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Bibliography on Contemporary China Studies: Natural Resources

30 References, July 3, 2006

Natural Resources - Arable Land

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Arora, Ashish (2005): From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel. Oxford, New York (Oxford University Press)

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (2003): Asia-Pacific responses to U.S. security policies. Honolulu, Hawaii

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (2003): Asia's China debate. Honolulu, Hawaii

Congressional-Executive Commission on China (2004): Annual Report 2004. One hundred eighth Congress, second session, October 5, 2004. Washington, DC (

Downs, Erica Strecker / Saunders, Phillip C. (1998): Legitimacy and the limits of nationalism: China and the Diaoyu islands. In: International Security, Vol. 23, No. 3, 114-146 (Published by The MIT Press for the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University)

Duncan, Jennifer / Li, Ping (2001): Women and land tenure in China: A study of women's land rights in Dongfang County, Hainan Province. Seattle, WA (Rural Development Institute, RDI Reports on Foreign Aid and Development, No. 110)

Filson, Glen C. (2001): Agroforestry extension and the western China development strategy. Future Directions in Rural Extensions. Ontario (Rural Extension Studies, University of Guelph)

Guo, Xiaolin (2001): Land expropriation and rural conflicts in China. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 166, 422-439

Hale, David / Hale, Lyric Hughes (2003): China takes off. In: Foreign Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 6, 36-53

Hayden, Thomas (2003): Beijing's heavenly debut. In: U.S. News & World Report, September 1, p. 37

Heilig, Gerhard K. (2002): China's changing land: Population, food demand, and land use in China. In: Josť A. de Cruz (Ed.): Geography: A World Geography Regional Reader. Boston (Pearson Custom Publishing)

Heilig, Gerhard K. (1997): Anthropogenic factors in land-use change in China. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 23, No. 1, 139-168

Ho, Peter (2001): Who owns China's land? Policies, property rights and deliberate institutional ambiguity. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 166, 394-421

Ho, Samuel P. S. / Lin, George C. S. (2004): Non-agricultural land use in post-reform China. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 179, 758-781

Hook, Brian / Twitchett, Denis (Eds.) (1991): The Cambridge encyclopedia of China. 2nd Edition. Cambridge, New York, Port Chester, Melbourne, Sydney (Cambridge University Press)

Keyes, Charles (2002): Presidential address: The peoples of Asia - Science and politics in the classification of ethnic groups in Thailand, China, and Vietnam. In: The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 61, No. 4, 1163-1203

Laflen, J. M. / Tian, J. L. / Huang, C. H. (Eds.) (2000): Soil erosion and dryland farming. Boca Raton, FL (CRC Press)

Li, Hongbin / Rozelle, Scott (2003): Privatizing rural China: Privatization, innovative contracts, and the performance of township enterprises. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 176, 981-1005

Li, Ping, J.D. (2003): Rural land tenure reforms in China: Issues, regulations and prospects for additional reform. Land Reform, 2003/3, Special Edition (Rural Development Institute, Seattle, Washington, USA)

Li, Xiubin / Wang, Xiuhong (2003): Changes in agricultural land use in China: 1981-2000. In: Asian Geographer, Vol. 22, No. 1-2, 27-42

Liu, G. B. (1999): Soil conservation and sustainable agriculture on the Loess Plateau: Challenges and prospects. In: Ambio, Vol. 28, 663-668

Lohmar, Bryan / Somwaru, Agapi (2002): Does China's land-tenure system discourage structural adjustments? In: Gale, Fred / Lin, William / Lohmar, Bryan / Tuan, Francis (2002): China's food and agriculture: Issues for the 21st century. US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, AIB-775

Lohmar, Bryan / Somwaru, Agapi / Wiebe, Keith (2002): The Ongoing Reform of Land Tenure Policies in China. Washington, D.C. (U.S. Department of Agriculture, World Agriculture and Trade, Agricultural Outlook, September 2002)

Prosterman, Roy / Schwarzwalder, Brian / Ye, Jianping (2000): Implementation of 30-Year Land Use Rights for Farmers Under China's 1998 Land Management Law: An Analysis and Recommendations Based on a 17-Province Survey. RDI Reports on Foreign Aid and Development, No. 105 (Rural Development Institute)

Rozelle, Scott / Huang, Jikun / Husain, Syed Arif / Zazueta, Aaron (2000): China. From Afforestation to Poverty Alleviation and Natural Forest Management. Evaluation Country Case Study Series. Washington, DC. (The World Bank Operations Evaluation Department)

Sachs, Jeffrey D. (2005): The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. (The Penguin Press)

Shangguan, Z. P. / Lei, T. W. / Shao, M. A. / Jia, Z. K. (2001): Water management and grain production in dryland farming areas in China. In: International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, Vol. 8, 41-45

Shangguan, Z. P. / Shao, M. A. / Lei, T. W. / Fan, T. L. (2002): Runoff water management technologies for dryland agriculture on the Loess Plateau of China. In: International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, Vol. 9, 341-350

Zhang, Qian Forrest / Ma, Qingguo / Xu, Xu (2004): Development of land rental markets in rural Zhejiang: Growth of off-farm jobs and institution building. In: The China Quarterly, Vol. 180, 1031-1049

Zhao, Jingzhu / Wu, Gang / Zhao, Yingmin / Shao, Guofan / Kong, Hongmei / Lu, Qi (2002): Strategies to combat desertification for the twenty-first century in China. In: International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, Vol. 9, 292-297

Zhen, Tong (2004): Das Bodenrecht der VR China. Hamburg (Verlag Dr. Kovac, Studien zum Zivilrecht, Bd. 12)

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