6.Transformation of Life Security System

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The goal of our research is to discuss and clarify how a social system that should be called as “Life Security System” has undergone gradual changes at each region and country in the context of age and history, and how it started to break down when faced with issues such as globalization, advanced information-oriented society and aging society with declining birthrate after 1990s. We place the greatest value on the fact that our investigating and clarifying what has been discussed as “Post-war Japan Life Security System” or “Welfare Regime Theory” by utilizing detailed comparative analysis and working out the results based on dynamic social theories can bring out plurality and multi-layered nature of the “Life Security System”.