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Title China's changing welfare mix : local perspectives / edited by Beatriz Carrillo, Jane Duckett
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 257 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Routledge studies on China in transition ; 37
Routledge studies on China in transition ; 37
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Glossary of Chinese terms; Map of the provincial-level administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China; 1 China's changing welfare mix: Introducing the local perspective; 2 Central-local relations in social policy and the development of urban and rural social assistance programmes; 3 Dibaohu in distress: The meagre minimum livelihood guarantee system in Wuhan; 4 Local variation in urban social assistance: Community public service agencies in Dalian
Summary The aim of this book is to draw attention to two€neglected areas in the growing body of research on welfare in China: subnational variation and the changing mix of state and non-state provision. The contributors to this volume highlight the local, or sub-national, variation that lies behind broad national policies and programmes that is growing from divergent local government and non-state activities.€This approach is particularly relevant to understanding welfare provision in China because national state programmes are so often organised by local governments in line with the specifi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-248) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Public welfare -- China
Economic policy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Public welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Social policy.
China -- Economic policy
China -- Social policy
Form Electronic book
Author Carrillo, Beatriz
Duckett, Jane, 1964-
ISBN 0203832779