Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies

Research Output 1997 2019

2019

Achieving the age-friendly city agenda: an interventional study in Hong Kong’s Islands district

AMOAH, P. A., MOK, K. H., WEN, Z. & LI, L. W., 16 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Asian Public Policy. 20 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

district
well-being
health
social participation
community

Achieving the Age-friendly City Agenda: An Interventional Study in Islands District in Hong Kong

AMOAH, P. A., MOK, K. H. J. & WEN, Z. V., 2 Jul 2019.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsConference Paper (other)Other Conference Paperpeer-review

Hong Kong
district
well-being
demographic aging
interest group

Adult and child deprivation in Hong Kong

SAUNDERS, P. & TANG, V. M., 13 Aug 2019, In : Social Policy and Administration.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

deprivation
Hong Kong
poverty
income
social security
Open Access
club
development project
Hong Kong
district
rural community

Children’s and Adults’ perceptions of child necessities in Hong Kong

LAU, M. K. W., GORDON, D., ZHANG, M. F. & BRADSHAW, J., 20 Aug 2019, In : Social Policy and Administration.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Hong Kong
poverty
possession
deprivation
social deprivation
1 Scopus Citations

Cross-field effect and institutional habitus formation: self-reinforcing inequality in Chinese higher education system

HAN, X., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Education Policy. 34, 2, p. 267-294

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

meso level
education system
micro-politics
policy studies
relapse
2 Citations (Scopus)

Gauging the dispositions between indigenes, Chinese and other immigrant traders in Ghana:  towards a more inclusive society

DANKWAH, K. O. & AMOAH, P. A., 2 Jan 2019, In : Asian Ethnicity. 20, 1, p. 67-84 18 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Ghana
disposition
immigrant
migrant
public institution

How China Expands Social Insurance Coverage: The Informal Sector as a Testing Ground

QIAN, J., WEN, Z. & JIANG, J., 23 Jun 2019.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsConference Paper (other)Other Conference Paperpeer-review

Local patterns of social capital and sustenance of the Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) policy: a qualitative comparative study in Ghana

AMOAH, P. A., 1 Mar 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 2, e023376.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
Community Health Planning
Ghana
Health Services
Interviews
Health

Meaning Through Caregiving: A Qualitative Study of the Experiences of Informal Carers

CHAN, C. K., Vickers, T. & Barnard, A., 21 Apr 2019, In : British Journal of Social Work.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

caregiving
Caregivers
Spouses
experience
Mothers

Perceptions of Neglect and Well-Being among Independent Child Migrants in Ghana

AMOAH, P. A., 14 Oct 2019, In : Child Indicators Research.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Ghana
neglect
migrant
well-being
Public Policy

Personal income, local communities and happiness in a rich global city: evidence from Hong Kong

KÜHNER, S., LAU, M., JIANG, J. & WEN, Z., 8 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Asian Public Policy.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

happiness
Hong Kong
income
district
community

Socio-demographic and behavioral correlates of health literacy: a gender perspective in Ghana

AMOAH, P. A. & PHILLIPS, D. R., 15 May 2019, In : Women and Health.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Health Literacy
Ghana
Demography
Health
Economics

Targeting, Universalism and Child Poverty in Hong Kong

LAU, M. K. & CHOU, K., Feb 2019, In : Child Indicators Research. 12, 1, p. 255-275 21 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

universalism
Hong Kong
Poverty
poverty
income
Open Access
Health Literacy
Ghana
Social Support
Young Adult
Health

The relationship between functional health literacy, health-related behaviours and sociodemographic characteristics of street-involved youth in Ghana

AMOAH, P. A., KODUAH, A. O., GYASI, R. M., GWENZI, G. D. & ANADUAKA, U. S., May 2019, In : International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. 57, 3, p. 116-132 17 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Homeless Youth
Health Literacy
Ghana
Health
Alcohols
2018
7 Citations (Scopus)

Deprivation is associated with worse physical and mental health beyond income poverty : a population-based household survey among Chinese adults

CHUNG, R. Y-N., CHUNG, G. K., GORDON, D., Wong, S. Y., LAU, M. K-W., TANG, M. Y. V. & WONG, H., 1 Aug 2018, In : Quality of Life Research. 27, 8, p. 2127-2135 9 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Poverty
Mental Health
Health
Population
Independent Living

Evaluating the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Hong Kong Welfare Programmes in Reducing Child Poverty

CHEUNG, K. C. K., CHAN, W. S., CHOU, K. L. & LAU, M. K. W., 1 Nov 2018, In : Children and Society. 32, 6, p. 481-491 11 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Hong Kong
Poverty
welfare
poverty
efficiency
1 Scopus Citations

Health literacy and health : rethinking the strategies for universal health coverage in Ghana

AMOAH, P. A. & PHILLIPS, D., Jun 2018, In : Public Health. 159, p. 40-49 10 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Universal Coverage
Health Literacy
Ghana
Health
Health Services Accessibility
2 Citations (Scopus)

International and transnational education for whose interests? A study on the career development of Chinese students

MOK, K. H., HAN, X., JIANG, J. & ZHANG, X., Jul 2018, In : Higher Education Quarterly. 72, 3, p. 208-223 16 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

career
education
student
learning
experience
2 Citations (Scopus)

Social networks and health : understanding the nuances of healthcare access between urban and rural populations

AMOAH, P. A., EDUSEI, J. & AMUZU, D., 13 May 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 5, 15 p., 973.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
Urban Population
Rural Population
Social Support
Delivery of Health Care
Health
4 Citations (Scopus)

Social participation, health literacy, and health and well-being : a cross-sectional study in Ghana

AMOAH, P. A., 1 Apr 2018, In : SSM - Population Health. 4, p. 263-270 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
Social Participation
Health Literacy
Ghana
social participation
cross-sectional study
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Social protection for the informal sector in urban China : institutional constraints and self-selection behaviour

JIANG, J., QIAN, J. & WEN, Z., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Social Policy. 47, 2, p. 335-357 23 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
File
social insurance
informal sector
China
employer
registration system

The independent role of deprivation in abdominal obesity beyond income poverty. A population-based household survey in Chinese adults

Chung, G. K., Chung, R. Y., Chan, D. C., Lai, F. T., Wong, H., Lau, M. K., Wong, S. Y. & Yeoh, E., 12 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Public Health.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Abdominal Obesity
Poverty
Obesity
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
2 Citations (Scopus)

What are the financial barriers to medical care among the poor, the sick and the disabled in the Special Administrative Region of China?

WONG, S. Y., CHUNG, R. Y., CHEN, D., CHUNG, G. K., LI, J., MAK, D., LAU, M., TANG, V., GORDON, D., CHEN, D. & WONG, H., 14 Nov 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 11, e0205794.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
Hong Kong
Health care
China
mental health
Health
1 Scopus Citations

“Who'll do all these if I'm not around?” : bonding social capital and health and well-being of inpatients

AMOAH, P. A., KODUAH, A. O. & GYASI, R. M., Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 13, 1, 11 p., 1435108.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
Inpatients
Health
Delivery of Health Care
Health Facilities
Public Facilities
2017
13 Citations (Scopus)

Acculturation and cross-cultural adaptation : the moderating role of social support

NG, T. K., WANG, W. C. K. & CHAN, W., 1 Jul 2017, In : International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 59, p. 19-30 12 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Acculturation
acculturation
Social Support
Psychological Adaptation
social support

A cultural sociological review of Chinese funeral rituals

CHAN, S. Y. S. & CHOW, A. Y. M., May 2017, Handbook of the sociology of death, grief, and bereavement: a guide to theory and practice. THOMPSON, N. & COX, G. R. (eds.). Routledge, p. 351-364 14 p.

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsBook ChapterResearchpeer-review

funeral
religious behavior
industrial revolution
social history
social cohesion

Age-friendly community and productive ageing in Hong Kong

WEN, Z., 14 Mar 2017.

Research output: Other Conference ContributionsPresentationPresentation

Hong Kong
community
citizen
illiteracy
grandchild

Conclusion

LAU, K. W. M. & GORDON, D., 1 Mar 2017, Poverty in a rich society : the case of Hong Kong. LAU, M. K. W. & GORDON, D. (eds.). The Chinese University Press, p. 203-208 6 p.

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsForeword / PostscriptResearch

Conclusion : differentiating the possible pathways for higher education massification in the Asia Pacific

Neubauer, D. E., Jiang, J. & MOK, K. H. J., 22 Nov 2017, The sustainability of higher education in an era of post-massification. Taylor and Francis, p. 134-140 7 p.

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsForeword / PostscriptResearch

education
editor
sustainability
1 Scopus Citations

Defamilisation measures and women’s labour force participation : a comparative study of twelve countries

Chau, R. C. M., Yu, S. W. K., Foster, L. & LAU, K. M., 17 Feb 2017, In : Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy. 33, 1, p. 73-86 14 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

labor force participation
labor market
interpretation
participation
welfare
5 Citations (Scopus)

Government purchase of services in China : similar intentions, different policy designs

WEN, Z. V., Feb 2017, In : Public Administration and Development. 37, 1, p. 65-78 14 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

social work
social organization
purchase
China
market
7 Citations (Scopus)

Higher education governance and policy in China : managing decentralization and transnationalism

MOK, K. H. J. & HAN, X., 2017, In : Policy and Society. 36, 1, p. 34-48 15 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
decentralization
governance
social economics
China
education
8 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating behavioural and branding perspectives to maximize green brand equity : a holistic approach

BUTT, M. M., MUSHTAQ, S., AFZAL, A., KHONG, K. W., ONG, F. S. & NG, P. F., 1 May 2017, In : Business Strategy and the Environment. 26, 4, p. 507-520 14 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

holistic approach
equity
environmental values
consumption behavior
survey method

Introduction

LAU, K. W. M., 1 Mar 2017, Poverty in a rich society : the case of Hong Kong. LAU, M. K. W. & GORDON, D. (eds.). The Chinese University Press, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsForeword / PostscriptResearch

Poverty in a rich society : the case of Hong Kong

LAU, K. W. M. (ed.) & GORDON, D. (ed.), 2017, The Chinese University Press.

Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksBook (Editor)Education

Hong Kong
poverty
exclusion
economy
comparative research

Poverty in Hong Kong

LAU, M. K. W., PANTAZIS, C., GORDON, D., LAI, L. & SUTTON, E., 1 Mar 2017, Poverty in a rich society: the case of Hong Kong. LAU, M. K. W. & GORDON, D. (eds.). The Chinese University Press, p. 21-55 35 p.

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsBook ChapterResearchpeer-review

Strengthening the referral system through social capital : a qualitative inquiry in Ghana

AMOAH, P. A. & PHILLIPS, D., Dec 2017, In : Healthcare. 5, 4, 12 p., 80.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
Ghana
social capital
personnel
finance
health

The impact of national context on age diversity and age management : the case of the UK and Hong Kong

FLYNN, M., SCHRÖDER, H. S. & CHAN, C. M. A., 1 Jan 2017, The Palgrave handbook of age diversity and work. Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 499-519 21 p.

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsBook ChapterResearchpeer-review

Hong Kong
demographic aging
savings
management
working life

The sustainability of higher education in an era of post-massification

NEUBAUER, D. E. (ed.), MOK, K. H. J. (ed.) & JIANG, J. (ed.), 22 Nov 2017, Taylor and Francis. 147 p.

Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksBook (Editor)Researchpeer-review

sustainability
education
Social Mobility
resources
funding

政府购买服务的理想与现实

温卓毅, Apr 2017, In : 中国社会组织 = China Social Organization. 8, p. 23-24 2 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

2016

China’s rural graduates : urbanization, employability and social mobility

WEN, Z. V., 27 May 2016, In : International Public Policy Review.

Research output: Journal PublicationsPolicy or Profession paperPolicy

Open Access
employability
Social Mobility
urbanization
graduate
China

Confronting HK localism with a unified social citizenship

WEN, Z. V., 21 Sep 2016, In : International Public Policy Review.

Research output: Journal PublicationsPolicy or Profession paperPolicy

Open Access
Hong Kong
citizenship
voter
separatism
election

Considerations for the use of advance directives among older persons with dementia in Hong Kong

CHAN, C. M. A., CHAN, J. L. A. & KWAN, D. L. D., 1 Feb 2016, In : US-China Law Review. 13, 2, p. 89-111 23 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

dementia
Hong Kong
guardianship
human being
physician's care
2 Citations (Scopus)

The role of international service-learning in facilitating undergraduate students’ self-exploration

YANG, M., LUK, Y. YL., WEBSTER, B. J., CHAU, W. L. A. & MA, H. K. C., 1 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Studies in International Education. 20, 5, p. 416-436 21 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

learning
student
Values
empathy
overseas
2015
9 Citations (Scopus)

Age-friendly neighbourhoods as civic participation : implementation of an active ageing policy in Hong Kong

CHAN, C. M. A. & CAO, T., 2015, In : Journal of Social Work Practice. 29, 1, p. 53-68 16 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Hong Kong
Aging of materials
participation
role play
political participation

Ageing trends in Asia-Pacific region

CHAN, C. M. A. & MA, H. K. C., Jun 2015, Routledge handbook of cultural gerontology. TWIGG, J. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 428-437 10 p.

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsBook ChapterResearchpeer-review

world population
human being
trend
Mongolia
fertility rate
14 Citations (Scopus)

A road map for empowering undergraduates to practice service leadership through service-learning in teams

SNELL, R. S., CHAN, Y. L., MA, H. K. C. & CHAN, K. M. C., 1 Jun 2015, In : Journal of Management Education. 39, 3, p. 372-399 28 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

leadership
learning
organization
student
commitment

Chinese conception of mental illness : a comparative culture analysis

CHAN, C. M. A., CAO, T. & Gao, M. T., 1 Feb 2015, In : Asian Journal of Pharmacy, Nursing and Medical Sciences. 3, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Mental Illness
Conception
Environmental Influences
History
Manifestation