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Social policy in the East Asian tiger economies: past, present and future<sup>1</sup>

Ian Holliday and Paul Wilding

in Social Policy Review 15

Published by Policy Press

Published in print July 2003 | ISBN: 9781847424709
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303428 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0009
Social policy in the East Asian tiger economies: past, present and future1

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This chapter analyses the past, present, and future of social policy in the East Asian tiger economies. It introduces the four societies before presenting an overview of their social policies. It is followed by a discussion of the similarities and differences in their social policy approaches. Finally, it evaluates their social provision and examines the sustainability of their approaches to social welfare.

Keywords: social policy; tiger economies; East Asia; social welfare; social provision

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Subjects: Social Research and Statistics

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