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This book examines the impact of changing state-society relations that shape contemporary conflicts over Chinese social service provision and looks at how the ongoing negotiation of political space between the state and society impacted the quality and na
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State-Society Negotiations in China

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Overview

This book examines the impact of changing state-society relations that shape contemporary conflicts over Chinese social service provision and looks at how the ongoing negotiation of political space between the state and society impacted the quality and na
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203931196
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 678 KB

Meet the Author

Jonathan Schwartz is Associate Professor of Political Science at SUNY New Paltz. His research focuses on factors influencing policy implementation.

Shawn Shieh is Associate Professor of Political Science at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. He is engaged in two projects in China, one on corruption and the other on NGOs.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction 1. State and Society Responses to China’s Social Welfare Needs: An Introduction to the Debate Shawn Shieh and Jonathan Schwartz 2. Beyond Corporatism and Civil Society: Three Modes of State - NGO Interaction in China Shawn Shieh Part II: Social Welfare Responses in Noncrisis Situations 3. The Role of the State and NGOs in Caring for At - Risk Children: The Case of Orphan care Catherine H. Keyser 4. Navigating a Space for Labor Activism: Labor NGOs in the Pearl River Delta of South China Hong Zhang and Marsha Smith 5. Green Activism?: Reassessing the Role of Environmental NGOs in China Timothy Hildebrandt and Jennifer L. Turner Part III: Social Welfare Responses in Crisis Situations 6. The Institutionalization of Buddhist Philanthropy in China André Laliberté 7. The Impact of Crises on Social Service Provision in China: The State and Society Respond to SARS Jonathan Schwartz 8. The Role of NGOs in China's AIDS Crisis: Challenges and Possibilities Joan Kaufman Part IV: Conclusion 9. Serving the People? The Changing Roles of the State and Social Organizations in Social Service Provision Jonathan Schwartz and Shawn Shieh
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