Poverty and Inequality among Chinese Minorities

Poverty and Inequality among Chinese Minorities

by Ajit S. Bhalla, Shufang Qiu


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415555234
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/02/2009
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

A.S. Bhalla is a former Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and former Special Adviser to the President of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada. He is co-author of Poverty and Exclusion in a Global World (1999, 2004; Japanese edition 2005) and The Employment Impact of China’s WTO Accession (2004); and author of Uneven Development in the Third World (1992, 1995).

Shufang Qiu is an Economic and Business Consultant based in Cambridge, UK. He has worked for the Chinese government on economic reforms. His research interests include poverty alleviation, WTO and economic transition in China.

Table of Contents

1. Poverty and Ethnicity 2. Socioeconomic Characteristics of Chinese Minorities 3. Poverty and Inequality among Chinese Minorities 4. Literacy and Basic Education 5. Minorities and Health Status and Services 6. Anti-Poverty Policies and Programmes 7. Anti-Poverty Programmes in Guizhou Province

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