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This study sets out against the broad social and political economic context of China's market transition, from a state- to a market-oriented economy, to examine critically how the contracting out of social services was introduced and how far such a social governance reform measure has affected state-NGO relationships in the country. Based on fieldwork and interviews with social welfare experts, NGO managers, officials and social workers, this study contributes to an improved understanding of social governance reforms in China through government procurement of social services. Reflecting on transnational policy learning, this study provides new perspectives for understanding changing state-NGO relationships against the broad context of market transition in China.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Development Policy|
|Editors||Habib ZAFARULLAH, Ahmed Shafiqul HUGUE|
|Publisher||Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.|
|Number of pages||13|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2021|
|Name||Elgar Handbooks in Development series|
Bibliographical noteThe author wishes to express his gratitude to the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong for granting support to the research team to conduct the current research project. This chapter is based on the research findings of the project GEF LU 13673016. The author would like to thank the interviewees in China for sharing their experiences and observations related to the research project.
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A Study of Contracting Out Social Services and Changing Welfare Governance in China (政府購買服務與轉變中的中國福利治理研究)
1/01/17 → 30/06/19
Project: Grant Research