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Social policy reform in China : views from home and abroad

Author: Catherine Jones Finer
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
Series: Social policy in modern Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work brings together Chinese and Western experts to discuss social policy reform in China. It explores the ways in which the PRC has or has not taken "lessons from abroad" in key social policy  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Social policy reform in China.
Aldershot, Hants ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)647512102
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Jones Finer
ISBN: 0754631753 9780754631750
OCLC Number: 49991559
Description: xiii, 252 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Catherine Jones Finer --
PART 1: ON DRAWING LESSONS, IN THE CONTEXT OF CHINA --
When all other conditions are not equal: the context for drawing lessons / Richard Rose --
The context of social policy reform in China: theoretical, comparative and historical perspectives / Sheying Chen --
The policy process in contemporary China: mechanisms of politics and government / Bo Peng --
Paradigm shifts in social welfare policy making in China: struggling between economic efficiency and social equity / Hsiao-hung Nancy Chen --
PART 2: POLICY SECTORS UNDER SCRUTINY --
Policies geared to tackling social inequality and poverty in China / Xinping Guan --
Reflections on inequality and poverty in China / David Piachaud --
Labour market construction and labour mobility in urban China / Fenyu Wang, Yandong Zhao --
The British labour market and labour market policy in comparative perspective / Jochen Clasen --
Pension reform in China / Nelson Chow, Yuebin Xu --
Reforming pensions / Alan Walker --
Financing health care in China's cities: balancing needs and entitlements / Gerald Bloom [and others] --
China's health policy: a comparative footnote / Rudolf Klein --
Progess and problems of urban housing reform / Ya Ping Wang --
Housing in China: a view from the West / John Doling --
Women's rights and protection policy in China: achievements and problems / Peiqun He --
Women's rights and gender issues / Jane Lewis --
Social care and voluntary action in China: the policy of 'societalizing social welfare' and its effects / Tao Chen --
Voluntary action, social care and social work: a UK response / Nicholas Deakin, Ann Davis --
Afterword / Catherine Jones Finer.
Series Title: Social policy in modern Asia.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Jones Finer.

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