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.
|Title of host publication||Welfare reform in East Asia : towards workfare?|
|Editors||Chak Kwan Chan, Kinglun Ngok|
|Place of Publication||Abingdon, Oxon|
|Publisher||Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
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). Taylor and Francis. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781136680069/chapters/10.4324/9780203810149-19