1st Edition

Transforming China's Economy In The Eighties
Vol. 1: The Rural Sector, Welfare And Employment

ISBN 9780367212209
Published March 5, 2019 by Routledge
260 Pages

USD $155.00

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Book Description

 This is the first of two volumes on the transformation of China since 1978. The second volume concentrates on the government administration of the reforms which have brought changes in economic organization; it deals with the urban economy. The focus of this volume is on changes in the rural economy, provision for basic needs such as nutrition and

Table of Contents

Preface -- NEP and Beyond: The Transition to ‘Modernization’ in China (1978-85) -- The People's Livelihood and the Incidence of Poverty -- The New Peasant Economy in China -- China's Food Take-Off? -- The Implications of Contract Agriculture for the Employment and Status of Chinese Peasant Women -- Implementation and Resistance: The Single-Child Family Policy -- China's New Inheritance Law: Some Preliminary Observations -- Urban Employment in Post-Maoist China -- Urban Housing Policy after Mao

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Stephan Feuchtwang Senior lecturer in Sociology and Principal of the China Research Unit at The City University, London; co-editor of The Chinese Economic Reforms (London, 1983). Athar Hussain Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Keele; co-author of Marxism and the Agrarian Question (London, 1981) and co-editor of The Chinese Economic Reforms (London, 1983)