IRFD-East Asia Network

UN NGO Policy Series No.1

 

Taiwan, East Asia and Copenhagen Commitment

Edited by

Lee-in Chen Chiu

Contents

Foreword     Chao-Cheng Mai

 

Foreword     Neville Arachchige Don

 

Foreword     Rong-I Wu

 

About the Contributors

 

1.      Taiwan's Perspective with Regard to Social Development: An Introduction by Lee-in Chen Chiu

 

I.   Economic and Social Consequences of East Asian Financial Crisis

 

2.      Global Governance, Financial Architecture and Economic and Social Development by Rong-I Wu

 

3.      Asian Financial Crisis: South Korea's Experiences

   by Sang Yong Park

 

4.      Economic Consequences of the Asian Financial Crisis, Post-crisis Challenges and Responsibilities of Central Banks by  Khee Giap Tan

 

5.   Riding the Wave of the Asian Financial Crisis: Taiwan's Lessons for Emerging Economies by Ya-Hwei Yang

 

II. Social Welfare Policy in Taiwan: Implications for the Copenhagen Commitment

 

6.      Health Care System in a Transitional Society: A Taiwan Experience by Ming-Liang Lee

 

7.      Societal Factors—A Paradise Lost in the Health Care Policy Process in Taiwan by Michael S. Chen

 

8.      Poverty and Policy: The Phenomenon of Taiwan’s Rapid Economic Development by Chien-Liang Chen

 

9.      Who Is My Neighbor? Rights to Welfare of the Disadvantaged in Taiwan by Hon-Yei Annie Yu

 

10.   Capability, Social Welfare, and Life Expectancy: Evidence from Taiwan by Chu-Chia Lin and Chen-Yuan Deng

 

11.   Searching for Welfare Model(s): Taiwan's Social Welfare Policy in the Millennium by Hsiao-Hung Nancy Chen

 

III. NGO Development and Practice in Taiwan

 

12.   Taiwan's Economic and NGO Social Services Network in the Asia-Pacific Region by Lee-in Chen Chiu

 

13.        Local and International Aspects of Tzu chi Foundation by Ming -Liang Lee, Yahwei L. Lee and William Keh

 

14.        The Role of Government and Civilian Assistance in Providing Urgently Needed Social Services and Redevelopment Work in Emergency Situations - The Case of the Recent Earthquake in Taiwan by Lung-Sheng Chang

 

Index