Social Welfare in East Asia and the Pacific

Social Welfare in East Asia and the Pacific

eBook - 2013
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In this singular collection, indigenous experts describe the social welfare systems of fifteen East Asian and Pacific Island nations and locales. Vastly understudied, these lands offer key insight into the successes and failures of western and native approaches to social work, suggesting new directions for practice and research in both local and global contexts.Combining personal and professional knowledge, contributors illuminate the role of history and culture in shaping the social welfare systems of Cambodia, China, Hong Kong (SAR, China), Indonesia, Malaysia, the Micr.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2013
ISBN: 9780231530989
Characteristics: 1 online resource (pages)
Additional Contributors: Furuto, Sharlene Maeda


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