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The crisis of welfare in East Asia

The crisis of welfare in East Asia

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public welfare -- East Asia,
  • East Asia -- Social policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by James Lee and Kam-wah Chan.
    ContributionsLee, James, 1950-, Chan, Kam Wah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN720.5 .C75 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18007774M
    ISBN 100739111787
    ISBN 109780739111789
    LC Control Number2007017203

      Chan, C.K. & Kinglun Ngok (Eds). Welfare reform in East Asia: Towards workfare? New York: Routledge, This edited volume by Chak Kwan Chan and Kinglun Ngok is about the adoption of workfare in the wake of the Asian financial crisis in seven East Asian polities, including China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore. This book has ni. This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare.

    Table of Contents. Introduction Managing welfare expectations and social change: policy transfer in Asia Ka Ho Mok and Stefan Kühner cs, power and policy transfer Nick Ellison policy diffusion in South Asia Joachim Betz and Daniel Neff ’s emerging social policy paradigm: productive, protective or what? Critics and experts blamed structural weaknesses and misguided macroeconomic policies as the major causes of the financial crisis. These include financial sector frailties, weakness in the corporate and government sectors, a deteriorating external situation, and contagion. It is argued that neither the structural nor liquidity-panic view accounts for the causes and consequences of the : Yung Chul Park.

      Sweden and its Welfare State in Crisis. by Nima Gholam Ali Pour Janu at am the Middle East and Asia -- with 3 billion people all expecting a better life in Western Europe. This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the Price: $


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The Crisis of Welfare in East Asia adopts a unique and critical perspective on contemporary social welfare policies in East Asia. This edited volume reflects on current welfare theories and challenges the dominant productivist ideology that over-emphasizes the influence of work and family.

The Crisis of Welfare in East Asia adopts a unique and critical perspective on contemporary social welfare policies in East Asia. This edited volume reflects on current welfare theories and challenges the dominant productivist ideology that overemphasizes the influence of work and family.

James Lee and Kam-Wah Chan bring together authors from Format: Paperback. The Crisis of Welfare in East Asia adopts a unique and critical perspective on contemporary social welfare policies in East Asia. This edited volume reflects on current welfare theories and challenges the dominant productivist ideology that overemphasizes the influence of work and family.

The Crisis of Welfare in East Asia adopts a unique and The crisis of welfare in East Asia book perspective on contemporary social welfare policies in East Asia. This edited volume reflects on current welfare theories and challenges the dominant productivist ideology that overemphasizes the influence of work and family.

James Lee and Kam-Wah Chan bring together authors from different social policy domains to provide an. In this book six specialists of six different societies in East Asia (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Singapore and Hong Kong) examine the role of the state in their welfare systems.

His recent research has focused on social cohesion regimes and the changing opportunity structures for young people.

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How Modi's schemes were shaped by examples from East Asia 26 May,AM IST Modi’s governance ideas are deeply influenced by East Asian welfare-growth model and social ethos. Singapore has become a fulcrum for India's economic. The Asian financial crisis was a period of financial crisis that gripped much of East Asia and Southeast Asia beginning in July and raised fears of a worldwide economic meltdown due to financial contagion.

The crisis started in Thailand (known in Thailand as the Tom Yum Goong crisis; Thai: วิกฤตต้มยำกุ้ง) on 2 July, with the financial collapse of the Thai baht. For many politicians and observers in the West, East Asia has provided a broad range of positive images of the state's intervention in society.

Neoliberals grew excited by popular welfare systems that cost little in expenditure and bureaucracy. Social-democrats thought they had found a model for social cohesion and equality. In fact the reality in East Asia is rather different from these 5/5(1).

This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare reform following democratization and globalization.

Social Policy has been a key dimension of dynamic economic growth in East Asia's 'little tigers' and is also a prominent strand of their responses to the financial crisis of the late s.

This systematic comparative analysis of social policy in the region focuses on the key sectors of education. The Political Economy of the Small Welfare State in South Korea; this book deals with social welfare issues and politics during the critical junctures in Korea's history: industrialization in the –70s, the democratization and labor movement in the mids, globalization and the financial crisis in the s, and the wind of free Cited by: 3.

The Welfare System in Southeast Asia: Development and Challenges. The financial crisis that began in signified a drastic change in the policy. and safety nets in East Asia (a. Chapter 5: Welfare–work Link in East Asia after the Economic Crisis: Korea and Japan since the s Chapter 6: Social Safety Net for the Working Poor in Japan, Korea and Taiwan Chapter 7: Economic Restructuring and Changing Work/Family Life: The Cases of Japan and ChinaCited by: They advocate for the profession to mature and participate in government decisions instead of struggling “with a social welfare system that uses temporary, short-term crisis intervention” (p).

In conclusion, Social Welfare in East Asia and the Pacific is both an insightful book and a very useful tool. This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe.

Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare reform following democratization and by: Since the economic crisis ofthere have been significant social policy reforms in East Asia.

Using the concept of the developmental welfare state, this book seeks to answer whether the welfare reforms in East Asia have extended social rights while maintaining its developmental credentials.

In many Western countries, social welfare payments are increasingly being made conditional on recipients doing voluntary work or attending job training courses, a system known as "welfare-to-work" or "workfare". Although social welfare in Asia is very different to the West, with much smaller social welfare budgets, a strong self-reliance and a much higher dependency on family networks to.

Introduction: towards a political economy of social policy -- The historical origins of welfare systems, -- Social policy in Latin America, East Asia and Eastern Europe, an overview -- The expansion of welfare commitments in Latin America, -- The evolution of social contracts in East Asia, -- Building the socialist welfare state: the expansion of welfare Cited by: Downloadable.

This research project examines how and to what extent the Asian financial crisis influenced the development of Korean welfare state system. Korea's success in overcoming the Asian financial crisis shows that Korea perceived and reconstructed structural problems very quickly.

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Trading on US stock.The crisis of welfare in East Asia. By J Lee and KW Chan. Abstract. Department of Applied Social Sciences > Academic research: refereed > Edited book (editor Topics: East Asia -- Social policy, Public welfare -- East Asia.

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