4 edition of Social policy in China found in the catalog.
Social policy in China
Chak Kwan Chan
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok and David Phillips.|
|Contributions||Ngok, King Lun., Phillips, David, 1949-|
|LC Classifications||HV418 .C413 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 234 p. :|
|Number of Pages||234|
|ISBN 10||1861348819, 1861348800|
|ISBN 10||9781861348814, 9781861348807|
|LC Control Number||2008399552|
Qin Gao is a Professor of Social Policy and Social Work and the founding director of Columbia University’s China Center for Social Policy. She is a faculty affiliate of the Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) and of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, a member of the Faculty Steering Committee for the Columbia Global Centers. Get this from a library! Identifying variations of conservative social policy in North East Asia: the welfare state in Japan, South Korea and Mainland China. [Christian Aspalter; Australian National University. Graduate Program in Public Policy.].
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The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies.
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- Feng Wang, PhD, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine, and Fudan University, China "This book is highly recommended to those who are interested in present-day China, particularly its social policy.
It tells the story of how Dibao was developed in the s as China's market reform left the urban poor : Qin Gao.
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By implementing social policies, governments strive to improve the quality of life for citizens and correct societal maladies. Historically, many governments took it upon themselves to initiate and carry out social policy action plans. Government agencies were tasked. The full title of the paper must be given together with the first and last page numbers.
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It covers the main policy areas from China’s inception of the open door policy in to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including social security, health, education, housing. This comprehensive and astute guide to one of China's key current challenges will be welcomed by students and scholars of social policy, welfare, sociology and political science, and all.
Social Policy With a backlist that includes works from the pioneer of social policy research, Richard Titmuss, Palgrave Macmillan’s social policy list has an enviable history.
The current programme includes series on Work and Welfare in Europe, Palgrave Studies. The book compares the framework and policy content of the social welfare system in China and the United States. The book covers topics such as child welfare and family policy, elderly welfare, non-government organizations, medical health, and issues related disabled population.
Social policy is concerned with the ways societies across the world meet human needs for security, education, work, health and wellbeing. Social policy addresses how states and societies respond to global challenges of social, demographic and economic.
In China, social policy didn’t exist as an independent policy arena in the period of planned economy. The economic reform and openness started in the late s created massive impact on social fabric and the trajectories of social welfare and social protection development.
A timely volume given China’s emerging role in the world economy and current high profile of comparative studies of social welfare Includes a cross-disciplinary roster of expert contributors Discussions of social policy and effects on older people in China allow debates about the impact of health and social welfare on contemporary social life.
Social Issues in China offers a fascinating multilayered study of wide-scale problems and the actors and activists involved in their possible solutions.
Divided equally among gender, labor, ethnicity, and the environment (with some matters compounded by questions of age and geography), chapters illuminate tensions between public policy--some.
An Introduction to Social Policy. explores essential welfare topics, themes and issues for students studying social policy or related disciplines such as sociology, social work, or nursing and social care. - Part One examines key concepts including welfare, social justice, diversity and health and well-being.
- Part Two explores policy issues in relation to key stages of the lifecourse. topics for discussion: the parameters of good social policy, the coverage of social protection, pension policy, and equal treatment for women. These are complemented by a perspective offering a guide to the debate on pension re-form, book notes on several major publications in the field, a review of a set ofFile Size: 63KB.
This book examines welfare regimes in the Greater China region, encompassing mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. In so doing, it explores the ways in which the rapid growth and internationalisation of the economy across Greater China is presenting new social policy challenges that governments, social welfare organizations and agencies.
Wells’s book is an excellent and accessible introduction into global issues of social constructions of childhood and the governance of childhood.
Drawing on the new sociology of childhood, the author takes a historical and comparative approach to childhood through a critical examination of a wide range of policy areas, including family policy. In recent weeks, China has been celebrating the 40th anniversary of the official beginning of its opening up to the outside world, and the initiation of the economic reforms that have created the Author: Bonnie Girard.
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Dramatic socio-economic transformations over the last two decades have brought social policy and social welfare issues to prominence in many East Asian societies. Since the s and in response to national as well as global pressure, there have been subs.
POLITICS AND POLICY IN CHINA'S SOCIAL ASSISTANCE REFORM: providing for the poor. [DANIEL R HAMMOND] This book argues that in order to understand dibao (China's minimum livelihood guarantee) we need to look at how the programme emerged and how it has developed in the years since.
As the first center of its kind founded within a U.S. school of social work, the Columbia China Center is a hub for innovation and action on social welfare in China and beyond. Columbia China Center for Social Policy Hosts Successful Conference on Caring for All.
Conference on Caring for All. His new memoir The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Upis the last book in a China trilogy that spans the past twenty years.
About the Book. Inat the age of twenty-three, Michael Meyer joined the Peace Corps and, after rejecting offers to go to seven other countries, was sent to a tiny town in Sichuan. The book explores in detail the five key policy areas of employment, social security, health, education and housing.
Each is examined using a human well-being framework comprising both quantitative data and eight dimensions: physical and psychological well-being, social integration, fulfillment of caring duties, human learning and development. Policy responses to aging: care services for the elderly in Norway.
China’s elderly care policy and its future trends. Aging Welfare and Social Policy will interest professionals and researchers addressing questions of Chinese and comparative social policy, health psychologists, and sociologists focused on family, youth, and aging.
Buy Understanding Social Policy 8th by Michael Hill, Zoë M. Irving (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). The story of China's spectacular economic growth is well known. Less well known is the country's equally dramatic, though not always equally successful, social policy transition.
Between the mid- s and midsthe focal period for this bookChina's central government went a long way toward consolidating the social policy framework that had gradually emerged in piecemeal fashion. Effective social policy protects individuals and their families and helps them lead a fulfilling life.
The role of the OECD in this area is to identify policies which help individuals and their families and make societies and economies work more effectively. of some social groups decreased in absolute value and the gap between the rich and the poor widened quickly (Lia, ).
Confronted with the new social challenges, the market appears to be unable to offer a satisfactory solution. Contemplation of the social policy reform in China reveals some conflicts. The book aims to reconstruct Chinese social ethics in an innovative philosophical framework, reflecting China’s search for new virtues.
Thornton Center Chinese Thinkers Series CONTENTS. 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 -- since its inception in Dibao serves the dual function of providing a basic safety net for the poor and maintaining social and political stability.
Social Policy is the study of the welfare state, and responses to social need. These pages outline the main issues. China. Education Policy since the Economic Reform: An Overview When the market-oriented economic reform was launched in the late s, Chinese policy-makers formed a vision for the country’s economic development that was different from the Maoist one.
Economic modernization became the paramount policy goal of the government, and theFile Size: KB. Data and research on social and welfare issues including families and children, gender equality, GINI coefficient, well-being, poverty reduction, human capital and inequality., China is currently strengthening its social safety nets and creating a modern welfare state.
A minimum income standard is in place for all residents, and nearly everyone benefits from at least some measure of health. Governance, Domestic Change, and Social Policy in China: Years after the Xinhai Revolution by Jean-Marc Blanchard English | | ISBN:, B01M8OWFZP |.
2. A McKinsey survey on Chinese consumers, China’s social-media boom (available on the McKinsey Greater China Web site), also finds that 91 percent of Internet users in Tier 1 to Tier 3 cities use social media. Tier 1 cities include Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Shenzhen.
Tier 2 comprises about 40 cities, Tier 3 about The tiers are.Economic Reform and Growth in China Gregory C. Chow Department of Economics, Princeton University, USA E-mail: [email protected] This paper surveys (1)the reasons for economic reform in China to be intro-duced in(2)the major components of economic reform, (3) the character.The book makes accessible a mountain of evidence and is essential reading for anyone interested in social policy in Hong Kong and China., In this very well-written and richly detailed analysis, Chan Chak Kwan offers a convincing argument to explain why Hong Kong's social welfare system has remained highly residual as a result of skillful.