Asian Social Policy Products

  • Managing Social Change and Social Policy in Greater China

    Welfare Regimes in Transition

    Edited by Ka-Ho Mok, Maggie K. W. Lau

    East Asia is at the heart of the global economic transformation, and the countries of the region are witnessing rapidly changing labour markets, alongside the pressure to cut production costs and lower taxes in order to become successful ‘competition states’. These changes have resulted in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • Climate Change Governance in Chinese Cities

    By Qianqing Mai, Maria Francesch-Huidobro

    In the last thirty years, China has experienced rapid economic development and urbanisation which has resulted in high levels of environmental degradation and has put considerable pressure on the country’s infrastructure and natural resources. As China commits to considerably lower the carbon…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia

    International Influences, Local Transformations

    Edited by Liping Bu, Ka-che Yip

    This book, based on extensive original research, considers the transformation of public health systems in major East, South and Southeast Asian countries in the period following the Second World War. It examines how public health concepts, policies, institutions and practices were improved, shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Control and Deviance

    A South Asian Community in Scotland

    By Ali Wardak

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book provides an empirical account of social control and deviance in a South Asian community in Scotland. Focusing on Edinburgh’s Pakistani community, the book examines the social order of this particular community and the ways it is maintained. It…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Policy Reform in China

    Views from Home and Abroad

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2003.The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a timely example of social policy reform in a socialist market economy. This important and topical edited collection brings together leading Chinese and Western experts to introduce and integrate policy issues of the PRC…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • People's Republic of China, Volumes I and II

    I: Natural Resources, Population and Social Life; II: Policies and Implications of Structural Reform

    Edited by Frank N. Pieke

    This title was first published in 2002. This two volume set collects in a conveniently accessible form the most influential articles by leading authorities in the study of China. It provides an international reference work, combined with an authoritative introduction by the editor.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Globalizing Chinese Migration

    Trends in Europe and Asia

    By Pál Nyíri, Igor Saveliev

    This title was first published in 2003. Globalizing Chinese Migration is the first volume to deal comprehensively with the most recent wave of the migration from the People's Republic of China to Europe and Asia. By analyzing the Chinese state’s role in this migration, the authors dismiss as…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Suicidal Behaviour, Bereavement and Death Education in Chinese Adolescents

    Hong Kong Studies

    By John W.L. Tse, Christopher Bagley

    This title was first published in 2002: Why are rates of suicidal behaviour in Chinese adolescents so high? What factors in school, community, family and interpersonal relationships cause this tragedy? Using key new research from leading researchers and social workers with first hand knowledge of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Democratization and Welfare State Development in Taiwan

    By Christian Aspalter

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the bloodless transition from authoritarian state to fully-fledged democracy, Taiwan has undergone a period of dramatic social and political change. In a political culture increasingly dominated by platforms built on social policy issues, this book…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Development in Southeast Asia

    Review and Prospects

    By Kwan Kwok Leung

    Edited by Raymond K.H. Chan

    This title was first published in 2002.The region of Southeast Asia has been one of the focal points for study in academic circles. Most of the studies concentrate on the economic development but social development received relatively lesser attention. The region has undergone a period of rapid…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Teacher Unions, Social Movements and the Politics of Education in Asia

    South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines

    By John P. Synott

    This title was first published in 2003:In the globalizing world, South Korea is widely regarded as a model example of how a school education system can enhance national economic development. Similar claims are made for other Asian NICs such as Taiwan. However, less understood is how the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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