Urban Poverty and Anti-poverty Policy

  • Hexia Feng
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


The increasingly serious problem of urban poverty is becoming an important social problem affecting stable economic and social development. To solve this problem, since the beginning of the 1990s, the Chinese government has formulated and promulgated a series of urban pro-poor policies and initially established an urban anti-poverty action system. Many of the programs are, of course, still in the early stage of development, and need to be improved in many aspects such as the coverage, sources of funding, the level of institutionalization, coordination between projects and organizational management. The establishment of this system, however, has showed that the anti-poverty action in Chinese cities in recent years has gradually grown into an institutionalized anti-poverty policy system from temporary measures.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hexia Feng
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  1. 1.Peking UniversityBeijingChina

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