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Author Manila Social Forum (1999)

Title The new social policy agenda in Asia : proceedings of the Manila Social Forum
Published Manila : Asian Development Bank and The World Bank, 2000


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Description xvii, 234 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword: Fighting Poverty Unites / Tadao Chino -- Acknowledgments / Shoji Nishimoto and Julian Schweitzer -- Economic Growth, Social Development, and Poverty Reduction in Asia / H. E. Joseph E. Estrada -- Operational Lessons and Challenges for Social Development in Asia / Jean-Michel Severino -- The Financial and Economic Crisis in Asia: Causes and Long-term Implications / Justin Lin -- The Deeper Crisis: Social Consequences of the Financial Crisis in Asia / Ernesto M. Pernia -- Beyond the Asian Crisis: The Centrality of Social Policy / Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo -- Migration and Regional Interdependencies: The Labor Market in Lao PDR / Noy Indavong -- Social Priorities and the Labor Market in Uzbekistan / Aleksandr S. Novotnly -- Employment Policies in the Republic of Korea After the Crisis / Hanam S. Phang -- Increasing Urban Employment in Shanghai: Active Labor Market Programs and Other Initiatives / Zhang Dezhl -- The Concept of Social Exclusion and Vulnerability / Anita Kelles-Viitanen -- Challenges in Addressing Gender Concerns in the Asian Economic Crisis / Patricia Licuanan -- Women and Civil Society in a Crisis Environment: Examples from Cambodia / Sochua Mu-Leiper -- Vulnerability and Reverted Gender Issues in Education and Health / Pagbajabyn Nymadawa -- The Vulnerability of Homeworkers in Southeast Asia / Lucita Lazo -- Children as Losers in Economic Development: Strategies and Policies to Promote the Best Interests of Children in East and Southeast Asia / Kanchada Piriyarangsan -- Reforms of State-owned Enterprises and Social Protection in the People's Republic of China / Chen Qunzhou -- Citizens' Network to Address Urban Poverty in Thailand / Somsook Boonyabancha -- Rural Development Policies for Poverty Alleviation in Viet Nam / Le Hong Thai -- Microfinance and the Rural Poor: Some Reality Checks in Indonesia / Em. Haryadi -- Credit Unions as Alternative Banking Institutions: The Experience of the Kyrgyz Republic / Ainura Kyptchakbaeva -- Poverty Reduction at the Beginning of the New Millennium: Challenges for the PRC / Zhang Lei -- When Does Agrarian Reform Work for the Filipino Poor? / Horacio Morales -- Falling Through Safety Nets and Building on Pillars of Social Protection: Summary of Panel and Workshop Discussions at the Manila Social Forum / John Blomquist -- Emerging Lessons on Social Safety Nets / Emmanuel Jimenez -- Social Protection and the Asian Development Bank / Isabel Ortiz -- Social Risk Management: The World Bank's New Conceptual Framework for Social Protection / Robert Holzmann -- Public Works Programs for Managing the Economic Crisis in the Republic of Korea / Po-hi Pak -- Which Poor to Help? Coordinated Poverty Alleviation in the Philippines / Donna Gasgonia -- Social Sector Reforms in Asia After the Crisis: Operational Lessons / Katherine Marshall -- Local Governments' Expenditures for Social Services Delivery / Benjamin Diokno -- Block Grants to Reform the Education and Health Sectors in Indonesia / Hidayat Syarief -- Cambodia's Health Situation, Policy Reforms and Investment Implications / Char Meng Chuor -- Reforming Social Sectors and Reducing Poverty: Two Different Issues in Mongolia / Sodov Sonin -- Labor Market Relevant Education Reforms in the Kyrgyz Republic / Melisbek Satybekov -- Thailand's New Twelve Years of Education for All Program / Chuachan Chongsatityoo -- The Role of the Private Sector for Poverty Reduction and Social Development in Asia / Christine Wallich -- Corporate Responsibility for Social Development in the Philippines / Roberto de Ocampo -- Public-Private Partnerships in Health and Education: Conceptual Issues and Options / Yidan Wang -- Promoting Business for Poverty Reduction: An Example from the Philippines / Paul Dominguez -- Economic and Social Impediments to Small Industry Development in Uzbekistan / Klara Djumuratova -- Socially Responsible Investment: How to Make it Possible / Amy Domini -- Good Governance for Poverty Reduction: An Introduction / Katherine Marshall -- Governance and Anticorruption: A Hopeful Realism / Salvatore Schiavo Campo -- Fighting Corruption to Help the Poor / Tunku Abdul Aziz -- Social Impact of Governance Reforms in Mongolia / Davaadorjiin Delgertsorgt -- Local Governments and National Poverty Alleviation Programs in the Philippines / Jesse Robredo -- Increasing Transparency of Government-Sponsored Poverty Projects in Indonesia Through Community-Based Information / Hetifah Sjaifudian -- What Can NGOs Do to Enhance Economic Development Benefiting the Poor in the Philippines / Teresita Quintos Deles -- Monitoring Foreign Aid: Governance Challenges for Poverty Reduction in Thailand / Nontaphon Nimsomboon -- Reflections on the Role of the Media in Promoting Transparent and Participatory Social Development / Malou Mangahas -- Regional Dimensions of the Asian Crisis: An Overview / Shoji Nishimoto -- Challenges for the Developed World in Supporting Regional Social Development in Asia / Robert McKinnon -- Europe, the Asian Economic Crisis, and the ASEM Trust Fund / Alistair MacDonald -- Japan's New Role for Regional Social Development in Asia / Junichi Hasegawa -- Regional Cooperation for Social Policy: The ESCAP Agenda / Gonzalo Jurado -- Why are Multinational Development Banks in the Loop Again? / Brahm Prakash -- What Does Poverty Cost? Reflections on Philippine Government Anti-Poverty Programs / Leonor Briones -- Asia's Economic and Structural Policy Agenda / Masahiro Kawai -- Social Benefits of a Gradual Approach: The Example of Uzbekistan / Bakhtiya K. Khamidov -- Promotion of Social Development in Asia: The Japan Bank for International Cooperation / Rentaro Tamaishi -- The New IMF Architecture in Asia / Peter S. Heller -- Weapons or Well-Being? East Asia's Most Important Choice for the New Millennium / Kul Gautam -- Sustainable Development: New Milestones for Asia / Terence Jones -- ADB and World Banks Vision of a New Social Partnership in Asia / Peter Sullivan and Mats Karlsson
Notes "August 2000"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Financial crises -- Social aspects -- Asia -- Congresses.
Poverty -- Asia -- Congresses.
Asia -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Asia -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author World Bank.
Asian Development Bank.
LC no. 99504391
ISBN 9715613004