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date: 19 August 2019

Property Rights (China)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Jieming ZHUJieming ZHU

After the founding of the People’s Republic of China in1949, land was nationalized and regarded as a means of production, following the doctrine of Marxism. Economic reforms launched in1978have restored land as assets and created urban land leaseholds. Property rights over rural land, however, are more ambiguous, since the land is owned collectively by agricultural communities. ...

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