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Journey to adulthood, East Asian perspectives, Chin-Chun Yi and Ming-Chang Tsai

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Journey to adulthood, East Asian perspectives, Chin-Chun Yi and Ming-Chang Tsai
Language
eng
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Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Journey to adulthood
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Responsibility statement
Chin-Chun Yi and Ming-Chang Tsai
Series statement
SAGE Studies in International Sociology
Sub title
East Asian perspectives
Summary
This book is the first scientific publication on transition to adulthood in East Asia with most chapters utilizing a longitudinal panel dataset of Taiwanese youth from 2000 to 2018 (i.e., from age 14 to 32)
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title Page -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Content Page -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- About the Authors -- Part I. Introduction -- 1. Journey to Adulthood: East Asian Perspectives -- Transition to Adulthood -- East Asian Context -- Competitive Educational System -- Persistent Cultural Norms -- Norms and Resources at Interplay in Transition to Adulthood: Illustrations From Taiwan Youth Project -- Taiwan Youth Project (TYP) -- Phase I Survey (2000-2009) -- Phase II (2011-2020) -- Launch of the Spousal Survey (2013-2018) -- Highlight of Chapters -- Contribution to the Academic Community -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Part II. Family Formation in Young Adulthood: Getting Married or Remaining Single -- 2. Marriage Intention and the Subsequent Marriage in Taiwan -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Factors in Determining the Probability of Marriage -- Factors Associated With the Desire to Marry -- Data -- The Data Source -- Definitions of Variables -- The Descriptive Statistics -- Marital Characteristics for the Married -- The Empirical Strategy -- Results -- Desire to Marry and Probability of Marriage -- Discussion and Conclusion -- References -- Appendix -- 3. Marrying Early or Remaining Single in Taiwan: The Choice of Young Adults -- Introduction -- Structural, Normative and Emotional Factors -- Structural Factors -- Family Status -- Individual Resources -- Education Status -- Economic Condition -- Normative or Ideological Factors -- Emotional Factors -- Research Method -- Samples -- In-Depth Interviews -- Analysis -- Research Findings and Discussion -- Early Marriage -- Conforming to Cultural Norms -- Postconception Marriage ('Shotgun Marriage') -- Reproductive Intention -- Structural Factors -- The Deficiency of Family Functions -- Educational Status -- Emotional FactorsStrained Family Relationships -- Romantic Experience and Love Impulse -- The Interaction Between Normative, Structural and Emotional Factors -- Remaining Single -- Delaying Marriage -- Emotional Factors -- Absence of Romantic Experience and Suitable Partner -- Lack of Marriage Consensus Between the Couple -- Insufficient Economic Resources -- No Intention of Marriage -- Challenge Cultural Norms -- Emotional Factors -- Family Disharmony -- Lack of Incentive to Marry: Freedom and Affection -- The Interaction Between Normative and Structural Factors -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix: -- Part III. From School-to-Work Transition: The Entry to Job Market -- 4. Education-to-Work Transitions and Youth's Psychological Well-Being in Taiwan -- Introduction -- Theory and State of the Art -- Leaving Education and Psychological Well-Being -- The Effect of Being NEET Versus Having a Job on Psychological Well-Being -- Research Design -- Data and Sample -- Treatment Variable -- Outcome Variables -- Method: Difference-in-Differences Propensity-Score Matching (DID-PSM) -- Control Variables -- Empirical Results -- Descriptive Statistics and Balancing of Control Variables -- The Effects of NEET on Depressive Symptoms, Health and Happiness -- Subgroup-Specific Analyses -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- 5. Landing a Middle-Class Position: College Degree, Occupational Status and Income of Young Adults in Taiwan1 -- Educational Expansion and Occupational Status in Early Career -- Sectors, Firm Characteristics and the Internal Labour Market -- Data and Methods -- Results and Analysis -- Effects on Income: Occupational Status and Firm-Level Characteristics -- Parking Lot or Hurdle Race? Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- References -- Part IV. Young Married Couples: Marital Adjustment at the Beginning Stage6. Domestic Labour Involvement of Young Taiwanese Couples in Different Partnership and Parenthood Statuses -- Introduction -- Explaining Household Labour -- Housework Patterns in Taiwan -- Distribution of Housework, Partnership Status and Parenthood -- Methodological Issues -- Methods -- Result -- Descriptive Statistics -- Multivariate Analysis -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- 7. Does Having a Grandchild Strengthen Intergenerational Solidarity? Financial, Instrumental and Emotional Support Exchange ... -- Introduction -- Intergenerational Support and Parenthood Status -- Intergenerational Financial Support -- Intergenerational Instrumental Support: Domestic Help -- Intergenerational Emotional Support -- Gender and Intergenerational Support -- Data and Variables -- Sample and Data -- Control Variables: Demographic Characteristics -- Life Transition Measurement: Parenthood Status -- Intergenerational Co-Residence -- Primary Childcare Provider -- Intimate Relationships -- Analytic Plan -- Intergenerational Model 1: Financial Support -- Intergenerational Model 2: Instrumental Support -- Intergenerational Model 3: Emotional Support -- Results -- Intergenerational Financial Support: Monetary Transmission -- Married Men's Intergenerational Financial Support -- Married Women's Intergenerational Financial Support -- Intergenerational Instrumental Support -- Married Men's Intergenerational Instrumental Support -- Married Women's Intergenerational Instrumental Support -- Intergenerational Emotional Support: Listen or Give Advice -- Discussion -- References -- 8. Childcare Arrangements Among Young Parents in Taiwan -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Examining Policies: Defamilialism or Familialism? -- The Missing Role of Grandparents in the Debate -- Factors Related to Childcare ArrangementsThe Gap between the Ideal and the Actual Arrangement -- Data and Method -- Data -- Variables -- Childcare Arrangements -- Demographic Characteristics and Socio-Economic Backgrounds -- Method -- Result -- The Overall Profile of Childcare Arrangement in Taiwan -- Differences in Childcare Arrangements by Family Structure and Education -- How Close to the Ideal Childcare? Investigating the Ideal-Actual Mismatch -- Childcare Arrangements and Satisfaction to Parent-Child Relationship -- Conclusion -- The Overall Profile of Childcare Arrangement in Taiwan -- Differences in Childcare Arrangements by Family Structure and by Education -- How Close to the Ideal Childcare? Investigating the Ideal-Actual Mismatch -- Childcare Arrangements and Satisfaction to Parent-Child Relationship -- Notes -- References -- Part V. The Longitudinal Effect From Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood -- 9. Parent-Child Relationships From Adolescence to Early Adulthood: The Role of Conceptions of Adulthood -- Introduction -- The Dependence Tendency of the Younger Generation in East Asia -- Transitions to Adulthood in a Changing Society -- The Conception of Adulthood and Parent-Child Relationships -- Background in Theory and Research -- Parent-Child Relationships From Adolescence to Early Adulthood -- Transition to Adulthood: A Journey Shared by Parents and Children -- What Does 'Coming of Age' Mean? -- Present Study -- Data and Methods -- Data and Sample -- Measurements -- Individual characteristics (phase 2, wave 3, 2017, Table 9.1) -- Young Adults' Conceptions of the Transition to Adulthood (Phase 2, Wave 3, 2017) -- Intergenerational Relationships: Young Adults' Financial Support for Parents (Phase 2, Wave 3, 2017) -- Adolescent-Parent Relationships (Phase 1, J3, Wave 4, 2003 and J1, Wave 6, 2005) -- Results -- Young Adults Conceptions of the Transition to AdulthoodAdolescent-Parent Relationships and Young Adults' Conceptions of the Transition to Adulthood -- Adolescent-Parent Relationships, Young Adults' Conceptions of the Transition to Adulthood and Intergenerational Relationships -- Preliminary Analyses -- Mediation Analysis -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- 10. Norms and Relations: Developmental Self-Esteem Trajectory and Its Determinants From Adolescence to Adulthood -- Introduction -- Developmental Self-Esteem Trajectory From Adolescence to Young Adulthood -- Cultural, Relational and Personal Factors of Self-Esteem Development -- Cultural Norms -- Interpersonal Relationships -- Personal Characteristics and Family Context -- The Present Study -- Data and Method -- Data and Sample -- Measurement -- Self-Esteem -- Cultural Norms: Conscientious Belief -- Interpersonal Relationships -- Personal Characteristics and Family Context -- Analytic Strategy -- Results -- The Developmental Curve of Self-Esteem -- Developmental Trajectory Classes of Self-Esteem -- The Effects of Cultural, Relational and Personal Factors -- Discussion and Conclusion -- References -- 11. Early Delinquency Trajectory and Developmental Outcomes in Adulthood: Findings From the Taiwan Youth Project -- Introduction -- Literature Review -- Types of Delinquency and the Empirical Studies in Taiwan -- Early Delinquency and Its Continuity Across the Life Course -- Early Delinquency and Developmental Outcomes in Adulthood -- Method -- Data -- Measures -- Delinquency -- Life-Course Transitions -- Social Bonds -- Socio-Economic Attainment -- Analytical Strategy -- Result -- The Developmental Patterns of Early Delinquency -- The Developmental Trajectory in the Early Delinquency -- The Early Trajectory of the Delinquency and the Continuity of Substance Use -- The Impacts of the Early Delinquency Trajectory on Life-Course TransitionsThe Impacts of the Early Delinquency Trajectory on Social Bonds
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