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Social policy and poverty in East Asia : the role of social security

Author: James Midgley; Kwong-Leung Tang
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge research on public and social policy in Asia, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title looks at the role of social policy, particularly social security, in addressing the ongoing challenge of poverty in East Asia despite the region's spectacular experience of economic growth in recent decades.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Midgley; Kwong-Leung Tang
ISBN: 0415434858 0203874099 9780415434850 9780203874097
OCLC Number: 301947866
Description: xiv, 202 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Poverty and social policy responses in east Asia / Kwong-leung Tang and James Midgley --
The role of social security in poverty alleviation : an international review / James Midgley --
The emergence of social assistance in China : challenges and issues / Joe Leung and Yuebin Xu --
Building assets for the poor in Taiwan : policy innovation from income to assets / Li-Chen Cheng --
Korea's national basic livelihood programme and social development / Joon Yong Jo --
Welfare-to-work reform in Hong Kong : overview and prospects / Kwong-leung Tang --
Social assistance programmes in Singapore / Mui-teng Yap --
Rural social protection in China : reform, performance and problems / Yuebin Xu and Xiulan Zhang --
From micro-credit to micro-insurance : creating social security where there is none / Takayoshi Amenomori --
The social investment fund of thailand / Shinichi Shigetomi --
Knowledge of public policy and the perceived positive impact of the welfare benefits system / Chack-kie Wong and Kwong-leung Tang --
Social security, housing policy and asset-building : the relevance of home ownership for elderly income protection in Hong Kong / James Lee.
Series Title: Routledge research on public and social policy in Asia, 3.
Responsibility: edited by James Midgley and Kwong-leung Tang.
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