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Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

Series Editor: Christian Aspalter

This series focuses on social welfare problems and solutions, practices and theories in all of Asia, relying on a strong and wide network of academic organizations and experts in social work and social policy. Including books on health care, old-age security, family and child welfare, gender and social welfare, social policy in general, social work in general, as well as more specialized topics like international disaster relief and long-term care services.

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  1. Health Care Systems in Europe and Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Yasuo Uchida, Robin Gauld

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    This book addresses the global need for more comparative studies on health policy and health care systems, given the rise in recent decades of societal aging, modern mass diseases, economic globalization, and resulting permanent fiscal austerity of governments which have fundamentally altered the...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Work in the Middle East

    Edited by Hussein Hassan Soliman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    Countries across the Middle East face a number of social problems such as poverty, unemployment, housing, internal immigration and caring for vulnerable groups such as children, women, the disabled and the elderly. Providing an overview of the wide range of social issues addressed by social work...

    Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Active Ageing in Asia
    Edited by Alan Walker, Christian Aspalter
    To Be Published December 22nd 2014

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