Asian Social Policy Products

  • Ageing, Long-term Care Insurance and Healthcare Finance in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    This book uses a revised version of Kingdon’s multiple-streams framework to examine health financing reforms in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) as well as long-term care insurance (LTCI) reforms in Japan and Singapore. It shows that the explanatory power of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Gender, 'Race' and Patriarchy

    A Study of South Asian Women, 1st Edition

    By Kalwant Bhopal

    The book offers one of the first detailed studies of South Asian women, it provides new empirical data on the issues apparent in South Asian women's lives by 'giving voice' to a group of women who would otherwise remain silent. It is based upon an ethnographic study of a small South Asian…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Housing Provision and Bottom-up Approaches

    Family Case Studies from Africa, Asia and South America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    First published in 1999, this book consists of in-depth family case studies from Africa, Asia and South America. The purpose of the book is to give a clear understanding of the physical and non-physical structures in bottom-up housing approaches. Physical structures include design aspects,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Narratives, Politics, and the Public Sphere

    Struggles Over Political Reform in the Final Transitional Years in Hong Kong (1992–1994), 1st Edition

    By Agnes S.M. Ku

    Published in 1999, the book invites readers to rethink about the contemporary form of politics in terms of the cultural and narrative logics of public discourse. The author proposes that the notions of 'public' and 'narrative' are central to understanding the discursive formation of public opinion.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Chinese Migrants in Europe

    The Case of the Chinese Community in Hungary, 1st Edition

    By Pál Nyíri

    First published in 1999, this book is a political enthnography of recent migration from the People’s Republic of China into Europe. It argues that the very high mobility and intensive communications of Chinese migrants enable them to maintain a transnational community within which they easily shift…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Japan and the West: The Perception Gap

    1st Edition

    By Keizo Nagatani

    Edited by David W. Edgington

    This book first published in 1998 containes the work of Six members of the Centre for Japanese Research (CJR), an area unit of the Institute for Asian Research at the University of British Columbia. They were motivated by the fact that after over a century of cultural, economic and political…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Parenting in Stepfamilies

    Social Attitudes, Parental Perceptions and Parenting Behaviours in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Gladys Lan Tak Lam-Chan

    First published in 1999, this book contains the findings of an exploratory study using in-depth interviews on parenting and the dynamics of Hong Kong Chinese stepfamilies. The stepfamily is a topic which is in lack of local research in Hong Kong, but is an emerging family structure which has…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Housing, Home Ownership and Social Change in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By James Lee

    First published in 1999, this volume examines the issue that, in the last two decades, the housing system in Hong Kong has witnessed a slow but consistent transition from a tenure dominated by public rental housing to one dominated by private home ownership. This book seeks to explain the unique…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chinese Adolescents in Britain and Hong Kong

    Identity and Aspirations, 1st Edition

    By Gajendra Verma, Yu-Man Chan, Christopher Bagley, Sylvia Sham, Douglas Darby, Derek Woodrow, George Skinner

    First published in 1999, this book is based on several years work in Hong Kong and Britain, both before and after the absorption of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong into the People’s Republic of China in 1997. The initial chapters review the history of Chinese people in Britain;…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Administration and Policy in Korea

    Its Evolution and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keun Namkoong, Kyung-ho Cho, Sangmook Kim

    The present Korean public administration and policy system has shown very significant differences compared to the system in 1970s. This book provides a comprehensive and holistic view on the development of Korean public policy and administration. Instead of dichotomizing the policy and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Democratization and Welfare State Development in Taiwan

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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