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Social Welfare in Asia (Reissue) (Hardcover)

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First published in 1985, this book analyses social welfare in the major countries of Asia, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic context. Contributions examine the nature of the different parts of the welfare system, surveying social security, personal social services, and the treatment of the following key target groups: the aged; those with disabilities and handicaps; children and youth; disadvantaged families; the unemployed; and the sick and injured. Each chapter concludes with an assessment of the effectiveness of the system considered.

Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 411
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Sociology / General
Series Title: Routledge Revivals
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: November 26, 2015
TCIN: 50686972
UPC: 9781138946705
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-2440
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