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Poverty and Social Work: experiences from some Asian and Oceania Countries

Poverty and Social Work: experiences from some Asian and Oceania Countries Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 2013 Vol. 23, No. 1, 1–2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02185385.2013.764750 EDITORIAL This special issue includes five research articles put together by the poverty team in the East Asian Data Project (EADP). EADP was established on 21 October 2007 at the EASP (East Asian Social Policy Network) 4th International Conference in Tokyo, in order to exchange data, knowledge and other resources for comparative studies. The main objectives for the EADP are: (1) Establishing a network to collect and organize relevant quantitative and qualitative data and information on social policies in East Asian countries; and (2) Constructing a website where people can access the collected data and information, as well as view the EADP’s activities. More information on the EADP can be found on the following website: http://www.eadp.ynu.ac.jp/modules/team/index.php?content_id¼3. In recent years most western industrialized countries have experienced a rise in the number of people living in poverty, and the same situation has occurred in Asian and Oceania countries. However, the majority of literature on poverty and poverty reduction has placed an emphasis on the policies (e.g., social assistance or social insurance) rather than the services/programs (e.g., social services provided by social workers). In order to bridge http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development Taylor & Francis

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Poverty and Social Work: experiences from some Asian and Oceania Countries

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Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 2013 Vol. 23, No. 1, 1–2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02185385.2013.764750 EDITORIAL This special issue includes five research articles put together by the poverty team in the East Asian Data Project (EADP). EADP was established on 21 October 2007 at the EASP (East Asian Social Policy Network) 4th International Conference in Tokyo, in order to exchange data, knowledge and other resources for comparative studies. The main...
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Taylor & Francis
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Copyright Department of Social Work, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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2165-0993
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0218-5385
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10.1080/02185385.2013.764750
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Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 2013 Vol. 23, No. 1, 1–2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02185385.2013.764750 EDITORIAL This special issue includes five research articles put together by the poverty team in the East Asian Data Project (EADP). EADP was established on 21 October 2007 at the EASP (East Asian Social Policy Network) 4th International Conference in Tokyo, in order to exchange data, knowledge and other resources for comparative studies. The main objectives for the EADP are: (1) Establishing a network to collect and organize relevant quantitative and qualitative data and information on social policies in East Asian countries; and (2) Constructing a website where people can access the collected data and information, as well as view the EADP’s activities. More information on the EADP can be found on the following website: http://www.eadp.ynu.ac.jp/modules/team/index.php?content_id¼3. In recent years most western industrialized countries have experienced a rise in the number of people living in poverty, and the same situation has occurred in Asian and Oceania countries. However, the majority of literature on poverty and poverty reduction has placed an emphasis on the policies (e.g., social assistance or social insurance) rather than the services/programs (e.g., social services provided by social workers). In order to bridge

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Published: Mar 1, 2013

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