British Journal of Chinese Studies

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Vol 8 No 2 (2018)
Book Reviews

Lawton Robert Burns and Gordon G. Liu (eds.) (2017).: China’s Healthcare System and Reform.

Pia Eskelinen
University of Turku
Published March 15, 2019
How to Cite
Eskelinen, P. (2019). Lawton Robert Burns and Gordon G. Liu (eds.) (2017). British Journal of Chinese Studies, 8(2), 150-153.


Lawton Robert Burns and Gordon G. Liu’s edited book China’s Healthcare System and Reform aims to make sense of one of the biggest healthcare systems in the world. At first glance, the scope of the book’s theme appears alarmingly broad. However, the collection of expert essays constructs a comprehensive analysis of the development of the Chinese healthcare system and its reforms. All contributors are professionals in their own fields, and it is a breath of fresh air to collect their expertise into one comprehensive package.

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