Regime type—from authoritarian to democratic—is an important factor in determining the politics of aging and can explain why Singapore has embraced a “Confucian welfare state” model that emphasizes society’s responsibility, while Taiwan has gone from a similar system to a social welfare state more reminiscent of European countries.
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Research Article| August 01 2017
The Politics of Population Aging in Singapore and Taiwan: A Comparison
Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba ;
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (4): 641–664.
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Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba, Chien-Kai Chen; The Politics of Population Aging in Singapore and Taiwan: A Comparison. Asian Survey 1 August 2017; 57 (4): 641–664. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.641
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