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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2024, 7(6); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2024.070601.

The Framework for Enhancing Grassroots Social Governance through the Five-Society Linkage


Xu Qing

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Xu Qing

School of Public Administration, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China


In the current situation where China is vigorously promoting the shift of the focus of social governance to the grassroots level, the "Five-Society Linkage" is a major initiative for innovative research on grassroots social governance models. It aims to establish a new pattern of grassroots social governance characterized by co-construction, co-governance, and shared benefits, which is also the basic direction for advancing the modernization of the community governance system and governance capacity in China. To better utilize the role of the "Five Societies," the main actors should clarify their positions under the unified leadership of the grassroots Party committee and government, and construct a linkage mechanism and action framework with the community as the platform, social organizations as the carriers, social workers as professional support, community volunteers as auxiliaries, and social public welfare and charity resources as supplements. This will help leverage each entity's strengths to meet the diverse needs of residents, provide better services, build harmonious community order, promote good community relations, and drive community development and overall social "good governance" by forming a community of interests.


Five-Society Linkage, Grassroots Social Governance, Social Work

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Xu Qing. The Framework for Enhancing Grassroots Social Governance through the Five-Society Linkage. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 6: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2024.070601.


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