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The East Asian welfare model : welfare orientalism and the state

Author: Roger Goodman; Gordon White; Huck-Ju Kwon; Economic and Social Research Council
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1998
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What does the East Asian What does the East Asian welfare model actually offer, and does it really exist? In this study of the subject, the authors explore the experiences of six societies in East Asia and examine the realities behind the political rhetoric. The role of the state within welfare systems is compared via case studies of pensions, health insurance, housing and personal social services.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Goodman; Gordon White; Huck-Ju Kwon; Economic and Social Research Council
ISBN: 0415172101 9780415172103 041517211X 9780415172110
OCLC Number: 463973317
Notes: Published in association with the Economic and Social Research Council
Description: 206 p. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Roger Goodman, Gordon White and Huck-Ju Kwon
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Offers the first broad-ranging study of the development and implementation of various welfare systems in East Asia, unfolding the reality behind the rhetoric in this important area.  Read more...

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"Overall, this is an important addition to the field of comparative social policy. It is the best one on East Asia that is available. The quality of this volume will ensure that it will be an Read more...

 
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