Lone Mothers, Social Security and the Family in Hong Kong

Lone Mothers, Social Security and the Family in Hong Kong

by Lai-Ching Leung
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840143207

ISBN-13: 9781840143201

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840143201
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Social and Political Studies from Hong Kong Series
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 6.02(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figure
Exchange Rate
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Social Security and Work Incentives5
2Women's Economic Dependency and the Labour Market27
3Women and the Family Change51
4Lone Mothers in Hong Kong67
5Research Methodology87
6Claiming Experiences of Lone Mothers99
7Lone Mothers and Employment131
8The Views of Officials159
9Conclusions175
App. 1Interview Guidelines191
App. 2Background of Respondents207
App. 3Social Security System in Hong Kong217
Bibliography227

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