The Growth Of Civil Society In China: Complexity And Contradiction
Fri, April 1, 2011; 09:00 - 10:30
The world’s largest nation with the second largest economy suffers from social issues confronting many developing nations. While NGOs have had difficulty gaining traction, a growing social consciousness and social sector is emerging with the rise of a new middle class. The Chinese government is starting to see a greater role for citizen participation in addressing social issues. This session provides historical perspectives and explores the challenges and opportunities for social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and other investors in this region.
Written by Jenny Bowen:
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