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Pascall, Gillian

Gender and Welfare States in East Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Gender and Welfare States in East Asia
Sirin Sung, Gillian Pascall

2. Work-Family Balance Issues and Policies in Korea: Towards an Egalitarian Regime?
Sirin Sung

3. Rhetoric or Reality? Peripheral Status of Women’s Bureaux in the Korean Gender Regime
Sook-Yeon Won

4. Continuity and Change: Comparing Work and Care Reconciliation of Two Generations of Women in Taiwan
Jessie Shu-Yun Wu

5. Gender, Social Policy and Older Women with Disabilities in Rural China
Xiaoyuan Shang, Karen R. Fisher, Ping Guo

6. Confucian Welfare: A Barrier to the Gender Mainstreaming of Domestic Violence Policy in Hong Kong
Lai Ching Leung

7. Emerging Culture Wars: Backlash against ‘Gender Freedom’ (Jenda Furi in Japanese)
Kimio Ito

8. Prime Ministers’ Discourse in Japan’s Reforms since the 1980s: Traditionalization of Modernity rather than Confucianism
Emiko Ochiai, Ken’ichi Johshita

9. Conclusion: Confucianism or Gender Equality?
Gillian Pascall, Sirin Sung

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Politics of the Welfare State, Social Policy, Political Science, Social Care, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
212 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137314796
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32682-2

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