Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

10-2013

Abstract

When villagers in Wukan village (乌坎) in Southern China protested against illegal land grabs in September 2011, it highlighted a main source of tension in China: the displacement of rural Chinese by rapid urbanisation, sometimes done illegally. The Seige of Wukan was a case in point, where local Communist Party officials had sold communally held farmland

Keywords

China--Economic developments, Industrial management; Social security; Economic development

Disciplines

Economics | Growth and Development | Industrial Organization

Copyright Owner and Holder

Copyright © Singapore Management University 2013

Licece/Creative Commons Licence

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Subject(s)

Industrialisation -- China, Agriculture -- China.

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