Conceptual Framework and Methodology

  • Mingrui ShenEmail author
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Based on the above review of theoretical and empirical studies, a process-based conceptual framework is proposed here for analyzing the rural governance changes driven by programs. The key concepts articulating with each other in this framework can be categorized into three parts, i.e., theoretical perspective, empirical analysis, and conclusion and discussion.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Architecture and Urban PlanningNanjing UniversityNanjingChina

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