|aChina's disappearing countryside :|btowards sustainable land governance for the poor /|cYongjun Zhao.
|aSurrey, England ;|aBurlington, VT :|bAshgate,|cc2013.
|axi, 161 p. ;|c25 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction : the mystic role of land tenure reform in sustainable rural development -- International context of land tenure reform : theoretical reconstruction -- A brief account of 600 years of China's land struggles before the market reform era -- China's land tenure reform since 1970s : crossing the river by touching the stones? -- Withering household responsibility system and sustainable natural resource management in north China -- Land transfers for scaled development : an economic fix or marginalization of the poor? -- Innovative pro-poor collective land tenure : case study of a village commune in southern China -- Conditions and dynamics of pro-poor land tenure.