Handbook on East Asian Social Policy

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Misa Izuhara
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2013 - Social Science - 544 pages
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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 subs
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT PATHS
13
1 Pathways of welfare state development in East Asia
15
development of social policy in Japan
41
a comparison between Taiwan and Korea in the colonial era
65
the enduring influence of British colonial social policy in Malaysia and Hong Kong
86
5 Shaping social policy in the reform era in China
105
PART II DEMOGRAPHY ECONOMY AND SOCIAL POLICY
127
12 Social protection governance and the dynamics of inclusion and exclusion in East Asia
245
women between tradition and equality
266
PART IV RESEARCH AND SOCIETY
287
probing the middle class and civic organizations in Chinese societies
289
a case study of Hong Kong and other Chinese societies
309
building a comparative quantitative dataset for East Asian social policies
334
17 Qualitative research on family generations in changing East Asian societies
370
PART V CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL POLICY CHALLENGES IN EAST ASIA
389

social development challenges and social policy responses in Hong Kong and Macau
129
7 Exploring social and generational equity in the context of Chinas socioeconomic and demographic transition
150
8 Transitional generations? The contrasting experiences of the 30somethings in China and Japan
170
9 The shaping of social policies in relation to demographic ageing in East Asia
187
PART III EAST ASIA AND WELFARE REGIME DEBATES
205
10 Developmentalism and productivism in East Asian welfare regimes
207
11 Ethnocentrism the developmental state and East Asian welfare
226
18 Housing policy in East Asia
391
Chinese migrant workers and their challenge to social policy
416
exploring the second safety net proposal in Japan
434
the intranational flow of students in Greater China
452
22 Reexamining familycentred care arrangements in East Asia
472
Index
491
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