Yeung, Wei-Jun Jean

Economic Stress, Human Capital, and Families in Asia

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Table of contents

1. Economic Stress, Human Capital, and Families in Asia: Research and Policy Challenges
Wei-Jun Jean Yeung

Part I. Overview

2. Global Financial Crisis and Economic and Social Challenges for Asia and the Pacific
Noeleen Heyzer

3. The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Children in East Asia and the Pacific: A UNICEF Perspective (2009–2010)
Samman J. Thapa, Mahesh S. Patel

4. The Long Reach of Early Childhood Poverty
Greg J. Duncan, Katherine Magnuson

Part II. Women, Children and Economic Stress

5. The 1997 Economic Crisis, Changes in the Pattern of Achieved Fertility and Ideal Number of Children in Korea
Doo-Sub Kim

6. Abandoned or Abandoning Men: Economic Stress, Gender Relations, and Migration of Filipinas to Singapore
Janet M. Arnado

7. Economic Insecurity and Husband-to-Wife Physical Assault in Hong Kong: The Role of Husband’s Power Motive
Adam K. L. Cheung, Susanne Y. P. Choi

Part III. Economic Stress and Health

8. Economic Stress and Health Among Rural Chinese Elderly
Wei-Jun Jean Yeung, Zhenhua Xu

9. Poverty, Perceived Economic Strain, and Psychological Distress Among Thai Older Adults
Kattika Thanakwang

Part IV. Social Support During Economic Hardships

10. Social Networks and Reduction of Risk in Disasters: An Example of the Wenchuan Earthquake
Yandong Zhao

11. Human and Social Capital Dynamics in Economic Crises: The Impact on Poor Chinese Migrant Children in Hong Kong During the Far East Economic Crisis
Sam Wong

Part V. Economic Stress and Public Policy

12. Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs): A Child Policy Strategy in Asia
Shirley Gatenio Gabel, Sheila B. Kamerman

13. The Impact of Economic Crises on Health: Past Evidence and Policy Implications for Asia
Kai Hong Phua, Kai Lit Phua

14. Policy Responses in an Unstable Globalized Economy: Multi-stressed Low-Earning Families in Singapore
Irene Y. H. Ng, Kong Weng Ho

15. Conclusion and Policy Implications
Mui Teng Yap

Keywords: Social Sciences, Quality of Life Research, Social Policy, Public Health

Publication year
Quality of Life in Asia
Page amount
16 pages

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