANSITION TO ECONOMIC LIBERALIZATION
• Rise Under the Household Responsibility System
• Great Expansion in the Disintegration of the People's Commune System
• Setbacks in the Emergency Braking for a Crisis
• New Great Leap Forward after the Collapse of the Soviet Union
• Slowing Down in the Privatization Wave
• New Century in the Campaign to Increase Farmer Incomes
• Appendix: Concluding Remarks
• Notes
• Bibliography

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