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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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China: Village Democracy & Rural Problems
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Carter Center: China Monitoring Elections; interceding for human rights; educational development; election results
Content-Rich Chinese Peasants: An Investigation (Zhongguo nongmin diaocha) (in Chinese) Chen Guidi & Wu Chuntao's reportage about the sufferings of peasants in Anhui Province, orginially published in Dangdai (2003, issue 6)
Content-Rich Chinese Villager Self-Government (in Chinese) Sponsored by the Carter Center: Latest news; EU-China Training Programme on Village Governance; discussion forums on local government & village officials; Q&A; news clippings since 1994; special topics
A Conversation on Chinese Villages, Peasants & Agriculture (in Chinese) Between He Qinglian & Cheng Xiaonong (July 2001)
Crisis in the Hinterland: Rural Discontent in China Woodrow Wilson Center Asia Special Report by Jean Oi, Xiaobo Lu, Yawei Liu (March 2003; PDF format)
Medical Expenditure and Rural Impoverishment in China Paper by Yuanli Liu et al. (Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Sept. 2003)
Muddling toward Democracy: Political Change in Grassroots China Anne F. Thurston's study of rural elections (U.S. Institute of Peace report, Aug. 1998)
On the Limit to Land Productivity: Towards an Improved Malthusian Theory with Regard to Equal Distribution of Land in China Xiaolin Pei on "why privatization is or is not appropriate for Chinese rural land reform" (Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia in Canberra, 2004; PDF format)
Restive Rural China A Washington Post Online special report
NewRural China Education Foundation (RCEF) (in English & Chinese) Registered non-profit organization in the USA founded by "a group of international young Chinese with a vision for helping rural China"
NewRural Development Institute: China Rural fieldwork & advisory work in China by "a nonprofit organization of attorneys helping the rural poor in developing countries obtain legal rights to land"
NewStudent Volunteers for Rural Support (in Chinese) Network of student societies at Chinese universities, organizing volunteers to engage in educational & cultural work in impoverished rural areas
NewTiananmen Peasant Time Bomb Pepe Escobar on the revolutionary potential of the peasant underclass oppressed by corruption (Asia Times, Jan. 22, 2005)
Content-Rich Villager Self-Government News Network (in Chinese) Leaders' commentaries; laws & policies; news; statistics; views & editorials; bibliography; photos
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