Producer Singapore Management University
Speaker Forrest Zhang
Summary In the past two to three decades, amidst a backdrop of changing food demand, sustained transfer of rural labour into urban jobs, and declines in the natural birth rate of the rural population, rural development and politics in China entered a new phase that revolves around what the central government calls ‘agricultural modernisation.’ In this video, Forrest Zhang, Associate Professor of Sociology, examines the rural transition in China, the role of agribusiness in the rise of agrarian capitalism, and its socio-economic implications.
Excerpt “In today’s rural China, the rural community has been transformed beyond recognition”
Publish Date September 2, 2019
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