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Getting Past the Middle Income Trap: The Unprecedented Challenge of the Park Geun-Hye Administration in South Korea
9-April-2013

Opinion article by Prof. Yukiko Fukagawa of Waseda University "The freshest aspect of this administration is not the president’s position as the first female president of South Korea, but the president’s goal of achieving happy society and for being the first administration in history to push social policy."

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Contact: Waseda University Institution: Waseda University
 
Improving behaviour in children with autism
19-February-2013

Kuala Lumpur, 19 Feb - Weekly music therapy sessions can have a positive effect on behaviour in children with autism, reports a paper in Pertanika Journal. In a study of 41 children, improvements were seen particularly in inattentive behaviours over a ten month period.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Stress management for police personnel
19-February-2013

Shimla, India 19 Feb - Police personnel given stress management interventions respond better with a combination of physical and mental therapies. An Indian researcher has devised techniques based on Indian psychological models, which include yoga & meditation. The research is published in Pertanika Journal of Social Science & Humanities

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Gender Issues in Children's Literature
16-January-2013

Writers, publishers, teachers and parents need to closely scrutinise gender construction in children’s literature so that young children are presented with stories that promote equality and respect for both sexes according to Ramesh Nair from University Teknologi MARA

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
 
The rise of the daughter-in-law: Why son preference is weakening in Bangladesh
10-December-2012

"Using similar research methods as in 1979, we found a marked shift away from son preference. Most women we interviewed wanted fewer children and no longer cared much if they were boys or girls. Indeed, some expressed a preference for daughters."

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Contact: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
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