Power, Entitlement and Social Practice
Fitzpatrick, Mari, The China Journal
Power, Entitlement and Social Practice, by Xiyi Huang. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2007. xxviii + 276 pp. US$45.00 (hardcover).
The central theme of Huang's monograph, based on research conducted in North China in the late 90s, is the changing nature of resource distribution, allocation and reallocation enacted at the village level during the period of transition from a centrally planned to a market economy. Resources are the "income, opportunities and assets" (p. 1) that circulate in village society. The dynamic processes of informal micro-level resource movement and the impact of market transition on peasant behaviors and social relationships are areas of enquiry …
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Publication information: Article title: Power, Entitlement and Social Practice. Contributors: Fitzpatrick, Mari - Author. Journal title: The China Journal. Issue: 59 Publication date: January 2008. Page number: 166+. © Australian National University, Contemporary China Centre Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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