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Social cohesion in greater China : challenges for social policy and governance

Author: Ka-Ho Mok; Yeun-wen Ku
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific, ©2010.
Series: Series on contemporary China, v. 23.
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This book critically examines the issues and challenges of social development faced by societies in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, with particular reference to the major strategies these societies adopt to promote social cohesion and civil harmony in the context of globalization. It focuses on people who have been socially marginalized by the Asian financial crisis in 1997, and examines the measures Greater  Read more...
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Social cohesion in greater China.
Singapore : World Scientific, ©2010
(DLC) 2010353220
(OCoLC)464587028
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ka-Ho Mok; Yeun-wen Ku
ISBN: 9789814291934 9814291935
OCLC Number: 671655685
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 374 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction: the quest for a balanced economic growth and social development- ideas and practices promoting social cohesion in greater China / Ka Ho Mok, Ka Kuen Leung, Yeun Wen Ku --
Social cohesive efforts to meet youth development needs in Tin Shui Wai, Hong Kong / Sandra K.M. Tsang, Yiu Kong Chu --
In search of harmonious society in China: a social policy response / Kinglun Ngok, Yapeng Zhu --
Social cohesion in a divided society: lessons from Taiwan's welfare politics / Yeun Wen Ku --
One country, two cities: a comparison of perceived cohesion in Guangzhou / Simon T.M. Chan, Sammy W.S. Chiu, Marcus Y.L. Chiu --
Governing a global city in the context of political transition / Tai Lok Liu --
Embracing the market: examining the consequences for education, housing, and health in Chinese cities / Ka Ho Mok, Yu Cheung Wong, Richard M. Walker, Xiulan Zhang --
Urban governance from below: a case study of Kaohsiung, Taiwan / Shiuh Shen Chien, Yeiling Wu --
Elderly poverty and old-age pension reform in Hong Kong: issues and prospects / Ernest Chiu, Lisanne Ko --
Is welfare restructuring and economic development in post-19097 Hong Kong in search of a cohesive society? / Maggie Lau, Ka Ho Mok --
Economic development and household economic well-being in urban China / Xiulan Zhang, Terry Lum, Yuebin Xu --
The fragmentation of the old-age security system: the politics of pension reform in Taiwan / Shih Jiunn Shi.
Series Title: Series on contemporary China, v. 23.
Responsibility: editors, Ka Ho Mok, Yuen-Wen Ku.

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