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China: A New Pole for Immigration

Kim-wah Chung, Ji Qi, and Wenruo Hou

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0023
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Since the establishment of New China in 1949, the interplay of historical and political factors have made it an unpopular destination for immigration. Entry was limited to immigrants from a few ... More


Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Douglas Besharov and Karen Baehler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The story of China’s spectacular economic growth is well known. Less well known is the country’s equally dramatic, though not always equally successful, social policy transition. Between the ... More


Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Chak Kwan Chan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book introduces the development of China's welfare polices since its conception of an open-door policy in 1978. Setting out basic concepts and issues, including key terms and the process of ... More


Older Adults in China

Iris Chi

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0089
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of social work in China, presenting both a historical and a political context for the tremendous aging of the world's most populous nation that is simultaneously ... More


Danwei, Family Ties, and Residential Mobility of Urban Elderly in Beijing

Zhilin Liu and Yanwei Chai

in Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Dramatic social and institutional changes in Chinese cities have resulted in large-scale transformations in the housing experiences of the urban elderly population. Whereas the literature stresses ... More


Implications of the College Expansion Policy for Social Stratification

Wei-Jun Jean Yeung

in Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In 1999, China implemented one of the most important educational policies in recent decades–college expansion, allowing more than five times as many youth per year to attend colleges since then. This ... More


The Evolving Response to HIV/AIDS

Zunyou Wu, Sheena G. Sullivan, Yu Wang, Mary Jane Rotheram, and Roger Detels

in Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

China’s response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic evolved from four forces: 1) existing government structures and networks of relationships; 2) increasing scientific information; 3) external influences ... More


Framing health inequalities as targets for social work

Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod, and Lindsey Napier (eds)

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter shows that social work is essentially an interventive discipline and not only pinpoints the adverse impact of social inequalities on health chances and experience, but also how this is ... More


Preventive social work intervention and health promotion

Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod, and Lindsey Napier (eds)

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

One dimension of social work's contribution to tackling health inequalities is to focus on preventive interventions that both build and build on the resources of disadvantaged local communities to ... More


Welfare Regimes in the Wake of State Socialism: China and Vietnam

Jonathan D. London

in Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the evolution of welfare regimes in contemporary China and Vietnam. Specifically, it examines how the degeneration of state-socialist regimes and the evolution of new political ... More


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