Mathematical governance in the rural targeted poverty alleviation
【Abstract】Mathematical governance in the rural areas is a typical application of technological governance in rural poverty alleviation and development in China. The information competency of the state can be well improved by the localization, systematization and localization of the statistics. Based on the extensive fieldwork, the author finds out that due to the long multilevel contracting production of the mathematical techniques, where the logic and motivations of the agents’ behaviors differ from each other, the reliability of statistics cannot be guaranteed. More importantly, the statistics are the outcome of the state information penetration and administrative intervention, rather than growing from the activities of the grassroots. Thus it is isolated from the local governance process and rural social life.
【Keywords】 targeted poverty alleviation; mathematical management; technical governance; mathematical governance in rural areas; mathematical isolation;
(Translated by LINmanzhen)
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