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Author Gao, Qin, 1977- author

Title Welfare, work, and poverty : social assistance in China / Qin Gao
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 157 pages)
Series International Policy Exchange Series
International policy exchange series
Contents Introduction -- Background, inception, and development -- Thresholds, financing, and beneficiaries -- Targeting performance -- Anti-poverty effectiveness -- From welfare to work -- Family expenditures and human capital investment -- Social participation and subjective well-being -- What next? : policy solutions and research directions -- References -- Acknowledgements
Summary Welfare, Work, and Poverty provides the first systematic and comprehensive evaluation of the impacts and effectiveness of China's primary social assistance program -- Minimum Livelihood Guarantee, or Dibao -- the world's largest welfare program. The text offers new empirical evidence and draws policy lessons that are timely and useful for both China and beyond. It is essential reading for those interested in learning about and understanding contemporary China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 29, 2018)
Subject Public welfare -- China
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Public welfare.
Social policy.
China -- Social policy
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016051799
ISBN 0190218142 (electronic book)
019067296X (electronic book)
9780190218140 (electronic book)
9780190672966 (electronic book)