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This paper analyses the relationship between democratization and Hong Kong people's welfare attitude based on the data of a household survey. An “incoherent residual welfare concept” was found among respondents who, on the one hand, suggested higher rates of assistance for welfare recipients;...
This paper addresses the struggle of social work practitioners in working towards social justice while maintaining cultural and ethnic sensitivity. Issues specifically related to social work practice with Asian Indian women who have immigrated to the United States within a strengths-based...
This study examines the prevalence of divorce-related stressors and their impact on the well-being of 237 women in Hong Kong who are separated. By means of a cross-sectional study, it was found that most separated women had difficulty engaging in divorce litigation, anticipated housing problems...
Using concepts derived from North American studies, the present study develops a model to investigate the contributions of various factors to the life satisfaction of single Chinese parents in Hong Kong. Findings of the path analysis indicate that Household Income, and Time Sufficiency in...
Representing a meeting point between professional and organizational interests, supervision has become a contested site of change and resistance in the re-configuration of human services. This paper argues that initiatives to introduce and implement policies and standards for supervision are...
Based on the findings of Western researchers and the author's own social work experience, an integrated interactional model is constructed to identify the culturally specific causes of delinquency in Hong Kong. The results of 33 in-depth interviews with delinquents and non-delinquents suggest...
This paper focuses on care-giving families of psychiatric service-users in Kuching, Sarawak. Issues of marginalization and dynamics of exclusion of families are explored in relation to Labelling theory and multi-cultural interpretations of mental illnesses.
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