The minimum livelihood guarantee (dibao) in the People's Republic of China has been claimed to be the "world's largest cash-based social policy." Examining the making of dibao policy in rural Sichuan, Christof Lammer wonders why researchers and officials justify standardization by citing both "too much" and "not enough" care at the "small" scale of the family and …
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Go and check out three new articles by our group member Jean-Baptiste Pettier published in Comparative Studies in Society and History and Social Analysis! See post for details.
Sarah Hanisch's monograph Searching for Sweetness: Women's mobile lives in China and Lesotho (2022) is out! The book provides a fascinating ethnography, linking rural-to-urban migration in China with Chinese migration to Africa from the perspectives of the women involved.
In July 2021, Jelena Große-Bley spoke to Lena Kaufmann about her new book, Rural-Urban Migration and Agro-Technological Change in Post-Reform China (Amsterdam University Press, 2021, available open access).