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The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia:
A Four-Country Comparative Study, Albert I. Hermalin, Editor

Publications and Working Papers

The culmination of the project's research from 1989-2001 is represented in the monograph, "The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia: A Four-Country Comparative Study," Albert I. Hermalin, Editor, University of Michigan Press, 2003.

Additionally, two lists of papers related to the Project are included on this page.

First, a list of working papers for the project is maintained by the Publications division of the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan.

Second, a list of publications either using project data or relevant to the project is included below.

Chapters and Journal Articles

Andrews, F. R. and A. I. Hermalin. 2000. "Research Directions in Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region: Past Present and Future," in Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region, Issues, Policies and Future Trends, David R. Phillips, ed., pp. 51-81.

Cheung, P.L. and S. Vasoo. 1992. "Ageing Population in Singapore: A Case Study," in Ageing in East and South-East Asia (Research Studies in Gerontology), D.R. Phillips, ed., Pp. 77-104.

Chayovan, Napaporn. 1994. "Elderly Women in Thailand: Their Role, Status and Family Supports." Australian Journal on Ageing 13(4), November, 1994. pp. 182-85.

Cheung, P.L. 1991. "Social Support Network for the Elderly in a High-Rise Public Housing Estate in Singapore," in Social Services and Ageing Policies in the USA and Asia, H. Sheppard, ed., pp. 305-340.

Domingo, L.J. 1990. "Work, Retirement and Income Security: A View from the Philippines," in J. Habib and C. Nursberg, eds., Rethinking Worklife Options for Older People, International Federation of Ageing, Washington, D.C., JDC-Brookdale Institute of Gerontology and Adult Human Development in Israel, December, 1990.

Domingo, L.J. and J.B. Casterline. 1992. "Living Arrangements of the Filipino Elderly." Asia-Pacific Population Journal 7(3), September 1992. An earlier version distributed as Research Report No. 92-16.

Hermalin, A.I. 1997. "Drawing Policy Lessons for Asia from Research on Aging," special issue on Family Support for Elderly in Southeast Asia, Asia Pacific Population Journal (forthcoming).

Hermalin, A.I. 1995. "Aging in Asia: Setting the Research Foundation," Asia Pacific Population Research Reports, No. 4, April 1995.

Hermalin, A.I. 1994. "The Shifting Boundaries of Demography and Implications for Research and Training in Taiwan." Keynote Address in Proceedings of Conference on Demographic Changes and Institutional Adjustment in Taiwan Area, Feb. 25-6, 1994, Taipei. Taichung, Taiwan: Population Association of China.

Hermalin, A.I. 1993. "Fertility and Family Planning Among the Elderly in Taiwan or Integrating the Demography of Aging into Population Studies." Demography 30(4):507-518.

Hermalin, A.I. and B.A. Christenson. 1991. "Demographic Decomposition of Elderly Living Arrangements with a Mexican Example." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 6(3):331-348, July 1991.

Hermalin, A.I. and B.A. Christenson. 1992. "Census-Based Approaches for Studying Aggregate Changes in Characteristics of the Elderly." Asian and Pacific Population Forum 6(2):35-42,58-67.

Hermalin, A.I., M.B. Ofstedal and M.-C. Chang. 1996. "Types of Supports for the Aged and Their Providers in Taiwan," in T. Hareven, ed., Aging and Generational Relations over the Life Course: A Historical and Cross-cultural Perspective, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter and Co. An earlier version distributed as Research Report No. 92-14.

Hermalin, A.I, M.B. Ofstedal and M.-C. Chang. 1992. "A Comparison of Alternative Approaches to Measuring Needs and Levels of Support Received Among the Elderly in Taiwan." In Readings in Population: A Volume in Honor of Ronald Freedman, edited by P. Krishnan et al. New Delhi, India: B.K. Publ. Corp., pp. 295-310.

Kim, I.K. and E.H. Choe. 1992. "Support Exchange Patterns of the Elderly in the Republic of Korea." Asia-Pacific Population Journal 7(3):89-104, September 1992.

Knodel, J. 1995. "Focus Groups as a Qualitative Method for Cross-Cultural Resarch in Social Gerontology." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 10: 7-20.

Knodel, J. 1994. "Conducting Comparative Focus Group Research: Cautionary Comments from a Coordinator." Health Transition Review 4(1):99-104.

Knodel, J. 1994. "Population Ageing and Fertility: Some Implications for Thailand." in Intsitute of Population Studies and UNFPA (eds.), New Directions in Population Policies and Programs in Thailand, Bangkog: Institute of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University, IPS Publication no. 217/94.

Knodel, J., N. Chayovan and C. Saengtienchai. 1994. "Are Thais Deserting Their Elderly Parents? New Evidence from the 1990 Census" BOLD 4(3): 7-11.

Knodel, J., N. Chayovan and S. Siriboon. 1996. "Familial Support and the Life Course of Thai Elderly and Their Children," in T. Hareven, ed., Aging and Intergenerational Relations over the Life Course: A Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspective, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter & Co.

Knodel, J., N. Chayovan and S. Siriboon. 1992. "The Familial Support System of Thai Elderly: An Overview," Asia-Pacific Population Journal 7(3):105-126, September 1992.

Knodel, J., N. Chayovan and S. Siriboon. 1992. "Population Aging and the Demand for Hospital Care in Thailand." Asian and Pacific Population Forum 6(1):1-4,21-24.

Knodel, J., N. Chayovan and S. Siriboon. 1992. "The Impact of Fertility Decline on Familial Support for the Elderly: An Illustration from Thailand." Population and Development Review 18(1):79-103.

Knodel, J. and N. Debavalya. 1992. "Social and Economic Support Systems for the Elderly in Asia: An Introduction," Asia-Pacific Population Journal 7(3), September 1992. Special volume on the elderly edited by J. Knodel.

Knodel, J. and C. Saengtienchai. 1996. "Family Care for Rural Elderly in the Midst of Rapid Social Change: The Case of Thailand." Social Change 26(2): 98-115.

Knodel, J., C. Saengtienchai and W. Obiero. 1995. "Do Small Families Jeopardize Old Age Security? Evidence from Thailand" BOLD 5(4): 13-17.

Knodel, J., C. Saengtienchai and W. Sittitrai. 1994. "The Living Arrangements of Elderly in Thailand: Views of the Populace." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 10: 79-111.

Li, R.M., Y. Xie and H.-S. Lin. 1993. "Division of Family Property in Taiwan," Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 8(1) 49-69.

Liu, X., A. I. Hermalin, and Y.L. Chang 1997. "The Effect of Education on Mortality among Older Taiwanese and its Pathways" Journal of Gerontology (Forthcoming)

Mehta, K. K., Mohd Maliki bin Osman and A E Y Lee 1995. "Living Arrangements of the Elderly in Singapore: Cultural Norms in Transition" Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 10, (1,2): 113-143.

Mehta, K.K. 1997. "Respect Redefined: Focus group insights from Singapore" The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 44, (3):205-219.

Mehta, K.K. 1997. "Cultural Scripts and Social Integration of the Elderly," Ageing and Society, 17:253-275.

Mehta, K.K. 1997. "The Impact of religious beliefs and practices on aging: A cross-cultural comparison," Journal of Aging Studies, 11,(2): 101-114.

Mehta, K.K. (ed.) 1997. Untapped Resources: Women in Ageing Societies across Asia Federal publications (Times Academic press) : Singapore ISBN 981 210 106 3.

Milagros M.B.A., L. Domingo, J. Knodel, and K. Mehta. 1995. "Living Arrangements in Four Asian Countries: A Comparative Perspective." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 10: 145-162.

Siriwan Siriboon and J. Knodel. 1994. "Thai Elderly Who Do Not Coreside with Their Children." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology 9(1): 21-38.

Williams, L. and L.J. Domingo. "The Social Status of Elderly Women and Men within the Filipino Family." Journal of Marriage and the Family 55(May 1993):415-426. An earlier version distributed as Research Report No. 19.

Publications of the Institute of Population Studies, Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University (in Thai):

No. 195/35. Chayovan, N. 1992. "Support of Parents and Attitudes Towards Elderly of Thai Adults."

No. 197/35. Chayovan, N., J. Knodel and S. Siriboon. 1992. "Familial Support and the LIfe Course of Thai Elderly and Their Children."

No. 198/35. Chayovan, N., J. Knodel and S. Siriboon. 1992. "The Impact of Fertility Decline on Familial Support for the Elderly."

No. 180/33. Chayovan, N., J. Knodel and S. Siriboon. 1990. "Thailand's Elderly Population: A Demographic and Social Profile Based on Official Statistical Sources."

Taiwan Aging Series, Taiwan Provincial Institute of Family Planning, Taichung, Taiwan (in Chinese):

No. 1. Lin, H.-S. 1992. "Gerontology Bibliography in Taiwan."



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