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Handbook on East Asian Social Policy.

Author: Misa Izuhara
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.
Series: Elgar original reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dramatic socio-economic transformations over the last two decades have brought social policy and social welfare issues to prominence in many East Asian societies. Since the 1990s and in response to national as well as global pressure, there have been substantial developments and reforms in social policy in the region but the development paths have been uneven. Until recently, comparative analysis of East Asian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Misa Izuhara
ISBN: 9780857930293 085793029X 1299819613 9781299819610 9780857930286 0857930281
OCLC Number: 857277678
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. I. Shaping welfare states in East Asia : origin and development paths --
pt. II. Demography, economy and social policy --
pt. III. East Asia and welfare regime debates --
pt. IV. Research and society --
pt. V. Contemporary social policy challenges in East Asia.
Series Title: Elgar original reference.

Abstract:

Dramatic socio-economic transformations over the last two decades have brought social policy and social welfare issues to prominence in many East Asian societies. Since the 1990s and in response to national as well as global pressure, there have been substantial developments and reforms in social policy in the region but the development paths have been uneven. Until recently, comparative analysis of East Asian social policy tends to have focused on the established welfare state of Japan and the emerging welfare regimes of four 'Tiger Economies'. Much of the recent debate indeed preceded China'

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