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Author Bernstein, Thomas P.

Title Taxation without representation in contemporary rural China / Thomas P. Bernstein, Xiaobo Lü.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 282 pages) : illustrations.
Series Cambridge modern China series
Cambridge modern China series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-270) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Journals, Newspapers, Translation Services, and Abbreviations; List of Tables and Figures; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Peasants and Taxation in Historical Perspective; 3 Extracting Funds from the Peasants; 4 Institutional Sources of Informal Tax Burdens; 5 Burdens and Resistance: Peasant Collective Action; 6 Containing Burdens: Change and Persistence; 7 Burden Reduction: Village Democratization and Farmer National Interest Representation; 8 Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Provides the first, in-depth English study of the problem of aggressive taxation by local governments in China and explains how this has played a large role in the development gap between urban and rural areas and in the disaffection of a large proportion of the population in rural China.
Subject Taxation -- China.
Tax incidence -- China.
China -- Politics and government.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- Taxation.
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Tax incidence. (OCoLC)fst01143794
Taxation. (OCoLC)fst01143876
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Added Author Lü, Xiaobo, 1959-
Other Form: Print version: Bernstein, Thomas P. Taxation without representation in contemporary rural China. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521813182 (DLC) 2002025679 (OCoLC)49415813
ISBN 9780511064722 (electronic bk.)
0511064721 (electronic bk.)
0511073186 (electronic bk. ;) (Adobe Reader)
9780511073182 (electronic bk. ;) (Adobe Reader)
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