The inherent attribute of China’s social policies and its development

WANG Sibin1

(1.Department of Sociology, Peking University)

【Abstract】The most important variable to measure the development state of social policies is the essential characteristic of social policies, that is, the inherent attribute or sociality. China’s social policy development is relatively slow, the social policies at the beginning of the reform and opening up are in a state of low inherent attribute, and since the beginning of the new century, they have been under development into the middle-levelled inherent attribute, which is manifested in the development of people-oriented and people-centered social policy practice. In the further development of social policy practice in China, social policy research needs to be promoted.

【Keywords】 social policies; inherent attribute; degree of inherent attribute; social policy practice;


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CN: 11-1100/C

Vol 34, No. 04, Pages 10-19+241

July 2019


Article Outline


  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Development track and inherent attribute of China’s social policies
  • 3 Developing social policy research to promote social policy practice
  • 4 Conclusions
  • References