The Myth of Neighbourhood Mutual Help: The Contemporary Chinese Community-Based Urban Welfare System in Guangzhou
Cecilia Lai-Wan Chan
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press (December 7, 1993)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.7 MB
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This book describes the traditional Chinese neighbourhood structures at different historical periods and discovered that the neighourhood structures were tightly knitted more for the purpose of control than for welfare protection of the people. The transformation into the socialist system has revitalized the neighbourhood network since 1949.