Advances in Sociology Research. Volume 16


Jared A. Jaworski (Editor)

Series: Advances in Sociology Research
BISAC: SOC026000

This continuing series presents original leading edge research results in the field of sociology. Each chapter has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial advances across a broad spectrum. Included in this compilation are topics such as adolescent health risk behaviors in a migrant population; parent’s religious involvement, family socialization and adolescent behavioral problems in Hong Kong; social production of resilience and adjustment in social service users; foster caregiver perceptions of schooling problems; patriotism and Shanghai’s cooperation with Hong Kong; the dynamics of disability sport identity development; HIV testing’s influence on attitudes towards people living with HIV/AIDs in Zambia; sociological developments in the history of health and illness; and suicide in India.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors in a Migrant Population
(Caroline Barakat-Haddad, Rania Dghaim, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada, and others)

Parents’ Religious Involvement, Family Socialization and Adolescent Behavioral Problems in Hong Kong
(Jerf W.K. Yeung and Zhang Zhuoni, City University of Hong Kong, China)

Social Production of Resilience and Adjustment in Social Service Users
(Chau-kiu Cheung, Tak-yan Lee and Ping Kwong Kam, City University of Hong Kong, China)

Foster Caregiver Perceptions of Schooling Problems
(Andrea Zetlin and Lois Weinberg, California State University, Los Angeles, Charter College of Education, Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Does Patriotism Raise Shanghai’s Cooperation with Hong Kong?
(Chau-kiu Cheung, Yong Gui, City University of Hong Kong, China, and others)

The Dynamics of Disability Sport Identity Development
(Jeffrey J. Martin, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA)

Sociological Developments in the History of Health and Illness
(Nicholas Ralph, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia)

Suicide in India
(David Lester and Kavita Naik, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, USA)


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