The Rise of the Community in Rural China: Village Politics, Cultural Identity and Religious Revival in a Hui Hamlet

@article{Hillman2004TheRO,
  title={The Rise of the Community in Rural China: Village Politics, Cultural Identity and Religious Revival in a Hui Hamlet},
  author={Ben Hillman},
  journal={The China Journal},
  year={2004},
  pages={53 - 73}
}
  • Ben Hillman
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Political Science
  • The China Journal
The rise of "localism" has been a defining feature of the post-socialist state. Whether from regime collapse or through the introduction of reforms, as the tentacles of the post-socialist states retreated from intimate involvement in daily socio-economic life, the way has been opened for new groups at the local level to assert ownership and control of material resources and social capital. In some parts of the former USSR, the rise of the local led to violent upheavals. While China was mostly… 
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