East Asia and Social Policy
in Socio-economic-political Transformations

The main theme is 'Welfare Reform in East Asia: Meeting the Needs of Social Change, Economic Competitiveness and Social Justice'. As widely recognised, there have been dramatic welfare developments and reforms in East Asia along with socio-economic-political transformations. In the era of globalisation and also post-industrialisation, each East Asian government has been facing a huge task to compromise satisfying social needs and maintaining economic competitiveness. This conference will address a range of issues relating to recent welfare reforms in East Asia and examine the role of social policy in these rapidly changing economies. ...more Hosted by