The Thought of Ecological Civilization and Flexible Governance of Rural Society in China: A Discussion Centered on Yucun Village in Zhejiang Province


Qianqian Zhou (Beijing Normal University)

Yucun Village in Zhejiang province of china is the birthplace of "the thought of ecological civilization" raised by President Xi , and the place where the concept of "lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets" was developed.  By insisting on ecological protection, Yucun Village has found a way to innovate the flexible governance of rural society by combining self-governance, moral governance and the rule of law under the leadership of the Communist Party, and uses the transformation of rural industries as an opportunity to promote the improvement of the rural environment. Yucun insisting that self-governance is the key and foundation of flexible governance, rule of morality is the core, rule of law is the guarantee. Yucun practiced the idea of "people-centred" development and built a community of rural governance for the new era.

Part of 28-01 Field Studies on Traditions and Politics in Rural China, Tuesday, October 19, 8:45 pm–10:15 pm