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Conference Paper: The politics of social policy development in Hong Kong: mobilization by civil society in a semi-democracy

TitleThe politics of social policy development in Hong Kong: mobilization by civil society in a semi-democracy
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Issue Date2010
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The 9th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research, Istanbul, Turkey, 7-10 July 2010. How to Cite?
AbstractThis paper studies the politics of social policy development in postcolonial Hong Kong, focusing on how societal mobilization has affected social policymaking in a liberal autocratic and semi-democratic setting. The significance of social mobilization in affecting social policy development has been receiving more scholarly attention. For instance, Kwon (2002, 2005) has adopted the concept of advocacy coalitions to study the politics of health care reform in Korea (Kwon, 2002) and comparative social policy reform in Korea and Taiwan (2005), paying particular attention to the collaboration between actors across the state and nonstate institutions. Hsiao’s (2001) study of the social welfare movement in Taiwan has also shown how the structure of civil society and the linkages of important societal actors may have a direct impact on social policy development....
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dc.contributor.authorLee, EWYen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-12-23T08:57:10Z-
dc.date.available2010-12-23T08:57:10Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 9th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research, Istanbul, Turkey, 7-10 July 2010.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/130574-
dc.description.abstractThis paper studies the politics of social policy development in postcolonial Hong Kong, focusing on how societal mobilization has affected social policymaking in a liberal autocratic and semi-democratic setting. The significance of social mobilization in affecting social policy development has been receiving more scholarly attention. For instance, Kwon (2002, 2005) has adopted the concept of advocacy coalitions to study the politics of health care reform in Korea (Kwon, 2002) and comparative social policy reform in Korea and Taiwan (2005), paying particular attention to the collaboration between actors across the state and nonstate institutions. Hsiao’s (2001) study of the social welfare movement in Taiwan has also shown how the structure of civil society and the linkages of important societal actors may have a direct impact on social policy development....-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleThe politics of social policy development in Hong Kong: mobilization by civil society in a semi-democracyen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailLee, EWY: ewylee@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityLee, EWY=rp00560en_US
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros177098en_US
dc.description.otherThe 9th International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research, Istanbul, Turkey, 7-10 July 2010.-

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