Gao Village Rural Life in Modern China

ISBN-10: 0824831926

ISBN-13: 9780824831929

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mobo C. F. Gao

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Publication date: 7/31/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836

Mobo Gao is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Adelaide Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide. He is the author of Gao Village; A Portrait of Rural Life in Modern China (1999) and Mandarin Chinese: An Introduction (2000).

Mapsp. vii
Preface and Acknowledgementsp. xi
The Study of Rural China and the Case of Gao Villagep. 1
The Settingp. 4
Land, Water and Local Politicsp. 11
Population and Politicsp. 25
Living Standardsp. 42
Rural Healthp. 72
Rural Educationp. 92
The Great Leap Forwardp. 122
The Cultural Revolutionp. 142
Reforms since the Late 1970sp. 171
Migrant Workersp. 200
Change and Continuity: Culture and Customsp. 223
Gao Village and the Outside Worldp. 246
Conclusionp. 255
Bibliography of works on rural studies referred to in Chapter 1p. 265
Statistical tablesp. 268
Select glossary of terms used in text; with Chinese charactersp. 277
Indexp. 283
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