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Healthy Democracies

Welfare Politics in Taiwan And South Korea

by Joseph Wong

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Welfare & benefit systems,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • History: World,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • East Asia, Far East,
  • Asia - China,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • History,
  • Asia - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848857M
    ISBN 100801473497
    ISBN 109780801473494


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