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Taiwan: what kind of social policy regime?

Michael Hill and Yuan-shie Hwang

in East Asian welfare regimes in transition: From Confucianism to globalisation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345523
eISBN:
9781447302162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345523.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines a different Chinese society, Taiwan. It grounds the analyses of Taiwan's social policy in the debate about welfare regimes. It includes detailed analyses of the development of ... More


Selling bodies/selling pleasure: the social organisation of sex work in Taiwan

Mei-Hua Chen

in International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at Taiwan, where licensing of some forms of prostitution was replaced in the 1990s by increased criminalisation of some activities associated with prostitution. In particular, it ... More


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