The New Rural Development: Government-led and the Farmers Involved
|Keywords||construction of new countryside guidance of governments participation of peasants|
Construction of New Socialist Countryside is a great historical task in the process of our modernization, an important part of the Overall Construction of a Well-off Society and a Harmonious Socialist Society. In order to realize the goals of civilized development, affluent life, featuring thriving economy, civilized practice, clean and tidy environment, and democratic governance, the state and society must form joint efforts of Construction of New Socialist Countryside from the interaction between the internal and external force, under the guidance of the governments and the participation of the fanners.This paper briefly illustrates the origination, evolution, connotation and patterns of Construction of New Socialist Countryside. On this condition, taking Qinjiang Town as an example, the paper puts its emphasis on what roles the township governments should play and how they realize their value, the patterns, content of the participation of the farmers and how they participate during the construction. Then how the township governments and peasants realize benign interaction is analyzed further.It has been found that governments play leading roles and farmers are the subjects of the construction of new countryside. Only by the benign interaction between the two can the construction break right for its intended purpose. Since the abolishment of the agricultural taxation, the township government functions have been transforming. That is how to provide better public service for grass-roots. For this reason, the guidance of the township governments in the construction of new countryside not only reflects the tendency of the transformation of township government functions, but also means the starting of the transformation of township government roles in the new period.