11 - In Village China Under Socialism and Reform Li...

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In Village China Under Socialism and Reform , Li explains everything about village in China since the Communist Revolution, he tells us how their resistance help to constrain the decisions and choices of the national leaders and what kind of impact national policies they have on the lives of the little people. This book tells us about the economy, political and social cycles of Qin’s village in province over 60 years. As a result, this book challenges conventional nations about the state power, economic development and the state society relations. 1 In this paper I explain about the main point that they had during the Qin village and how they handled the problems. The book explains about the interest to political scientists and economists and talks about how influences and social factors affect the formal institution operate. LI argues this in the most because scholars have misunderstood the impact of formal institution shifts; On the other hand he talks about the changes and continuity between the subsequent reform and the socialist, from 1950s to 1970s in China. I would say that the author talks about the several different arguments. I would say that the most important one would be the power relation, but the others are: predation and development in state and the governance. 2 The important argue in this book was about the main point, the power relations and describes that under the socialist state the villagers were powerless and subservient, but on the other hand he tells us how the state using their modern forms and traditional. In some points the author does 1 . Huaiyin Li . Village China Under Socialism and Reform, A Micro History, 1948-2008 . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006. (1,51) 2 . Huaiyin Li . Village China Under Socialism and Reform, A Micro History, 1948-2008 . Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006. (32) 1
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a great job and encourages the public by using the tools that were uninteresting to villagers for political awareness. On the other hand we could see how he argues about the viewpoints of the state as developmental. Li says that the state extracted from rural areas like Qin village at the same time it modernized the economy rural. For the development part he argues that the economic rural growth in the reform which was less by the emphasized of market incentives than the policy shift serving. He mentioned that this was something from the rural area. 3 This book divides the main points into four different parts, the first part is public resistance around 1950s. In the second part and the third part I will talk about the social, economic and the political relations. In the last part I will explain about the reform era in China. 4
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