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Dr. S. Vasoo, Associate Professorial Fellow of the Department of Social Work of the National University of Singapore and a key founder of the Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work, stepped down from being its Editor-in-Chief in July 2007, after providing 16 years of leadership to the Journal. On...
Korea's welfare system has undergone radical institutional expansion since the 1990s, largely as a consequence of the financial crisis of 1997. In spite of these changes, however, public social expenditure remains extremely low. As a result, the overall social insurance system and social welfare...
This paper is an attempt to discuss the promotion and impact of a program undertaken for the improvement of water and sanitation problems in rural Bangladesh. This program is carried out through the Village Development Committees (VDCs) in partnership with local and international non-government...
This study uses the primary data from Fiji to examine if gender differential with respect to wages exists and if education plays an important role in the prevalence of the wage gap in general. The results of the study indicate that the inconsistency in wages is affected by both education and...
This study examines the facilitating factors for nonresident parents' financial provisions for children among the Chinese in Hong Kong. It found that financial provisions from nonresident parents are subject to economic and ideological as well as relational factors. The results call for the...
Social work has gradually developed and regained its formal recognition since the 1980s in the People's Republic of China. Because of its unique social, cultural, and political contexts, the professionalization of social work in China has to struggle within tensions from three domains: the...
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