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Welfare Reform in East Asia

Welfare Reform in East Asia

Towards Workfare

Welfare Reform in East Asia( )
Editor: Kwan Chan, Chak
Ngok, Kinglun
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $52.95
Book Description:

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 provide support, the workfare approach is also being adopted in many Asian countries. This is...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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