Institutions in Transition: Land Ownership, Property Rights and Social Conflict in China / Edition 1

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This monograph contributes to the field of institutional change and property rights reform in (former) socialist economies with particular reference to China. Studying institutional change regardless of whether it is focused on transitional or developing economies, may prove most fruitful when focused on its structuring of the means of production - land, labour and capital. This book singles out land as an object of study and places it in the context of one of the world's largest and most populous countries undergoing institutional reform, China. With its focus on land policy and administration, including all major natural resources such as agricultural land, forest, grassland and wasteland, the book is the first comprehensive review of China's land property rights reform.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199280698
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2005
  • Series: Studies on Contemporary China Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Ho is Professor of International Development Studies and concurrent Director of the Centre for Development Studies at the University of Groningen. He is member of the Academic Committee of the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) in Leiden and member of the Steering Committee of the European Conference on Agriculture and Rural Development in China (ECARDC). From 1997 until 2002, he served as the personal Chinese interpreter for the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. The credibility of agricultural land tenure or why delibrate institutional ambiguity might work
2. Why the village has no power: land ownership disputes and customary tenure
3. Governing China's grasslands: the clash over state and collective property
4. Contested spaces: forest rights, registration and social conflict
5. Going, going, gone! A case-study of the wasteland auction policy
6. Between nationalization and privatization: common property as the third way?
Summary and concluding observations: the national debate on property law

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