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Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Yue Chim Richard Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

When discussing inequality and poverty in Hong Kong, scholars and politicians often focus on the failures of government policy and push for an increase in social welfare. Richard Wong argues in ... More


Conclusion: The Dynamics of Fear and Hope on a Frontier between Civilizations

Allan Christelow

in Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The conclusion reviews historical cycles of change through which Algerians have moved since the late eighteenth century, with times of opening and hope for effective change, and times of repression ... More


Social investment, inclusive growth that is sustainable and the new global social policy

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the social investment approach before looking at how it can be enhanced by the inclusive growth framework which has been the subject of a ... More


Taking social investment seriously in developed economies

Anton Hemerijck

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter looks at the new integration of social with economic policy from the developing economies perspective. It will highlight the key social policy instruments in what were seen as ... More


India and Jomtien

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the run-up to the World Conference on Education for All held at Jomtien (1990), the negotiation process and the outcomes of that Conference. It outlines the paradigmatic shifts ... More


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