Social Security in a Developing Word Context

Social Security in a Developing Word Context

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Author: Vijaya Kumar
Scott Fritzen/
Publisher: Serials Publications
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 350
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186771492


The exercise of eliciting social security options will have to be worked out on the experience with various measures and policies in different countries; their effectiveness in terms of coverage and benefits; limitations an shortfalls and the scope for generalization. Further globalization, privatization, and liberalization are shaping the path of technology, creating new risks of marginalization and vulnerability. In such a critical circumstances providing social security effectively to the formal and informal sector is becoming more and more challenging task to the governments. This collection of papers focuses on existing social security strategies and analyzes the viable strategies that can be adopt in to the social policy to promote social justice for every citizen.

Authors emphasize the importance of social security in the developing World context. Some of the examples drawn from China, Sri Lanka and India are based on the critical analysis on social security mechanisms. The aim is to generate further research and discussion among the social security experts and policy makers on different issues of social security.

This book will be of interest to social security experts; policy makers, activists, academicians, scholars and students specialized in this field.