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- DescriptionBased on the most recent data from Taiwan, this book provides readers with a comprehensive picture of the diverse growth trajectories experienced by East Asian youth as they progress from early adolescence to adulthood in a rapidly changing social environment.
- Author BiographyChin-Chun Yi is a research fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan and teaches a graduate seminar at the Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University. She received her Sociology degrees of B.A. from National Taiwan University, M.A. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota (1981). Dr. Yi's recent research projects include Family Change and Female's Domestic Status in Three Chinese Societies (1994-2002), The Intergenerational Transmission of Value of Children in Taiwan (2004-2007), Taiwan Youth Project: The Interplay of Family, School and Community (2000-2008) where she serves as the principal investigator and leads teams composed of researchers of different ranks. Chin-Chun Yi has been an active member of the ISA since 1990, and has served in the board of Committee on Family Research (RC06) from 1992-2006 (the vice president 2002-2006). Dr. Yi organized several successful International Conferences on family (1993 and 2003 for RC06) and on youth studies (2004, 2008, 2009). She also serves in the editorial board as well as the guest editor for International Sociology, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Journal of Family Issues, Current Sociology and others. In addition to her academic work, Dr. Yi was appointed the Commissioner and honorary advisor for Taiwan Provincial Government from 1994-1998 when she initiated and established the child protection program in Taiwan. Over her career, Chin-Chun Yi has actively participated in professional services in domestic as well as in Asian academic institutes. She is frequently invited to give advice to Ministry of Education, Ministry of Interior and several NGOs in Taiwan.
- Date of Publication12/10/2012
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Series TitleQuality of Life in Asia
- Series Part/Volume Number2
- Place of PublicationDordrecht
- Country of PublicationNetherlands
- Content NoteX, 346 p.
- Weight695 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Edited byChin-Chun Yi
- Edition Statement2013 ed.
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