Understanding workfare in western and East Asian welfare states
Welfare reform in East Asia : towards workfare?
This chapter explains how the implementation of workfare measures in Western welfare states resulted from their declining manufacturing sectors, a large number of households in which no one had paid employment and politicians’ perceptions of welfare dependence.
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ISBN of the course publication: 9780415590266
Chan, C. K. (2011). Understanding workfare in western and East Asian welfare states. In C. K. Chan & K. Ngok (Eds.), Welfare reform in East Asia: Towards workfare? (pp. 3-13). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.