Illustration of Four Typical Development Models of Local Urban Social Work in China
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Yongchun Duan, Debo Li
At present, China's social work undertakings are booming, and the pioneering urban regions represented by Shanghai, Shenzhen and other places have carried out various explorations and accumulated certain local experience. Social work has been constantly integrated with “local conditions” from place to place, and gradually formed typical local urban social work development modes with distinct Chinese characteristics and regional characteristics, such as “Shanghai Model”, “Shenzhen Model”, “Guangzhou Model” and “Zhuhai Model”. In this paper, four development models of local urban social work are reviewed more vividly and intuitively by means of frame diagrams, and the characteristics of the four development models of local urban social work are respectively summarized as “Government-Led”, “Market Competition”, “Project Operation” and “Enterprise Participation”. It is pointed out that China’s urban social work is gradually moving forward from the” Exploring Stage “of” Crossing the river by feeling the stones “to the” Progressing Stage “of rapid development.
Local social work, Urban social work, Development model