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a| Making a difference? : b| social assessment policy and praxis and its emergence in China / c| edited by Susanna Price and Kathryn Robinson.
a| New York ; a| Oxford, [England] : b| berghahn, c| 2015.
a| 1 online resource (315 p.)
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a| computer 2| rdamedia
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a| Asia-Pacific Studies: Past and Present
a| Description based upon print version of record.
a| Contents; Figures and Tables; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction - Making Economic Growth Socially Sustainable?; Part I - Engaged Social Research in Shifting Development Narratives; Introduction to Part I; 1 - Landmarks in Development: The Introduction of Social Analysis; 2 - Social Science and the Mining Sector: Contemporary Roles and Dilemmas for Engagement; 3 - Practising Social Development: Navigating Local Contexts to Benefit Local Communities; 4 - Striving for Good Practice: Unpacking AusAID's Approach to Community Development
a| 5 - Seeds of Life: Social Research for Improved Farmer Yields in Timor-LestePart II - Applying Sociological Knowledge in China; Introduction to Part II; 6 - Social Assessment in China: Progress and Application in Domestic Development Projects; 7 - Turning Risks into Opportunities? Social Assessment as Governmental Techologies; 8 - Participatory Monitoring of Development Projects in China; 9 - How Social Assessment Could Improve Conservation Policy and Projects: Cases from Pastoral Management in China
a| 10 - Improving Social Impact Assessment and Participatory Planning to Identify and Manage Involuntary Resettlement Risks in the People's Republic of China11 - Stakeholder Participation in Rural Land Acquisition in China: A Case Study of the Resettlement Decision-making Process; Conclusion; Contributors; Glossary; Index
a| Social assessment for projects in China is an important emerging field. This collection of essays - from authors whose formative work has influenced the policies that shape practice in development-affected communities - locates recent Chinese experience of the development of social assessment practices (including in displacement and resettlement) in a historical and comparative perspective. Contributors - social scientists employed by international development banks, national government agencies, and sub-contracting groups - examine projects from a practitioner's perspective. Real-life experi
a| Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
a| Description based on print version record.
a| Economic development projects x| Social aspects z| China.
a| Social planning z| China.
a| Needs assessment z| China.
a| Public welfare z| China.
a| China x| Social policy.
a| China x| Economic policy.
a| Electronic books.
a| Price, Susanna c| (Social development specialist), e| editor.
a| Robinson, Kathryn May, d| 1949- e| editor.
a| Asia Pacific studies.