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The rural-urban divide economic disparities and interactions in China

Author: John Knight; Lina Song
Publisher: Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Studies on contemporary China (Oxford, England)
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This text describes and explains the large rural-urban divide in economic well-being that exists in China. How did it come about? How is it maintained, in the face of equilibrating market forces? What are the implications for the future of China?
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Knight, John.
Rural-urban divide economic disparities and interactions in China.
Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607354004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Knight; Lina Song
ISBN: 0198293305 9780198293309
OCLC Number: 44026352
Description: xvii, 351 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I Introduction --
Setting the stage --
Part II Rural-urban comparisons of income --
The rural-urban income divide: macroeconomics --
The rural-urban income divide: microeconomics --
Part III Rural-urban comparisons of welfare --
Eduaction --
Health --
Housing --
Part IV The movement of factors --
Rural-urban transfer of capital --
Rural-urban migration of labour: macroeconomics --
Rural-urban migration of labour: microeconomics --
Part V Conclusions --
Precis, policy, and perspective.
Series Title: Studies on contemporary China (Oxford, England)
Responsibility: John Knight and Lina Song.
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invaluable insights into key areas of development The Royal Society for Asian Affairs This study must be the most comprehensive analysis ever written on the sources and scope of China's urban-rural Read more...

 
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