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Welfare and Inequality in Marketizing East Asia - by Jonathan D. London (Hardcover)

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The world-scale expansion of markets and market relations ranks among the most transformative developments of our times. We can refer to this process by way of a generic if inelegant term – marketization. This book explores how processes of marketization have registered across East Asia’s diverse social landscape and its implications for patterns of welfare and inequality. While there has been great interest in East Asia’s economic rise, treatments of welfare and inequality in the region have been largely relegated to specialist literatures. Proceeding from a synthetic critique of political economy, this book places welfare and inequality at the center of a more encompassing comparative approach to political economy that construes countries as dynamic, globally embedded social orders defined and animated by distinctive social relational and institutional features. 
Number of Pages: 435
Genre: Political Science
Series Title: Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Jonathan D. London
Language: English
Street Date: February 25, 2018
TCIN: 53595811
UPC: 9781137541055
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-9251
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