Title:   Rural Development in China

Speaker:   Kristen Looney


  1. The "campaign" mode of organization/mobilization
  2. The "Ganzhou Model"


  1. Rural Development in China
  2. "Understanding China": Forum on Rural Areas and Peasants (28 May 2013)
  3. "Understanding China": Change in Peasant China (09 June 2013)


  1. Albert Nyberg and Scott Rozelle. Accelerating China's Rural Transformation (World Bank, 1999)


  1. To understand the pressures faced by rural farmers in the early 21st century.
  2. To assess the success of the PRC in meeting both its stated development goals and the aspirations of the rural population.