FAMILIES AND KINSHIP: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

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  1. Discuss the development of child care as welfare policy in Hong Kong in light of the rapid changes of the family structure. Also explain how such development of child care affects the status and role of women and the family as a whole.
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  2. Give sociological reasons for why child poverty is relatively more common in Hong Kong Immigrant families. Explain which theory as applied in the article is more convincing in the policy context.
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  3. Discuss the changes of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance policy regarding eligibility age towards the 60 to 64 year old in Hong Kong. What are the issues involved in the policy and why?
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  4. Write a critical analysis in 2,000 words of one recently published policy document or journal article (within five years) which analyses a social policy issue relevant to our understanding of families and kinship in the global age. You should identify a respectable published source for this task.