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Development of social policy in Japan

Kingo Tamai

in Comparing social policies: Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343666
eISBN:
9781447301967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343666.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the history of social policy making, focusing on the development of the social insurance schemes. The analysis focuses on four rough chronological periods: the pre-war period; ... More


Methodologies, epistemologies, ontologies

Rod Earle

in Convict Criminology: Inside and Out

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323648
eISBN:
9781447323662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323648.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers how convict criminologists offer something new and distinctive to criminology in general, and the study of imprisonment in particular. Inspired by C Wright Mills classic work, ... More


Pakistan: a journey of poverty-induced shame

Sohail Choudhry

in The shame of it: Global perspectives on anti-poverty policies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308713
eISBN:
9781447312093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308713.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins with a discussion of the changing political discourse in Pakistan from the 1960s until today, concerning welfare that prioritized economic growth by way of creating infrastructure ... More


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