Pages tagged by "social policy"

A new narrative

Why Australian immigration policy needs a positive approach.

Violating the rights of the child

Australia’s history of mistreating marginalised children.

The election debate we need to have

Why has social security been overlooked in the election campaign?

Economic structure, social risks and the challenges to social policy in Macau, China

Welfare state is often perceived as a response to help people coping with shocks caused by economic down turn. However, as argued by Hamnett, welfare...

Access to safe drinking water and sanitation in Indonesia

In 1990, 30 per cent of Indonesian population had no access to improved drinking water source. Almost 65 per cent lacked access to improved sanitation—and...

Twenty years' evolution of North Korean migration, 1994–2014: a human security perspective

Over the past two decades, there have been notable changes in North Korean migration: from forced migration to trafficking in women, from heroic...

The evolution of cash transfers in Indonesia: policy transfer and national adaptation

Cash transfers became a subject of international policy transfer, but the underlying policy process is far more complex than simple policy diffusion. In...

How can we strengthen governance of non-communicable diseases in Pacific island countries and territories?

Pacific island countries and territories (PICTs) are some of the most geographically isolated in the world. Most have small populations and economies. In...

The future of social policy- changing the paradigm

The future of the social state is, throughout the world, uncertain, but, as Piketty argues, it is of the utmost importance. The dominant paradigm for...

Globalisation in Viet Nam: an opportunity for social mobility?

Viet Nam’s Doi Moi reforms opened the economy to the world and set structural transformations and society in motion. In this context, a relevant question...

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