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xxiv, 344 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Preface-- Introduction-- Restructuring Property Rights in China: The chicken of institutions or the egg of reforms?-- Peter Ho"-- Part 1 Institutional Change, Politics and Administration-- 1. Property Rights and Land in Ex-Socialist States: Lessons of transition for China - Daniel W. Bromley - 2. Land Use Rights: Legal perspectives and pitfalls for land reform - Weiguo Wang"-- 3. The Politics of Rural Land Use Planning - Frank N. Pieke"-- Part 2 Land Tenure and Economic Relations 4. Land Tenure in China: Facts, fictions and issues - Scott Rozelle", - Loren Brandt", - Li Guo" and - Jikun Huang"-- 5. Market versus Administrative Reallocation of Land: An econometric analysis - Michael R. Carter" and - Yang Yao"-- 6. Regional Differences in Land Holdings and Land Use: Analyzing the first agricultural census - Roberto Fanfani" and - Cristina Brasili"-- 7. What Drives Land Fragmentation? Theoretical approaches and empirical analysis - Shuhao Tan", - Futian Qu" and - Nico Heerink"-- 8. Collective Landownership and its Role in Rural Industrialization - Xiaolin Pei"-- Part 3 Rethinking Property Rights: Natural resources and gender-- 9. Property Rights Reform in Pastoral Areas: Dilemmas on the road to the household ranch - Tony Banks"-- 10. Collective Forests and Forestland: Physical asset rights versus economic rights - Yaoqi Zhang" and - Shashi Kant"-- 11. Gender, Landlessness and Equity in Rural China Zongmin Li and - John Bruce".
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415362399 20160528
"Developmental Dilemmas "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: the People's Republic of China. The book demonstrates that private property protected by law, the principle of 'getting-the-prices-right', and the emergence of effectively functioning markets are the outcome of a given society's historical development and institutional fabric. Peter Ho argues that the successful creation of new institutions hinges in part on choice and timing in relation to the particular constellation of societal, economic, political and cultural parameters. Disregarding these could result in rising inequality, bad land stewardship, and the eruption of land-related grievances.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415362399 20160528
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