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Invisible and heavy shackles
8 Mai 2010

This article in the Economist gives you a very good overview of the context of my Phd thesis. I focus on changing patterns of land usage and the commodification of land in rural China.

…Li Longhui, Shuangxi’s party chief, wants to go further. By persuading the farmers to move from their freestanding homes into new three-storey apartment blocks, the village has recovered 33 hectares of land (10% of its total area)…