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

Discipline

Agribusiness | Asian Studies | Political Economy | Rural Sociology

Research Areas

Political Science; Sociology

Publication

China Journal

Volume

60

First Page

25

Last Page

47

ISSN

1324-9347

Identifier

10.1086/tcj.60.20647987

Publisher

University of Chicago

Creative Commons License

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.

Additional URL

http://www.jstor.org/stable/20647987

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