Thesis / Dissertation

The unique governance structure of Chinese charitable trusts

Hui Jing, Matthew Harding (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

This thesis explores the governance structure of Chinese charitable trusts and their distinctive characteristics. Its central concern is to investigate the legislative changes that legislators have made to the governance framework for charitable trusts and the ways in which legislated governance rules are given effect in practice. The thesis assesses the governance structure of charitable trusts from the perspective of China’s particular political, social and economic conditions. It discovers three aspects that are relevant to understanding the governance of Chinese charitable trusts; law, administrative practice and private action. In contrast to the public law model of public welfare tru..

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