Housing and the new welfare state [electronic resource] : perspectives from East Asia and Europe / edited by Richard Groves, Alan Murie, Christopher Watson.Material type: TextSeries: Social policy in modern AsiaPublication details: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 230 p.) : illISBN: 9780754688495 (electronic bk.); 0754688496 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Housing policy -- East Asia | Housing policy -- Europe | Welfare state -- East Asia | Welfare state -- Europe | Housing policy | Welfare state | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- InfrastructureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Housing and the new welfare state.DDC classification: 363.5/565095 LOC classification: HD7366.5.A3 | H676 2007ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -226) and index.
Four worlds of welfare and housing / Richard Groves, Alan Murie and Christopher Watson -- The Singapore model of housing and the welfare state / Sock-Yong Phang -- The state-managed housing system in Hong Kong / K.Y. Lau -- The state and housing policy in Korea / Shin-Young Park -- Housing and state strategy in post-war Japan / Yosuke Hirayama -- From socialist welfare to support of home-ownership : the experience of China / Ya Ping Wang -- Taiwan's housing policy in the context of East Asian welfare models / Pui Yee Connie Tang -- From tenants to home-owners : change in the old welfare states / Richard Groves, Alan Murie and Christopher Watson -- The property owning welfare state / Richard Groves, Alan Murie and Christopher Watson.
The changing nature and significance of housing provision within welfare states is considered in this timely book. Housing and the New Welfare State shows that housing is becoming critical to asset-based welfare not only in Western Europe but also in the six East Asian housing systems that are a major focus of the book.
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