China’s social policy : transformation and challenges

Kinglun NGOK* (Editor), Chak Kwan CHAN (Editor)

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This book critically and comprehensively examines Chinas welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from Chinas inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including social security, health, education, housing, employment, rural areas, migrant workers, children and young people, disabled people, old age pensions and non-governmental organisations. In particular, it critically analyses the impact of policy changes on the well-being of Chinese people

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxon
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages270
ISBN (Electronic)9781317937005
ISBN (Print)9780415722056
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes


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