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Social development in Asia --

United Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East

Social development in Asia --

retrospect and prospect

by United Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia -- Social conditions,
  • Asia -- Social policy

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUnited Nations. Document -- E/CN.11/988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 70 p. ;
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14991786M

    Challenge of Social Care in Asia edited by Ngoh Tiong Tan and S. Vasoo About the Book In Asia—as in the rest of the world—the nature of social care has changed rapidly over recent decades. This book deals with contemporary social development issues and social work in Asia, one of . The Culture and Social Development of Japan. Cultural Aspects of Japan (Brown, ) The map to the left shows how Theravada and Mahayana, two Buddhist schools, spread throughout Asia around years ago. The fact book also says that the country maintains a .

    Data and research on social and welfare issues including families and children, gender equality, GINI coefficient, well-being, poverty reduction, human capital and inequality., The forces driving Asia’s rapid growth–new technology, globalisation, and market-oriented reform–are also fuelling rising inequality. Some income divergence is inevitable in times of fast economic development, but. Oct 06,  · South Asia Economic and Social Development 1. South Asia Economic Growth and Social Development Reported by: Rico Paulo Pamplona 2. South Asia • Along with Sub-Saharan Africa, as poorest world region. • Great site of great wealth • Scientific and technological accomplishments are world- class • Highest illiteracy rates 3.

    South-South Cooperation and in particular the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) are discussed and, finally, the editors present a summary of policy priorities for social development. This book aims to be a useful resource for researchers, policy influencers, planners, implementers, students, and activists aiming to push. Comparative social policy has long neglected welfare development in Asia. Not much is known about social welfare in the economically successful East Asian tigers (Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan). They are late starters in social welfare but each has its own trajectory of welfare development.


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