Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2019

208 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474420112

Bookseller Code (06)

Politics and Policy in China's Social Assistance Reform

Providing for the Poor?

Daniel Hammond

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh East Asian Studies

  • An exploration of dibao - China's minimum income guarantee
  • Addresses a significant gap in current publications on Chinese social policy in the reform era, namely studies of the dibao programme
  • Uses fragmented authoritarianism as the main approach to engage with topic of social assistance in China as well as bigger questions regarding the policy process in China
  • Uses extensive primary Chinese language sources including newspaper reports, government speeches, government reports, government circulars, and interviews with officials and researchers in China.

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