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Product Description: East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia, fast-ageing society, offering a new social policy paradigm to redirect and innovate new social policies, particularly social services, social transfers, social regulations and laws, towards more investment in and support of the fast rising number of olderelderly citizens...read more
By Christian Aspalter (editor) and Alan Walker (editor)

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9780415697354 | Routledge, December 16, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing.

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9780205261680, titled "Talking Sociology" | 4th edition (Allyn & Bacon, June 1, 1997), cover price $25.00 | also contains Talking Sociology

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Product Description: Owing to rapid economic development and the onset of population ageing, social work has become a major means of delivering social services and relieving and preventing social problems at an individual, family, and community level in East Asia...read more
By Christian Aspalter (editor)

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9781472413093 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 28, 2014, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Owing to rapid economic development and the onset of population ageing, social work has become a major means of delivering social services and relieving and preventing social problems at an individual, family, and community level in East Asia.

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9781472413109 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 28, 2014, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Owing to rapid economic development and the onset of population ageing, social work has become a major means of delivering social services and relieving and preventing social problems at an individual, family, and community level in East Asia.

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Product Description: Few international scholars have written about Taiwan. Thus, the process of modernization in Taiwan never really came to the centre of the attention of academia in the Western world. This text focuses solely on the causal relationship of democratic competition of political parties and the extension of welfare state programmes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780754616030 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, May 1, 2002, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Few international scholars have written about Taiwan.

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Product Description: Aspalter asserts that the belief that the development of high standard welfare states is primarily based on the ideology that pro-welfare, mostly leftwing, parties dominate welfare state literature and common thought in the Western world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Christian Aspalter (editor)

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9780275974138 | Praeger Pub Text, March 30, 2002, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Aspalter asserts that the belief that the development of high standard welfare states is primarily based on the ideology that pro-welfare, mostly leftwing, parties dominate welfare state literature and common thought in the Western world.

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Product Description: Focusing on aspects of modern Taiwan related to the fields of economics, social policy and politics, this collection brings together leading scholars to discuss recent developments in Taiwanese society. The contributors discuss economic policy making in Taiwan, the Diaspora of Taiwanese businessmen, the issue of national identity, the factors behind political liberalization and democratization, labour and social politics, the emergence of social movements that promote new social policies, and the impact of democratization on welfare state politics in Taiwan...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780754616023 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, December 1, 2001, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Focusing on aspects of modern Taiwan related to the fields of economics, social policy and politics, this collection brings together leading scholars to discuss recent developments in Taiwanese society.

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Product Description: Aspalter provides six country studies of the most developed welfare state systems in East Asia-Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, and the People's Republic of China. He applies a political approach to examine the causal determinants of welfare state development, such as: •historical factors •political systems •party systems •the politics of legitimization •the impact of constitutions •state structures •elections •social movementsA common trend in East Asian welfare state politics appears throughout this approach, and Aspalter shows that the welfare state is being extended, not reduced, as is the case in many areas affected by economic globalization...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780275974152 | Praeger Pub Text, September 30, 2001, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Aspalter provides six country studies of the most developed welfare state systems in East Asia-Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, and the People's Republic of China.

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Product Description: This book traces the reasons for the differences between Continental and Northern European welfare state developments by applying a selected case study approach. Three countries were looked at: Germany, Austria, and Sweden, because all have different political settings...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781560729754 | Nova Science Pub Inc, May 1, 2001, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book traces the reasons for the differences between Continental and Northern European welfare state developments by applying a selected case study approach.

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