Sun Yat-sen's Early Land Policy The Origin and Meaning of “Equalization of Land Rights”

  title={Sun Yat-sen's Early Land Policy The Origin and Meaning of “Equalization of Land Rights”},
  author={Harold Z. Schiffrin},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  pages={549 - 564}
Aside from its current significance, the recent report from Taiwan announcing the inauguration of a new urban land tax grogram based upon the teachings of Sun Yat-sen serves to reawaken interest in one of his most controversial doctrines—the min sheng principle. The use of Sun's pʻing-chün ti-chʻüan—“equalization of land rights”—as a specifically urban taxation device raises a question concerning the original scope and purpose of this major aspect of the min sheng program. Taken by itself… 

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