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Readership: Academics, policy makers, government employees, graduate students in public policy, sociology, political science, economics, and social work, upper level undergraduates in those same disciplines-especially those interested in development in China.
Edited by Douglas Besharov, Norman and Florence Brody Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy, USA, and Karen Baehler, Scholar in Residence, School of Public Affairs, American University, USA
Douglas J. Besharov is the Norman and Florence Brody Professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, where he teaches courses on poverty, welfare, children and families, policy analysis, program evaluation, and performance management. He is also a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, where he leads a program in international policy exchanges. In 2008, he was
President of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) and is currently APPAM's International Conference Coordinator.
Karen Baehler is Scholar in Residence at the American University School of Public Affairs and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the Australia New Zealand School of Government. Her research focuses on the theory and practice of policy analysis in social and environmental policy. She holds a Ph.D. in Policy Sciences from the University of Maryland.
"The volume is a valuable and engaging contribution to our understanding of the social policy implications of China's transtion ... It would be of interest to both specialists and those with a general interest in China." - Danial R. Hammond, Journal of Social Policy
Chapter 1. Introduction: Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition
Karen Baehler and Douglas J. Besharov
Chapter 2. Welfare Regimes in the Wake of State Socialism: China and Vietnam
Chapter 3. Social Benefits and Income Inequality in Post-Socialist China and Vietnam
Qin Gao, Martin Evans, and Irwin Garfinkel
Chapter 4. Social Security Policy in the Context of Evolving Employment Policy
Chapter 5. Urban Social Insurance Provision: Regional and Workplace Variations
Juan Chen and Mary Gallagher
Chapter 6. Health and Rural Cooperative Medical Insurance
Song Gao and Xiangyi Meng
Chapter 7. The Quest for Welfare Spending Equalization: A Fiscal Federalism Perspective
Chapter 8. Financing Migrant Child Education
Chapter 9. Labor Migration, Citizenship, and Social Welfare in China and India
Josephine Smart, Reeta Tremblay, and Mostaem Billah
Chapter 10. Ethnic Minorities and Trilingual Education Policies
Bob Adamson, Feng Anwei, Liu Quanguo, and Li Qian,
Chapter 11. Danwei, Family Ties, and Residential Mobility of Urban Elderly in Beijing
Zhilin Liu and Yanwei Chai
Chapter 12. Marriage, Parenthood, and Labor Outcomes for Women and Men
Yuping Zhang and Emily Hannum
Chapter 13. Implications of the College Expansion Policy for Social Stratification
Wei-Jun Jean Yeung
Chapter 14. The Evolving Response to HIV/AIDS
Zunyou Wu, Sheena G. Sullivan, Yu Wang, Mary Jane Rotheram,and Roger Detels