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.
agriculture and state, rural population, China, agrarian capitalism, agribusiness, Chinese farmers
Agribusiness | Asian Studies | Political Economy | Rural Sociology
Political Science; Sociology
University of Chicago
ZHANG, Qian Forrest, & DONALDSON, John Andrew.(2008). The Rise of Agrarian Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics: Agricultural Modernization, Agribusiness and Collective Land Rights. China Journal, 60, 25-47.
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