Urban Social Assistance in China: Transnational Diffusion and National Interpretation

In 1999 the State Council of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) introduced the Regulation on the Minimum Living Standard Scheme(MLSS, 低保 or dibao) for urban residents in China. Policy learning from different parts of the world significantly shaped the formation and expansion of the MLSS, and Chine...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Tao Liu, Li Sun
Format: Article
Published: SAGE Publishing 2016-01-01
Series:Journal of Current Chinese Affairs
Online Access:https://journals.sub.uni-hamburg.de/giga/jcca/article/view/963