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Gao Village: Rural Life in Modern China / Edition 1

Gao Village: Rural Life in Modern China / Edition 1

by Mobo C. F. Gao

ISBN-10: 0824831926

ISBN-13: 9780824831929

Pub. Date: 07/28/2007

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

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University of Hawaii Press, The
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Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Maps     vii
Preface and Acknowledgements     xi
The Study of Rural China and the Case of Gao Village     1
The Setting     4
Land, Water and Local Politics     11
Population and Politics     25
Living Standards     42
Rural Health     72
Rural Education     92
The Great Leap Forward     122
The Cultural Revolution     142
Reforms since the Late 1970s     171
Migrant Workers     200
Change and Continuity: Culture and Customs     223
Gao Village and the Outside World     246
Conclusion     255
Bibliography of works on rural studies referred to in Chapter 1     265
Statistical tables     268
Select glossary of terms used in text; with Chinese characters     277
Index     283

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