Taxation without Representation in Contemporary Rural China
Normal Price: $64.95
Your Price: $58.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.49! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.92 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Taxation without Representation in Contemporary Rural China by Thomas P. Bernstein
Book DescriptionThe financial burden imposed upon the Chinese farmer by local taxes has become a major source of discontent in the Chinese countryside and a worrisome source of political and social instability for the Chinese government. Bernstein and Lu examine the forms and sources of heavy, informal taxation, and shed light on how peasants defend their interests by adopting strategies of collective resistance (both peaceful and violent). Bernstein and Lu also explain why the central government, while often siding with the peasants, has not been able to solve the burden problem by instituting a sound, reliable financial system in the countryside. While the regime has, to some extent, sought to empower farmers to defend their interests - by informing them about tax rules, expanding the legal system, and instituting village elections, for example, these attempts have not yet generated enough power from 'below' to counter powerful, local official agencies.
Buy Taxation without Representation in Contemporary Rural China book by Thomas P. Bernstein from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521082891
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Thomas P. Bernstein
Taxation without Representation in Contemporary Rural China, Hardback (March 2003)» View all books by Thomas P. Bernstein
This book provides the first, in-depth English study of the tax burden problems farmers face in China.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Taxation without Representation in Contemporary Rural China book by Thomas P. Bernstein and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687