Welfare Capitalism in East Asia : Social Policy in the Tiger Economies

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 1990s. This systematic comparative analysis of social policy in the region focuses on the key sectors...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Holliday, Ian (Editor), Wilding, Paul (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2003, 2003
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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 1990s. This systematic comparative analysis of social policy in the region focuses on the key sectors of education, health, housing and social security. It sets these sectoral analyses in wider contexts of debates about developmental states, the East Asian welfare model and globalization
Physical Description:XI, 207 p online resource
ISBN:9780230597563