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Marginalization and social welfare in China /
Linda Wong.
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London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
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xv, 245 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0415133122 (alk. paper)
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imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
isbn
0415133122 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
1841854
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-236) and index.
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Providing a systematic analysis, underpinned by empirical research and comparative theory, this text defines and accounts for the contours and operation of China's welfare system.
Main Description
Analyzing the characteristics of Chinese benefit system, Linda Wong attempts to determine the system's shape and scope, finding that most claimants are denied the respect and help that is due to them.
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This book provides a systematic analysis that defines and accounts for the contours and operation of China's welfare system. It is underpinned by recent empirical research and strong comparative theory, and will be welcomed as a significant advance in furthering our understanding of social welfare in China.
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Analyzing the characteristics of Chinese benefit system, Linda Wong determines the system's shape and scope, finding that most claimants are denied the respect and help that is due to them.
Table of Contents
Tables and Figures
Preface
Foreword
Chinese socialism and social welfare
The culture of welfare -the pre-revolutionary legacy
Social welfare in the first three decades
The new welfare challenge
Welfare for veterans and peasants
Urban Welfare and mutual aid
The role of the state
Utilitarian Chinese familism
The collective canopy
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
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