Workfare in East Asia : development and characteristics

Chak Kwan CHAN*

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWelfare reform in East Asia : towards workfare?
EditorsChak Kwan Chan, Kinglun Ngok
Place of PublicationAbingdon, Oxon
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9780203810149
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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