Shifting dynamics of the welfare politics in Taiwan: from income maintenance to labour protection

  title={Shifting dynamics of the welfare politics in Taiwan: from income maintenance to labour protection},
  author={Shih‐Jiunn Shi},
  journal={Journal of Asian Public Policy},
  pages={82 - 96}
Welfare expansion in Taiwan during the 1990s was driven by the democratization that focused on provision of social insurance to the marginalized population groups. Since the late 1990s, however, the dynamics of welfare reform has gradually shifted to tackling new social risks emerging from economic globalization and labour market changes. This article analyzes these structural changes and the relevant institutional features of labour market policies. It shows the intensive engagement of the… 

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