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Welfare Capitalism in Southeast Asia

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Informationen zum Autor M. Ramesh and Mukul G. Asher Klappentext This is the only in-depth study of social policies in Southeast Asia. It compares social security! health! and education policies in Indonesia! Malaysia! the Philippines! Singapore and Thailand. After describing the policies and assessing their adequacy and equity implications! it examines the forces that have shaped them. It concludes that social programs (except for primary education) in the region are both inadequate and inequitable. It argues that the reason for this is political rather than cultural or socio-economic. Zusammenfassung This is the only in-depth study of social policies in Southeast Asia. It compares social security! health! and education policies in Indonesia! Malaysia! the Philippines! Singapore and Thailand. After describing the policies and assessing their adequacy and equity implications! it examines the forces that have shaped them. Inhaltsverzeichnis List of Tables Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction Economic Conditions in Southeast Asia Social Security; M.G.Asher Health Education The Political Economy of Social Policies Conclusion: Social Welfare Policies in Southeast Asia and the Economic Crisis References Index

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M. Ramesh and Mukul G. Asher



Klappentext

This is the only in-depth study of social policies in Southeast Asia. It compares social security, health, and education policies in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. After describing the policies and assessing their adequacy and equity implications, it examines the forces that have shaped them. It concludes that social programs (except for primary education) in the region are both inadequate and inequitable. It argues that the reason for this is political rather than cultural or socio-economic.



Inhalt

List of Tables Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction Economic Conditions in Southeast Asia Social Security; M.G.Asher Health Education The Political Economy of Social Policies Conclusion: Social Welfare Policies in Southeast Asia and the Economic Crisis References Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Welfare Capitalism in Southeast Asia
Untertitel: Social Security, Health and Education Policies
Autor:
EAN: 9780333687062
ISBN: 978-0-333-68706-2
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 217
Gewicht: 445g
Größe: H216mm x B216mm x T138mm
Jahr: 2000
Auflage: 2000

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