A Solidaristic Approach to Workers’ Compensation Reform in Taiwan

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The workers’ compensation system in Taiwan cannot provide sufficient coverage for all workers. This essay adopts a solidaristic approach to address this issue by analyzing the reasons why workers’ compensation is underdeveloped in Taiwan and what could be done to persuade more key actors to support the reform for a more just policy arrangement. First, through comparison with the healthcare system, it is argued that the lack of solidarity and the perception of relevant similarities could explain the underdevelopment of workers’ compensation. Second, the essay turns to the normative aspect of the issue. Compared with other normative political theories, Iris M. Young’s social connection model provides specific normative guidance that is useful for justifying the allocation of responsibility for a more just workers’ compensation reform.
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Inclusion and Democracy.Iris Marion Young - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
Responsibility for Justice.Iris Marion Young - 2011 - Oxford University Press USA.
Political Solidarity.Sally J. Scholz - 2008 - Pennsylvania State University Press.

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