Special Collection 30

Family Changes and Inequality in East Asia

Published 11 May 2021

This Special Collection, edited by Hyunjoon Park, presents eight articles that share the common interest of how families in East Asia have evolved against a backdrop of growing economic inequality and persistent gender inequality across a variety of family-related outcomes. They collectively demonstrate the relevance of increased labor market uncertainty and the continuing male breadwinner norm to emerging patterns of family behavior in East Asia.

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11 May 2021 | summary

Introduction to the special collection on family changes and inequality in East Asia

Hyunjoon Park

Volume: 44 Article ID: 40
Pages: 979–992
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.40

09 December 2020 | research article

Job characteristics, marital intentions, and partner-seeking actions: Longitudinal evidence from Japan

Wei-hsin Yu, Yuko Hara

Volume: 43 Article ID: 52
Pages: 1509–1544
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2020.43.52

12 January 2021 | research article

Marriage intentions, desires, and pathways to later and less marriage in Japan

James Raymo, Fumiya Uchikoshi, Shohei Yoda

Volume: 44 Article ID: 3
Pages: 67–98
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.3

05 February 2021 | research article

Singlehood in contemporary Japan: Rating, dating, and waiting for a good match

Mary C. Brinton, Eunmi Mun, Ekaterina Hertog

Volume: 44 Article ID: 10
Pages: 239–276
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.10

11 May 2021 | research article

Socioeconomic differentials in fertility in South Korea

Sojung Lim

Volume: 44 Article ID: 39
Pages: 941–978
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.39

26 January 2021 | descriptive finding

Diverging gaps in childcare time by parental education in South Korea

Hyunjoon Park

Volume: 44 Article ID: 6
Pages: 143–156
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.6

04 February 2021 | descriptive finding

Japanese adolescents' time use: The role of household income and parental education

Ekaterina Hertog, Muzhi Zhou

Volume: 44 Article ID: 9
Pages: 225–238
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.9

02 February 2021 | research article

Family status and women’s career mobility during urban China’s economic transition

Guangye He, Xiaogang Wu

Volume: 44 Article ID: 8
Pages: 189–224
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.8

23 March 2021 | research article

The mixed blessing of living together or close by: Parent–child relationship quality and life satisfaction of older adults in China

Ke Shen, Feinian Chen, Hangqing Ruan

Volume: 44 Article ID: 24
Pages: 563–594
DOI: 10.4054/DemRes.2021.44.24

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