Title

Workfare in East Asia : development and characteristics

Document Type

Book chapter

Source Publication

Welfare reform in East Asia : towards workfare?

Publication Date

1-1-2011

Volume

28

First Page

151

Last Page

166

Publisher

Routledge

Abstract

As the work ethic and family relationships in East Asian cultures are different from those in Europe and America, this chapter examines the factors that have contributed to the introduction of workfare in East Asia and discusses whether workfare is a good approach for East Asian societies.

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2011 Chak Kwan Chan and Kinglun Ngok for selection and editorial material. Individual chapters, the contributors. Access to external full text or publisher's version may require subscription.

Additional Information

ISBN of the course publication: 9780415590266

Full-text Version

Publisher’s Version

Language

English

Recommended Citation

Chan, C. K. (2011). Workfare in East Asia: Development and characteristics. In C. K. Chan & K. Ngok (Eds.), Welfare reform in East Asia: Towards workfare? (pp. 151-166). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

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