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Manasa Dzirikure and Garth Allen

Yiyang Zhuang

has been a trend since mid-20th century in academic circles as people began to reconsider the long-standing conundrum of social inequality using culture as the medium or even the subject. Methodologically, as the once popular grand theories failed, ethnography provides “a holistic view which is

Childhood Research Beyond Children: Public Engagement and the Rights of the Child

A Book Review of Alan Prout’s The Future of Childhood – Towards the Interdisciplinary Study of Children

Chao Zhang and Jingyi Wang

network, there is no such thing as a center, and there is no opposition between the subject and the object. Each node is a subject, and an actionable actor with equal rights. Although the actor network theory originated in the field of science and technology, the non-binary opposition method which it

Nandakumar Mekoth and Raina Pinto

socially desirable responses, as the purpose of the research is less likely to be known to the subjects. 52 In their book on Research Methodology, the authors mention that an experiment is largely used to infer causality. In an experiment, the researcher deliberately manipulates one or more causal

Weijun Lai and Huafang Ding

. For example, in April 2008, the Ministry of Civil Affairs promulgated the “Regulations on Disaster Relief Donations”, which clearly limited the subjects of disaster fundraising in natural disasters to public fundraising foundations with disaster relief purposes. Then during the Wenchuan Earthquake

Xue Zhang and Tian Gan

-cultural phenomena as an internal variable to reflect a kind of social rational thinking; on the other hand, they should judge whether their own poverty alleviation action is a rational choice from the standpoint of behavioral subject. 11 However, some scholars find that although international non

Chengcheng Song and Xiangcheng Wang

vulnerable with fewer available resource providers and increased long-term uncertainty of resources. Many relevant studies mainly discuss the structure and behavior of nonprofits from the perspective of the sources of funds (government, corporates, foundations and other subjects). 25 Many scholars have

Substantive Legitimacy: Action Strategy of Grassroots Organizations

A Case Study of Bird Protection Union in D City

Yuting Sun

control of social organizations and remains alert to their political inclination; on the whole, the government has less than enough trust in them (Wang Ming, 2014 ). Out of the consideration for social stability maintenance, the social group management is subject to very stringent policy, as reflected in

Research on Fostering Urban Community Organizations

A Case Study of Community Y in Street D, Beijing

Ying Lan

Therefore, to foster the community organizations has become an important subject in the community governance. In this regard, Western countries had relevant practice from an early date. At the end of 20th centuries some developed countries like the US had the community organizations handle almost all tough

Chen Min and Liu Yuanhao

A bibliometric analysis is applied in this research to evaluate the trends of social organization research between 1994 and 2014 in published Chinese literature of all subject categories from China National Knowledge Infrastructure (cnki) database. Document types, publication patterns, subject categories, journal articles, top cited papers, and long-term distribution of keyword networks are thoroughly examined. Bibliographic information is used to summarize the overall research trends, themes, and academic trajectorys of this research area. The study indicates that over the past 20 years, the development of China’s social organization research has four stages. In addition, both theoretical and practical explorations of China’s social organization research are growing progressively with a shift of research focus from Westernization to localization, from civil society to public service, and from small independent researchers to a discourse system of significant scale.