The Chinese Mode of Supporting Social Organizations: A New Framework
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2019, Pages: 58-66
Received: May 11, 2019; Accepted: May 31, 2019; Published: Jun. 13, 2019
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Hao Shi, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China; Center of Social Welfare and Governance, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
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As an important part of the ecological chains of social organizations, the supporting social organizations is committed to provide all-round support for service-oriented social organizations including capabilities, funding, and strategic guidance. Under the historical and political influence, the Chinese supporting social organizations are not only effective in helping and supportive, but also in accepting the transfer of government functions and meeting the needs of social governance. In view of the complexity and diversity of the current development environment, the initiator and sources of funds as two dimensions basically determine the genes and the future development direction of one supporting social organization. On this basis, four development modes, including the acting government mode, the governmental and social binding mode, the social multivariate mode and the consortium dominant mode, are summarized in this paper and each mode is illustrated respectively by one case selected. In addition, an analytical framework for the supporting social organizations with Chinese characteristics is constructed, and the relevant policy recommendations are also put forward in this paper.
Supporting Social Organizations, Classification Framework, Initiator, Sources of Funds
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Hao Shi, The Chinese Mode of Supporting Social Organizations: A New Framework, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2019, pp. 58-66. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20190702.12
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