Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to China's Special Administrative Region

Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to China's Special Administrative Region

By: Chak Kwan Chan (author)Hardback

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Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China, by Chak Kwan Chan, is the first book which systematically examines Hong Kong's social security policies across a period of 170 years. In particular, Chan analyses how Hong Kong, the world's freest economy, has maintained its small government by manipulating Chinese welfare ideologies.

About Author

Chak Kwan Chan is reader in social policy at Nottingham Trent University.

Contents

Chapter 1 List of Tables Chapter 2 Abbreviations Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 4 Chapter One: Hong Kong Social Policy and Chinese Welfare Ideologies Chapter 5 Chapter Two: Co-Optive Politics and Welfare Constraints Chapter 6 Chapter Three: Legitimacy and Chinese Welfare Ideologies Chapter 7 Chapter Four: Traditional Chinese Welfare Ideologies Chapter 8 Chapter Five: Social Security and Chinese Welfare Ideologies Before 1945 Chapter 9 Chapter Six: Social Security and Chinese Welfare Ideologies: 1945-1967 Chapter 10 Chapter Seven: Social Security and Chinese Welfare Ideologies: 1968-1997 Chapter 11 Chapter Eight: Postcolonial Polity and Welfare Approach Chapter 12 Chapter Nine: Postcolonial Social Security and Chinese Welfare Ideologies Chapter 13 Chapter Ten: Chinese Welfare Ideologies and Hong Kong's Capitalism Chapter 14 Bibliography Chapter 15 Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780739149546
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780739149546
  • weight: 513
  • ISBN10: 0739149547

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