PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 1999, Vol. 18 ›› Issue (3): 222-229.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.1999.03.005

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A Research on Development of Township and Changes of Modern Rural Community of Southern Jiangsu Province

FENG Jian, ZHANG Xiao lin   

  1. College of Geographic Science, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210097
  • Received:1999-05-01 Revised:1999-07-01 Online:1999-08-25 Published:1999-08-25

Abstract: Rural community refers to a certain rural region which has steady and integrated structure, function, characteristics of dynamic evolution and some sense perception of social identification. A rural community is a basic component unit and spatial miniature of rural society. Research on rural community contributes to insight into organizational structure, spatial characteristics and mechanism of its changes. The history and characteristics of development of Southern Jingsu’s modern township are reviewed first. Then, the influence of development of modern township on the changes of Southern Jiangsu’s rural community is analyzed from five aspects of rural community as follows: idea, economy, culture, settlement and guarantee. In the end, some trends of construction of modern township and development of rural community of Southern Jiangsu Province are proposed.

Key words: Changes of Modern rural Community, Development of Township, Southern Jiangsu Province

CLC Number: 

  • F299.21