Social Work in East Asia

ForewordSocial Work in JapanThe Initiation of Modern Social Work in JapanThe Reestablishment of the Social Work ProfessionThe Rise of Accreditation of Social WorkRethinking of the Professionalism of Social Work in JapanConclusionReferencesSocial Work in MongoliaThe Country Context for Development of Social WorkOverview of the Mongolian Social Security SystemTrajectory of Social Work Development in MongoliaPhase 1: Pre-Professional (Before 1996)Phase 2: Launching and Early Years (1996–2000)Phase 3: Capacity Building (2001–2007)Phase 4: Institutionalization (2007–Present)Social Work PracticeSocial Work EducationConclusion: Challenges and Issues, and Future Trends of Mongolian Social WorkReferencesSocial Work in TaiwanOverview of Taiwan's Social Work SystemUnder-Construction Social Work System Japanese Colonial PeriodThe Period of Kuomintang Government'Current Social Policy of the Principle of People's Livelihood' Period.Pre-Professionalized Social Work System Post–World War II PeriodPeriod of the Forming of a Social Worker Employment SystemThe Period of Increasing Social Worker Replacements with Graduates from Related DepartmentsProfessional Organization Developing PeriodThe Professionalized Social Work System in TaiwanThe Social Work System AbroadPhenomena after Promulgation of the Social Worker ActDoubts over the Professional RoleThe Contradiction of the Professional System and Professional AutonomyThe Controversy over the Examination for Professional Social WorkersAmendments of the Social Worker ActTaiwan's Social Work Profession Development: Professionalism vs. National ProfessionalismReferencesSocial Work in Hong KongThe Context of Social Work Practice: Social Welfare in Hong KongSocial Work ManpowerScope of Services and ClientelesDevelopment of the Social Work Professional Community and Professional OrganizationsSocial Work Education and Professional DevelopmentDiffusion of Hong Kong's Social Work into Mainland ChinaRoles and Image of Social WorkersConcluding RemarksReferencesSocial Work in ThailandResidualism: A Mainstream Welfare Model in ThailandSocial Welfare: The Big Burden from the Eyes of ElitesThe First Effective Step in 1990: A Long Struggle for the Social Insurance ActAfter the 1997 Financial Crisis: A New Move to Welfare or Just a Populist Model?The King's Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy: An Alternative WelfareThe 2009–2010 Crisis: A Reduction of Inequalities or Even More Populist?The Mixing Systems within Thai Social WelfareSocial Work in Thai ValuesThe Origin of Social Work in ThailandLaws Related to Strengthening Social Work PracticesSocial Work Licence and Professional AssociationStrengths and Opportunities in Social Work ProfessionConclusionReferencesSocial Work in MalaysiaHistory of Social Welfare in MalaysiaPre-IndependencePost-IndependenceAgencies Related to the Social Work ProfessionSocial Work Education in MalaysiaStatus of Programs of Local UniversitiesSocial Work Educational Policy and Accreditation in MalaysiaThe Proposed Curriculum BenchmarkResources and StructureStudents Professional DevelopmentStaff Professional DevelopmentMembership of the Accreditation BodyCurrent Challenges for RecognitionConclusionReferencesSocial Work in SingaporeStructure of Welfare Services in SingaporeSocial Work in Children and Youth ServicesSocial Work and Family ServicesState of the Family in SingaporeSocial Work and the CommunityHealth and Social WorkSocial Work in Singapore: Past and PresentReferencesSocial Work in the PhilippinesDevelopment of Social Work in the Philippines in Global and Historical ContextSocial Work in the Philippines TodayIndigenous Social Work Knowledge and ApproachesSocial Work as a Profession in the PhilippinesConcluding ThoughtsReferencesSocial Work Services and Developmental Social PolicyWhat Are Normative Theories?Introducing the Paradigm of Societal Human CapabilitiesGetting Away from a Sole Focus on 'Curative Social Work'Developmental Social Policy (DSP) for Social Work ServicesThe Need for Progressive Social ChangeSocial Planning and Social InterventionThe Guiding Principles of Universalism, Equality and InclusivityDeveloping and Defending People's Human, Social, and Cultural CapabilitiesInvesting in 'Environmental Social Policies'Investing in 'Communicational Social Policy'Investment in Cost-Effective and Outcome-Oriented Social Service ProgramsConcluding ThoughtReferences
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