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  • Transforming the Developmental Welfare State in East Asiaby Dr Huck-ju Kwon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 160.00

    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. Transforming the Developmental Welfare State in East... more...

  • The Welfare State in Koreaby Dr Huck-ju Kwon

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 186.00

    Through the analysis of institutional dynamics Kwon argues that social policy development in Korea is not due to common exogenous factors such as international or union pressure but to the desire of the weakly-legitimated government to have itself legitimized. Such political rationale is deeply embedded in the structure of social policy institutions... more...

  • The East Asian Welfare Modelby Roger Goodman; Huck-Ju Kwon; Gordon White

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 72.95

    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... more...

  • International Encyclopedia of Social Policyby Tony Fitzpatrick; Huck-ju Kwon; Nick Manning; James Midgley; Gillian Pascall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95

    Available in paperback for the first time, this milestone work offers an in-depth treatment of all aspects of the discipline and practice of social policy globally. Supported by a distinguished international advisory board, the editors have compiled almost 900,000 words across 734 entries written by 284 leading specialists to provide authoritative... more...

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