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Political participation in rural China

John P. Burns

Political participation in rural China

by John P. Burns

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- China -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Villages -- China -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Political participation -- China -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn P. Burns.
      ContributionsUniversity of California, Berkeley. Center for Chinese Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS7357.A15 B87 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 283 p. ;
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2383660M
      ISBN 100520060059
      LC Control Number87012463

      This research attempts to understand women and politics in the context of market reforms and democratic elections in a rural Chinese village. More specifically, it examines how marketization, which started in , and democratization, which was initiated in , together have influenced women's participation in local village elections. improving socio-economic conditions and encouraging political participation is a key factor in rural development. It represents the objective expression of the energies of mobilized rural communities in concrete and tangible projects such as roads, clinics, schools, potable water and other communal initiatives that benefit the people.

      The topic of grass-roots participation in China ac-quires added interest in light of the systemic reforms introduced in the post-Mao period. Much of rural China underwent an economic transformation during the s, with attendant changes in the standard of living and the quality of daily life. Rural .   Utilising extensive field research and data collected from surveys across rural China, the book provides an in-depth exploration of how rural governance in China has been transformed following two major tax reforms: the tax-for-fee reform of , and the abolition of Author: An Chen.

        Introduction. Efforts to define “rural society in contemporary China” engage both with broader sociological debates about the persistence of peasant production, kinship institutions, and social organizations in the course of modernization and globalization, and with three recurrent controversies in Chinese Studies. 1 day ago  T his is a remarkable book with a chilling message. The Chinese Communist party, for which dominating rural China in order to encircle its cities and win the civil war is part of its historic.


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Political participation in rural China by John P. Burns Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, based on extensive original research including interview fieldwork in rural areas, examines the nature of political culture and participation in rural China, discussing issues such as the support, or lack of it, for democratic values; levels of political interest; the ways in which Chinese peasants interact with village and local Cited by: 3.

This book, based on extensive original research including interview fieldwork in rural areas, examines the nature of political culture and participation in rural China, discussing issues such as the support, or lack of it, for democratic values; levels of political interest; the ways in which Chinese peasants interact with village and local.

This book, based on extensive original research including interview fieldwork in rural areas, examines the nature of political culture and participation in rural China, discussing issues such as the support, or lack of it, for democratic values; levels of political interest; the ways in which Chinese peasants interact with village and local Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Get this from a library. Political participation in rural China. [John P Burns; University of California, Berkeley. Center for Chinese Studies.]. 8 Conclusion Political culture involves fundamentally popular values and beliefs over political objects in a given community.

Political scientists have more or less agreed on what political culture constitutes or - Selection from Political Culture and Participation in Rural China [Book]. Gender inequality still exists in China.

One of its reasons and manifestations is the low political participation of rural women. The data analysis of questionnaires reveals that current political participation of rural women is characterized by low number, lack of motivation and organization, and self-interest driven participation.

Despite China’s rapid urbanisation and industrialisation, most Chinese still live in the vast countryside or have rural household registration. Although there was significant economic improvement in rural areas in the s, the rural economy has been stagnating or deteriorating since then, and the book argues that the rural-urban income gap is giving rise to the potential for political.

What changes, then, have taken place in the socio-economic structure of rural China’s grassroots units. What are the structures and functions of political organizations at the basic level in the countryside.

What is the situation of peasants’ political participation at the basic level. Why Low Political Participation of Rural Women in China: An Interpretation from Neo-Institutionalism Perspective Cui Huang Department of Public Administration, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China Abstract Gender inequality still exists in China.

One of its reasons and manifestations is the low political participation of rural women. Winner of the Dogan Award from the Society of Comparative Research for the best book published in the field of comparative research.

"Solidary Groups, Informal Accountability, and Local Public Goods Provision in Rural China," American Political Science Review, vol, no.2. The topic of grass-roots participation in China has acquired special interest in light of the local economic and political reforms introduced in the post-Mao period.

This paper explores some major modes of participation, issues motivating participation, and the determinants of participation. Wang, Zhengxu, & Dai, Weina. Women’s participation in rural China’s self-governance: Institutional, socioeconomic, and cultural factors in a Jiangsu county.

The University of Nottingham China Policy Institute Discussion Paper, 69, 1– Google Scholar. Political Participation in Rural China 作者: John P. Burns 出版社: University of California Press 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: International in scholarship, The China Quarterly provides readers with historical perspectives, in-depth analyses, and a deeper understanding of China and Chinese culture.

In addition to major articles and research reports, each issue contains a comprehensive Book Review section. Women, Gender and Rural Development in China Tamara Jacka and Sally Sargeson (eds.) Book Review Over the last three decades China has experienced phenomenal growth rates, rapid industrialisation, and fundamental transformation of its socio-economic fabric.

Its soaring economic power has been matched by a spectacular decline in the number of people living below the international. Women gain political representation and leadership in rural China Working at the grassroots level, a programme in the world’s most populous country successfully trained young women to run in local elections, and dismantled negative perceptions and discriminatory rules that hindered women’s political participation.

Example: Illegal political participation includes political assassination, terrorism, and sabotaging an opponent’s campaign through theft or vandalism. The Watergate Scandal The Watergate scandal, which brought down the presidency of Richard M. Nixon ininvolved illegal political participation.

Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: NIAS Press Get Books The ability of a small elite of highly educated, upper-class Asian women to obtain the highest political positions in their country is unmatched elsewhere in the world and deserves study.

Although there was significant economic improvement in rural areas in the s, the rural economy has been stagnating or deteriorating since then, and the book argues that the rural-urban income gap is giving rise to the potential for political instability throughout China.

This book, based on extensive original research including interview. Chapter 1 Africa's rural youth in the global context Chapter 2 Can migration be a conduit for transformative youth employment.

Chapter 3 Policies for youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter 4 Troublemakers, bystanders, and pathbreakers: The political participation of African youth. Rural women leading in Timor-Leste. In Timor-Leste, UN Women is supporting women's political participation through a collection of programmes aimed at building the capacity of women to play effective roles as political actors and to improve the gender-responsiveness of governance structures.Beijing has introduced some measures to encourage greater political participation among women.

With assistance from the United Nations, the All-China Women’s Federation supported training programs on leadership and political participation for rural women from to the barriers to women's political participation are removed.

Many develo ping countries in the world have ensured quota atnational or sub-national level so that gender can be ensured.