An Emerging Civil Society: The Impact of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake on Grassroots Civic Associations in China
Drawing on survey data and interviews with NGOs involved with the Sichuan earthquake response and reconstruction, this article argues that the earthquake provided an important catalyst for a previously quiescent NGO community.
China’s Huiling: Harmonious Cooperation Requires the Rule of Law and A Culture of Acceptance
The following article is by the founder of Huiling, one of China’s oldest NGOs serving the intellectually disabled. Community integration is central to the mission of Huiling schools which seek to help intellectually disabled young adults become part of the community by teaching them social and life skills
The Collective Voice of NGOs Serving Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
This article showcases some important trends in the grassroots NGO sector in China. One is the growth of networks among NGOs serving people with disabilities
Shanghai Qing Cong Quan Children’s Intelligence Training Center: Gaining the Community’s Support
This short article provides an interesting glimpse into a grassroots autism NGO and its efforts to build good relationships with the local authorities and community.
Seeking Truth Article: Social Management Cannot Fall Into the Trap of Civil Society
This article expresses a concern among conservatives about putting too much emphasis on social organizations.