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Welfare Reform and Social Investment Policy: International Lessons and Policy Implications

Young Jun Choi, Timo Fleckenstein, and Soohyun Lee

Abstract

Social investment policies have enjoyed prominence during recent welfare reforms across the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) world, and yet there is insufficient long-term strategy for their success. Reviewing labour market, family and education policies, this book analyses the emergence of social investment policies in both Europe and East Asia. Adopting a life course perspective and examining both public and private investments, the book addresses key contemporary policy issues including care, learning, work, social mobility and inequalities. Providing original o ... More

Keywords: social investment policies, welfare reforms, labour market, family, education, Europe, East Asia, social mobility, inequalities, policymaking

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447352730
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447352730.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Young Jun Choi, editor
Yonsei University

Timo Fleckenstein, editor
London School of Economics and Political Science

Soohyun Lee, editor
King's College London

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1 Introduction: social investments and welfare reform in Europe and East Asia

Timo Fleckenstein, Soohyun Christine Lee and Young Jun Choi

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