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The Rise of Agrarian Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics: Agricultural Modernization, Agribusiness and Collective Land Rights
China Journal
  • Qian Forrest ZHANG, Singapore Management University
  • John Andrew DONALDSON, Singapore Management University
Publication Type
Journal Article
Publication Date
7-2008
Abstract
The article discusses the agricultural transformation taking place in the rural areas of China. Details about the Chinese laws regarding rural reform and the effect they have had on rural Chinese farmers and families are included. The authors examine the expansion of agrarian capitalism in China and describe the rise of agribusiness in rural Chinese areas. The practices of Chinese agribusinesses and the Chinese land rights laws are explored. The relationships between individual farmers and agribusinesses is also examined.
Keywords
  • agriculture and state,
  • rural population,
  • China,
  • agrarian capitalism,
  • agribusiness,
  • Chinese farmers
Identifier
10.1086/tcj.60.20647987
Publisher
University of Chicago
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0
Additional URL
http://www.jstor.org/stable/20647987
Citation Information
Qian Forrest ZHANG and John Andrew DONALDSON. "The Rise of Agrarian Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics: Agricultural Modernization, Agribusiness and Collective Land Rights" China Journal Vol. 60 (2008) p. 25 - 47 ISSN: 1324-9347
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/john_donaldson/20/