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Social policy and change in East Asia

Author: James Lee; James Midgley; Yapeng Zhu
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Social Policy and Change in East Asia examines the current state of social policy and social development in East Asia and argues that these two domains should be integrated in order to improve social welfare. This book distinguishes itself by avoiding a Eurocentric approach to social policy analysis, focusing instead on the relationship between institution and development.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Social policy and change in East Asia.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
xii, 205 pages
(DLC) 2013035476
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Lee; James Midgley; Yapeng Zhu
ISBN: 9780739174579 0739174576 1306219086 9781306219082
OCLC Number: 915122040
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Figures; Tables; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Introduction: Change and Social Policy in East Asia; Chapter 2. Economic Turbulence and Social Welfare: Social Policy and Social Development Perspectives; Chapter 3. Gender, Social Security, and Citizenship: Experiences in Four East Asian Cities; Chapter 4. Risk Governance in Financial Tsunami in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan; Chapter 5. Financial Crisis and Institutional Response in the Reconstruction of China's Social Welfare System; Chapter 6. Toward Integrated Healthcare for Migrants in Mainland China. Chapter 7. Economic Crisis and Housing Policy Development in ChinaChapter 8. Maintaining Power or Maintaining the Law: How Corporate Social Responsibility with Chinese Characteristics Challenges Traditional Western Models; Chapter 9. The Legitimacy Crisis of the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme in Hong Kong; Chapter 10. Housing Policy and Asset Building: Exploring the Role of Home Ownership in East Asian Social Policy; Index; About the Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by James Lee, James Midgley, and Yapeng Zhu.

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