Introduction.- Take Realizing Social Insurance as a Guiding Aim: 1921-1949.- Employment and Social Security under the Planned Economy: 1949-1978.- From "Enterprise Insurance" to Social Insurance.- Socialist Market Economy and Preliminary Establishment of the Social Security System: Development in 1990s.- Towards Social Equity - Reform in 21st Century.- Great Social Transformation.- References.- Index.
Zhou Hong, member of the Academic Divisions of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), serves as Deputy Chair of the Academic Division for International Studies of CASS. She is the Chairwoman of the China Association for European Studies, deputy chair to the China Association for Social Security Studies, and to the China Association for International Relations. In 2012 she became an elected Member of the 12th People's Congress. Her major publications include: On Foreign Aid (2015), Assessing 10 Years of China-EU Strategic Partnership (ed., 2013), China's Foreign Aid:60 Years in Retrospect (ed., 2012), Social Security Systems Worldwide (ed., 2010-2011), Chinese Views of the World (eds., 2009), China-Europe Relations (eds., 2009), EU as a Power (ed., 2008), EU Governance Model (eds., 2008), Donors in China (2007), Whither the Welfare State (2006), and The Process of European Civilization (co-authored, 2004) etc. She has been editing the Annual European Development Report 1996-2013.