Economic Stress, Human Capital, and Families in Asia: Research and Policy Challenges

  • Wei-Jun Jean Yeung
Part of the Quality of Life in Asia book series (QLAS, volume 4)


This chapter describes the background and rationale for this volume. An overarching conceptual framework used in this volume is provided, and findings from each chapter are summarized. Future research directions and policy implications for economic stress, human capital, and families in Asia are also discussed.


Domestic Violence Financial Crisis Wenchuan Earthquake Social Support Network Economic Stress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Sociology & Asia Research InstituteNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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