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Harvard Contemporary China Series 11

Zouping in Transition

The Process of Reform in Rural North China

Edited by Andrew G. Walder

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$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674968561

Publication Date: 07/15/1998


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5, 51 tables

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard Contemporary China Series


  • Preface
  • Zouping in Perspective [Andrew G. Walder]
  • Local Governments as Economic Actors
    • The Evolution of Local State Corporatism [Jean C. Oi]
    • The County Government as an Industrial Corporation [Andrew G. WaIder]
    • Fengjia: A Village in Transition [Huang Shu-min and Stewart Odend’hal]
    • Establishing Markets: The Process of Commercialization in Agriculture [Terry Sicular]
  • Distributional Consequences of Reform
    • Work, Wealth, and Power in Agriculture: Do Political Connections Affect the Returns to Household Labor? [Sarah Cook]
    • Preventive Health Care: Privatization and the Public Good [Gail Henderson and T. Scott Stroup]
    • Making Schools Modern: Paradoxes of Educational Reform [Lynn W. Paine]
  • Notes
  • Contributors
  • Tables
    • Growth and diversification of Zouping’s rural economy, 1976-1993
    • Growth of industry in Zouping, by level of ownership, 1980-1993
    • The shift from agriculture to industry in Zouping, 1980-1993
    • Zouping county fiscal and budgetary trends, 1980-1992
    • Zouping’s rural development compared with national averages,1993
    • A comparison of Zouping with Nanhai County, Guangdong, 1993
    • The shift from public to private industry in Zouping, 1980-1993
    • Commune and brigade industry in Zouping, 1976-1983
    • Zouping township and village enterprise tax exemptions,1980-1989
    • Zouping county industry, output, and number of firms by type, 1988 and 1993
    • Sources of county revenue, 1988 and 1992
    • Zouping County’s top ten revenue-generating enterprises, 1992
    • Population, farmland, and mechanical power in Fengjia,1949-1986
    • Yearly agricultural production in Fengjia, 1949-1986
    • Gross income from village enterprises, 1985 and 1986
    • Increases in per capita and gross domestic production in Fengjia, 1970-1988
    • Basic economic data, Zouping County, 1988-1992
    • Indicators of the level of commercialization in Zouping, 1988-1992
    • Farm household purchases of farm products in Zouping, 1990
    • Farm household sales of farm products in Zouping, 1990
    • Farm household income and its composition in Zouping, 1990
    • Distribution of farm households by share of income from nonagricultural business and wages in Zouping, 1990
    • Trade at periodic markets in Zouping, 1988-1992
    • Composition of social retail sales in Zouping, 1988-1992
    • Zouping County purchases of agricultural products from farmers, 1988 and 1992
    • Procurement of grain by the grain bureau in Zouping, 1978-1993
    • Procurement of wheat and corn by the grain bureau in Zouping, 1985-1993
    • Grain prices in Zouping County, 1980-1993
    • Cotton procurement by the state cotton and hemp company in Zouping, 1978-1993
    • Implicit taxes and subsidies associated with planned procurement of farm products in Zouping, 1990
    • Structure of the labor force in Zouping, 1993
    • Individual and household employment by activity, 1990
    • Composition of household income by per capita income quartile, 1990
    • Quartile share of income by source, 1990
    • Marginal and average products of labor (yuan per day)
    • Average daily earnings from wage employment (yuan)
    • Tests for differences in means of marginal product of labor by household political characteristics
    • Zouping County socioeconomic and health indicators
    • Infectious disease incidence per 10,000 people in Zouping County, 1965-1989
    • Hospital admissions by diagnostic categories, for county-level hospitals, 1986
    • Hospitals in four townships
    • Village-based health resources
    • Promotion rate to junior high school, 1978-1991
    • Number of elementary schools and students in Zouping, 1950-1990
    • Number of secondary schools and students in Zouping, 1978-1990
    • Changes in the structure of Zouping secondary education, 1986-1990
    • Funding for ordinary and central township junior high schools, Sunzhen township, 1985-1990
  • Maps
    • China, with Shandong Province and Zouping County
    • Shandong Province
    • Zouping County
  • Figures
    • Monthly wheat prices, Zouping County, 1990-1991
    • Monthly corn prices, Zouping County, 1990-1991

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