Publisher description for Transforming the developmental welfare state in East Asia / edited by Huck-ju Kwon.


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Since the economic crisis of 1997, there 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. This book explains the way in which the shift in economic strategy has influenced social policy reform in East Asia. It also analyzes the political dynamics of social policy in which economic imperatives for social reform were transformed into social policy reform.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
East Asia -- Economic conditions.
East Asia -- Economic policy.
East Asia -- Social policy.