Asia Research Briefs provide short summaries of research by YCAR Associates. Their purpose is to share insights from academic research that are otherwise not widely circulated. They are directed, in particular, to journalists, policy analysts, community leaders and interested members of the public.

Canada’s Live-in Caregiver Program
Philip F. Kelly

Fishing for Political Control: Tangled Lines of Fishing Activity and Korean Maritime Boundary Disputes
Andrew M. Song

Oil Palm Plantations, Migration and Indian Youth Culture in Contemporary Malaysia
Kabita Chakraborty

Retelling the Philippines’ ‘turnaround story’
Kenneth Cardenas

Violence, Memory and Transnational Youth Formation in Sikh and Ahmadiyya Communities
Michael Nijhawan

Confucius Institutes Worldwide Attempt to Boost Research and Involvement
Qiang Zha

 Understanding Intergenerational Social Mobility: Filipino Youth in Canada
Philip F. Kelly

Filipino Youth Success in Vancouver
Julia Mais

Analyzing Farmer Suicides in India
Raju Das and Mohana Kumar S.

Chinese Women’s History: Local or Global?
Joan Judge

The Ageing Tiger: Retirement Challenges in South Korea
Thomas Klassen

Development Aid and the Rise of New Donors
Gregory Chin and Fahimul Quadir

 

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