Comparative Welfare Capitalism in East Asia

Productivist Models of Social Policy

  • Mason M. S. Kim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Mason M. S. Kim
    Pages 1-17
  3. Mason M. S. Kim
    Pages 83-137
  4. Mason M. S. Kim
    Pages 138-149
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 150-172

About this book


The author aims to develop conceptual refining and theoretical reframing of the productivist welfare capitalism thesis in order to address a set of questions concerning whether and how productivist welfarism has experienced both continuity and change in East Asia.


Productivist Welfare Capitalism Social Insurance Programs Individual Savings Programs Risk-pooling Self-help East Asia Korea Singapore China development Institution Policy social insurance social policy Welfare Welfare State

Authors and affiliations

  • Mason M. S. Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Spelman CollegeUSA

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