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Handbook of welfare in China

Author: Beatriz Carrillo; Johanna Hood; Paul I Kadetz
Publisher: Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2017.
Series: Handbooks of research on contemporary China.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book offers novel empirical research and includes topics often not discussed in the literature on welfare in China, including: mental health, highly educated rural-to-urban migrants, NGOs as  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beatriz Carrillo; Johanna Hood; Paul I Kadetz
ISBN: 9781783472741 178347274X 9781783472734 1783472731
OCLC Number: 1027995023
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso en línea (464 páginas)).
Contents: Contents:IntroductionBeatriz Carrillo, Johanna Hood and Paul I. Kadetz Part I Welfare in the Chinese context: an historical perspective1. Welfare provision in China from late empire to the People's Republic Thomas David DuBois2. Leprosy welfare: entrenched stigma and policy formation Shao-hua Liu3. Chinese psychiatric welfare in historical perspectiveEmily Baum Part II The welfare system in reform era China4. The politics of welfare policy: towards social citizenship?Tony Saich 5. Health inequalities, medical insurance and medical financial assistanceZhongwei Zhao, Hongbo Jia and Jiaying Zhao 6. Housing welfare policies in urban ChinaBingqin Li 7. The urban minimum livelihood guarantee: social assistance (just) to stave off starvationDorothy J. Solinger8. Geographical stratification and the provision of education in contemporary ChinaYe Liu 9. The social welfare of ethnic minorities: rationale, impact and outcomes Reza Hasmath and Andrew W. MacDonaldPart III Gaps in the welfare system10. Rural-to-urban migrants: access to welfare services and integration into urban lifeJuan Chen 11. Urban welfare and social justice: individual perspectives of highly educated rural-to-urban migrants in the city of GuangzhouKimiko Suda 12. Disability and welfare servicesKaren R. Fisher, Xiaoyuan Shang and Megan Blaxland 13. Gender, welfare and the economy of care in reform era China: How the welfare system shapes women's opportunities and gender equality Sarah Cook and Xiao-Yuan Dong14. Ageing in rural China: State, family and gendered care responsibilitiesJieyu LiuPart IV Engaging non-State welfare providers domestically and abroad15. Chinese NGOs as welfare providers: challenges and constraintsJennifer Y.J. Hsu and Reza Hasmath 16. Entrepreneurs, celebrities and charitable foundations: elite philanthropy in ChinaElaine Jeffreys17. Outsourcing China's welfare: Unpacking the outcomes of 'sustainable' self-development in Sino-African health diplomacy Paul Kadetz and Johanna HoodPart V Future challenges of welfare provision18. Climate, environment and State-society relations in the mobilisation for welfare in ChinaOle Bruun19. The impacts of the universal two-child policy and strategies to face the challenges of population ageing Yi Zeng and Therese Hesketh 20. Stemming the tide of demographic transformation through social inclusion: Can universal pension rights help finance an ageing population? Mark W. Frazier and Yimin Li Index
Series Title: Handbooks of research on contemporary China.
Responsibility: [edited by] Beatriz Carrillo Garcia, Johanna Hood, Paul I. Kadetz.

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