Title

Unevenness in contemporary China : a critical inquiry

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

Telos

Publication Date

Summer 2010

Volume

2010

Issue

151

First Page

57

Last Page

85

Publisher

Telos Press Publishing

Abstract

On March 16, 2007, the Property Law ( 物权法Wuquan fa) was finally passed by the People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) after numerous readings and revisions on large and small scales over the past fourteen years. For the first time in the judicial history of China, a law was passed formally and explicitly legitimizing the ownership of private property. In the past, only public property was legally protected and such public ownership served as a foundational concept of China's socialist polity, but the Property Law claims to offer legal protections to public and private properties…

DOI

10.3817/0610151057

Print ISSN

00906514

E-ISSN

1940459X

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Recommended Citation

Gong, H. (2010). Unevenness in contemporary China: A critical inquiry. Telos, 2010(151), 57-85. doi: 10.3817/0610151057