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The Regulatory Role of Social Policy: Macao's Social Security Development

Dr Lai Wai Leung Dicky
Associate Professor (Social Work Program) from School of Public Administration

2009
Macao Foundation & GuangDong Social Sciences Association
The Second Outstanding Achievement Awards for Macao Research in Humanities and Social Sciences
Third Prize (Paper)

Dr Lai's paper was published in the Journal of Contemporary Asia. It demonstrates that the Social Security Fund, a cornerstone of Macao's social security system, achieved three major regulatory functions in relation to the perpetuation of capitalism from the establishment of the fund in 1990 to 2005: legitimisation, reproduction and disciplinisation.

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