The impact of growing up in a transnational household on youth transition to adulthood: A comparative mixed method study from Southeast Asia


Grant Data
Project Title
The impact of growing up in a transnational household on youth transition to adulthood: A comparative mixed method study from Southeast Asia
Principal Investigator
Dr Jordan, Lucy Porter   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Yeoh Brenda SA   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Graham Elspeth   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2018-12-31
Amount
747504
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
youth, Southeast Asia, transnational, mixed methods
Discipline
Social Policy
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17606815
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) To determine relationships between experience of childhood parental migration and a range of outcomes (health and wellbeing, education and employment, family relationships) at young adulthood, using young people who grew up in non-migrant households in the same communities as a comparison group. 3) To determine if outcomes differ for young men and young women 4) To investigate whether young adults have poorer outcomes or family relationships in Indonesia compared to the Philippines. 5) To contribute to the academic, practice and pollicy dialogues about longer-term impacts of growing up in a transnational household.