Rural Reform and Development: A Case Study of China's Zhejiang Province

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Since China's reform and opening-up in 1978, Zhejiang province has been one of the country's forerunners in economic, social and political transformation. This book focuses on Zhejiang's rural development and rural governance innovation over the past few decades. The provincial government has formulated favorable policies to facilitate the development of Zhejiang's rural areas since 1978. Zhejiang's farmers, endowed with the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, have created a rural development model with farmers as the center of marketization, industrialization and urbanization. This book provides systematic analysis of the reform and development in Zhejiang's rural area as a case study of China's reform and opening-up. It offers some of the best economic and governance practices developed over the past few decades in China's rural areas. It also provides invaluable insights into the future development of China's rural areas.
Table of Contents
Introduction The "Farmers Miracle" and People- Oriented Development Economics
I. The core concept of development
II. The driving mechanism of development
III. The capital accumulation of development
IV. The path of development
V. The institutional supply of development
VI. The humanistic foundation of development
VII. The universal significance of people-oriented development economics
Chapter I The General Trajectory of Reform and Opening-Up in Rural China
I. The implementation of the household contract responsibility system and the establishment of the rural basic operating system
II. The booming township enterprises and towniets and the promotion of rural industrialization and urbanization
III. The reform of the property fights system of township enterprises and small towns, and full establishment of market economy system in rural areas
IV. The implementation of the balanced urban-rural development strategy and comprehensive promotion of the establishment of a new socialist countryside
Chapter 2 Reform of the Agricultural Management System and Transformation from Traditional Agriculture to Modern Agriculture
I. Reform of the agricultural management system
II. Transformation from traditional agriculture to modem agriculture
III. Changes of agricultural development strategy
Chapter 3 Changes and Development of the Rural Cooperative Economy
I. Changes and development of the rural cooperative economy
II. Reform and development of the rural supply and marketing cooperative economy
III. Reform and development of rural credit cooperatives
IV. The rise and development of rural specialized cooperative economic organizations
Chapter 4 The Development of Township Enterprises and Rural Industrialization
I. The emergence of township enterprises as a new force
II. The continuous growth of household industry and individual business amid controversies
III. The property fights reform of rural collective enterprises
IV. From dispersion to agglomeration——the development of township enterprises
V. The marketing of township enterprises
VI. The soft power of township enterprises
VII. Township enterprises giving back to agriculture, rural areas and farmers (three rural issues)
Chapter 5 Urban Construction and Rural Urbanization
I. The development of small towns built by farmers
II. Central-town-centered mode of development
III. Comprehensive reform of small towns
IV. Small towns as the hub of urban and rural areas
Chapter 6 County-Based Economic Development and Transformation in the Rural Economic Structure
I. Structural reforms in county ownership and development in the non-public sectors of the economy
II. The growth of county-specialized block economy
III. The growth of specialized markets
IV. The growth of farmers' income and its changing sources
V. Reforms in the management structure of county economy
Chapter 7 Transfer of Agricultural Labor Force and Division of Labor Among Farmers
I. The trend of agricultural labor force transfer
II. The main driving force of agricultural labor force transfer
Chapter 8 Village Renovation and Rural Community Transformation
I. Village arrangement, homestead re-arrangement and central village construction
II. The construction of new rural communities
Chapter 9 Social Construction and Public Service Development in Rural Areas
I. Balanced development of urban and rural education
II. Integrated urban and rural public health service
III. The improved rural public cultural service system
IV. The gradual urban-rural integration of the social security system
Chapter 10 Poverty Alleviation in Rural Areas and Accelerated Development in Underdeveloped Regions
I. The development of rural poverty alleviation
II. Changes in rural poverty and the transition of poverty alleviation and development strategy
III. The comprehensive promotion of the development of underdeveloped areas and low-income farmers striving for a prosperous life
Chapter 11 "Yiwu Business Circle" Division of Labor Collaboration Network
I. Establishment of the villager autonomy system and development of grassroots democracy
II. Establishment and improvement of the rural administration instructor system
III. Transition and improvement of the rural governance structure
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