Social Welfare Policies for People with Disabilities in Vietnam and South Korea by Tran Van Kham

Social Welfare Policies for People with Disabilities in Vietnam and South Korea

byTran Van Kham, Heung Seek Cho

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Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2016 in the subject Social Pedagogy / Social Work, Vietnam National University Hanoi, course: Social Work, language: English, abstract: Since the United Nations' Convention on the rights for disabled people approved in 2006, the understanding of disability and support for people with disabilities worldwide has changed and progressed sustainably. That includes the changes in theoretical debates and welfare policy on disability to encourage society to understand and treat people with disability as other citizens. However, people with disabilities in Vietnam and Korea still experience the difficulties and need further support. This paper looks and compares the welfare initiatives in Vietnam and South Korea on supporting the people with disabilities in order to articulate some of implicit values of welfare practices for people with disabilities in these contexts and to make the experiences to each other.

Dr. Tran Van Kham is currently working as the executive editor of the Journal of Social Sciences and Humanitiesand as deputy director of Office for Research Affairs, VNU-University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi. He earned hisPhD in Social Work and Social Policy from the University of South Australia in 2012 and spenta year as a postdoctoral fellow atSeoul National University in 2014. His main research interest and publications are related to social inclusion, social constructionism, migrations, public intellectuals, youth studies, and disability in Vietnam. He also serves as the international editor of the International Social Work Journal and the ASEAN Social Work Journal.

Title:Social Welfare Policies for People with Disabilities in Vietnam and South KoreaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 27, 2016Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3656985014

ISBN - 13:9783656985013

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