Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksSign In

Welfare for Autocrats

How Social Assistance in China Cares for its Rulers

Jennifer Pan

What are the costs of the Chinese regime's fixation on quelling dissent in the name of political order, or "stability?" In Welfare for Autocrats, Jennifer Pan shows that China has reshaped its major social assistance program, Dibao, around this preoccupation, turning an effort to alleviate poverty into a tool of surveillance and repression. This di...
Publish Date
2020
May 28
Goodreads rating
4
ISBN
9780190087432
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jul 13, 2020
Ive been reading a lot of China books these days. @LizEconomy The Third Revolution truly stands out. Also learning a lot from @jenjpan 's Welfare for Autocrats.      source