Publications

Study Findings
Indonesia: East and West Java
Philippines: Bulacan and Laguna
Thailand: Lampang and Udon Thani

CHAMPSEA in the News
T. Lam in Caritas, 22 July 2014, Supporting children of migrant parents in South-east Asia.
NUS Giving
, 13 June 2012, How are the children faring?
OFW Journalism Consortium,
17-24 June 2011, Father-carers of two-parent migrant families in Bulacan, Laguna doing well—study
Population and Development Newsletter,
Volume 31, Issue 3 (February-March 2011), เมื่อ ...... พ่อแม่ของหนูทำงานอยู่ต่างประเท ศ (On...my parents are working abroad)
ARI Newsletter,
November 2010, Issue No. 24, Notes from the Field: Left-behind Families and Children of Migrants
ARI Newsletter,
July 2009, Issue No. 20, CHAMPSEA Project in Vietnam
ARI Newsletter,
March 2009, Issue No. 19, CHAMPSEA
ARI Newsletter,
July 2008, Issue No. 17, CHAMPSEA
ARI Newsletter,
March 2008, Issue No. 16, CHAMPSEA Training Meeting 1
ARI Newsletter,
November 2007, Issue No. 15, CHAMPSEA Project
ARI Newsletter,
March 2007, Issue No. 13, ARI-Asian Metacentre Project Meeting for Research Project, "Transnational Migration in South-East Asia and the Health of Children Left Behind"
ARI Newsletter
, November 2006, Issue No. 12, Asian Metacentre receives Wellcome Trust grant

Published Articles/Book Chapters
Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh (2015) Introduction: Migration, Remittances and the Family. In Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances and the Changing Family in Asia, edited by L.A. Hoang and B.S.A. Yeoh, pp. 1-23. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh (2015) Transnational Labour Migration, Debts and Family Economics in Vietnam. In Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances and the Changing Family in Asia, edited by L.A. Hoang and B.S.A. Yeoh, pp. 283-310. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Graham, E., L. Jordan and B.S.A. Yeoh (2015) Parental migration and the mental health of those who stay behind to care for children in South-East Asia. Social Science & Medicine, 132: 225-235, doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.060. [Open Access]

Hoang, L.A., T. Lam, B.S.A. Yeoh and E. Graham (2015) Transnational migration, changing care arrangements and left-behind children's responses in Southeast Asia. Children's Geographies, 13(3): 263-277, doi: 10.1080/14733285.2015.972653. [Open Access]

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh (2015) Children’s Agency and its Contradictions in the Context of Transnational Labour Migration from Vietnam. Global Networks, 15(2): 180-197, doi: 10.1111/glob.12057. [Open Access]

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh (2015) ‘I’d Do it for Love or for Money’: Vietnamese Women in Taiwan and the Social Construction of Female Migrant Sexuality. Gender, Place and Culture, 22(5): 591-607, doi : 10.1080/0966369X.2014.885892. [Open Access]

Lam, T. and B.S.A. Yeoh (2014) Long-distance fathers, left-behind fathers and returnee fathers: Changing fathering practices in Indonesia and the Philippines. In Globalized fatherhoods: Emergent forms and possibilities in the new millennium, edited by M. Inhorn, W. Chavkin, J.A. Navarro, New York: Berghahn: 103-128.

Graham, E. and B.S.A. Yeoh (editors) (2013) Special Issue on Child Health and Migrant Parents in South-East Asia. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 22(3).

Articles in the Special Issue:
Graham, E. and B.S.A. Yeoh (2013) Introduction: Child Health and Migrant Parents in South-East Asia: Risk and Resilience among Primary School-Aged Children. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 22(3): 297-314. [Open Access]

Graham, E. and L.P. Jordan (2013) Does Having a Migrant Parent Reduce the Risk of Undernutrition for Children Who Stay Behind in South-East Asia? Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 22(3): 315-348. [Open Access]

Asis, M.M.B. and C. Ruiz-Marave (2013) Leaving a Legacy: Parental Migration and School Outcomes among Young Children in the Philippines. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 22(3): 349-376. [Open Access]

Jampaklay, A. and P. Vapattanawong (2013) The Subjective Well-being of Children in Transnational and Non-migrant Households: Evidence from Thailand. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 22(3): 377-400. [Open Access]

Jordan, L.P., E. Graham and D.V. Nguyen (2013) Alcohol Use among Very Early Adolescents in Vietnam: What Difference Does Parental Migration Make? Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 22(3): 401-420. [Open Access]

Lam, T., M. Ee, L.A. Hoang and B.S.A. Yeoh (2013) Securing a Better Living Environment for Left-behind Children: Implications and Challenges for Policies. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 22(3): 421-445. [Open Access]

Sukamdi and A.M. Wattie (2013) Tobacco Use and Exposure among Children in Migrant and Non-Migrant Households in Java, Indonesia. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 22(3): 447-464. [Open Access]

*The articles in this Special Issue are available via Europe PubMed Central (http://europepmc.org/).

Lam, T., B.S.A. Yeoh and L.A. Hoang (2013) Transnational Migration and Changing Care Arrangements for Left-Behind Children in Southeast Asia: A Selective Literature Review in Relation to the CHAMPSEA Study. Asia Research Institute Working Paper Series No. 207, September 2013, Asia Research Institute, Singapore. [Open Access]

Yeoh, B.S.A. and T. Lam (2013) Transnational Migration in Southeast Asia and the Gender Roles of Left-behind Fathers. ARROW for Change, 19(1): 8-9. [Open Access]

Jordan, L. and E. Graham (2012) Resilience and well-being among children of migrant parents in South-East Asia. Child Development, 83(5): 1672-1688. [Open Access]

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh (2012) Sustaining families across transnational spaces: Vietnamese migrant parents and their left-behind children. Asian Studies Review, 36(3): 307-325. [Accepted Version]

Hoang, L.A., B.S.A. Yeoh and A.M. Wattie (2012) Transnational labour migration and the politics of care in the Southeast Asian family. Geoforum, 43(4): 733-740. [Open Access]

Graham, E., L. Jordan, B.S.A. Yeoh, T. Lam, M. Asis and Sukamdi (2012) Transnational families and the family nexus: Perspectives of Indonesian and Filipino children left behind by migrant parent(s). Environment and Planning A, 44(4): 793-815. [Open Access]

Yeoh, B.S.A., A.E. Lai, C. Alipio, L.A. Hoang, T. Lam and M.C.W. Lu (2012) Report for Children’s Geographies: Inter-Asia Roundtable on Transnational Migration and Children in Asian Contexts. Children’s Geographies, 10(1): 123-129. [Free Access]

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh (2011) Breadwinning wives and ‘left-behind’ husbands: men and masculinities in the Vietnamese transnational family. Gender and Society, 25(6): 717-739. [Accepted Version]

Graham, E. and L.P. Jordan (2011) Migrant Parents and the Psychological Well-Being of Left-Behind Children in Southeast Asia, Journal of Marriage and Family, 73, no. 4: 763-787. [Open Access]

Yeoh, B.S.A. and T. Lam (2007) The Costs of (Im)mobility: Children Left Behind and Children who Migrate with a Parent. In United Nations ESCAP, Perspectives on Gender and Migration, pp. 120-149. Bangkok: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. [Open Access]

Toyota, M., B.S.A. Yeoh and L. Nguyen (eds) (2007) Special Issue on Migration and the ‘Left Behind’ in Asia, Population, Space and Place, 13, no. 3.

Nguyen, L., B.S.A. Yeoh and M. Toyota (eds) (2006) Special Section on the ‘Left Behind’, Asian Population Studies, 2, no. 1.

Published Articles (using CHAMPSEA data)
Adhikari, R., A. Jampaklay, A. Chamratrithirong, K. Richter, U. Pattaravanich and P. Vapattanawong (2013) The Impact of Parental Migration on the Mental Health of Children Left Behind. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, online first, DOI 10.1007/s10903-013-9809-5.

Papers presented at Conferences
Acedera, K.A., B.S.A. Yeoh and M.M.B. Asis, Intimate Communications and ‘Doing’ Family: The Transnational Domestication of Communication Technologies in Filipino Migrant Families. Paper presented to the panel on Geographies of Media VI: Politics, Culture, Identity, Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers, 21-25 April 2015, Chicago, U.S.A.

Lam, T. and B.S.A. Yeoh, Transnational Migration and its Impact on Gender Ideologies and Familial Relationships. Paper presented to the IGU Regional Conference, 18-22 August 2014, Krakow, Poland.

Lam, T. and B.S.A. Yeoh, Caring for Left-Behind Children at the Southernmost End of the Global Care Chain. Paper presented at the SSHRC-ARI Workshop on Futures of Migrant Care Labor: Gender Geographies of Aspiration and Servitude, 17 July 2014, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Lam, T. and B.S.A. Yeoh, Caring for Left-Behind Children at the Southernmost End of the Global Care Chain. Invited paper to Transnational Migration and Global Work, 6-7 March 2014, Geovetenskapens hus, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Yeoh, B.S.A., G. Baey, D. Das and A. Jampaklay, Debt as Entrapment or Strategy? Livelihood Strategies and Patterns of Remittance Use amongst Transnational Families in Thailand. Paper presented at the 27 th International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), 26-31 August 2013, Busan, South Korea.

Yeoh, B.S.A. and T. Lam, Long-distance Fathers, Left-behind Fathers and Returnee Fathers: Changing Identities and Practices among Fathers in Indonesia and the Philippines. Invited paper to the International Conference on Globalized Fatherhood, 13-15 April 2012, Yale University, New Haven, United States of America.

Jordan, L. and E. Graham, Connecting social (re)production and protection: An analysis of contact between migrant parents and their non-migrant children. Paper presented at the Conference on Migration, (Social) Reproduction and Social Protection, 2-3 April 2012, UEA London, United Kingdom.

Graham, E., Migrant Mothers, Gendered Expectations and the Well-Being of Children ‘Left-Behind’ in South-East Asia . Keynote speech at the Asia-Pacific Worlds in Motion IV, 20-21 February 2012, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh, Sustaining families across transnational spaces: Vietnamese migrant parents and their left-behind children. Paper presented at the workshop Householding in Transition: Emerging Dynamics in Developing East and Southeast Asia, 25-26 July 2011, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Jampaklay, A., K. Richter, P. Vapanawong and W. Mahaarcha, Transnational Fathering among Overseas Migrant Families in the Context of Thailand: A Preliminary Analysis from CHAMPSEA – Thailand. Paper presented at the 2011 IPSR Annual Conference on ‘Thailand Population in Transition: A Turning Point for Thai Society’, 1 July 2011, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand.

Yeoh, B.S.A., L.A. Hoang and T. Lam, Effects of International Migration on Families Left Behind. Paper presented at the APMJ-CHAMPSEA Workshop, 15-16 February 2011, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Jordan, L. and E. Graham, Risk Behaviour and Exposure among Primary School-Aged Children in Vietnam: The Case of Alcohol. Paper presented at the APMJ-CHAMPSEA Workshop, 15-16 February 2011, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Sukamdi and A.M Wattie, Tobacco use and exposure amongst children in migrant and non-migrant households in Java, Indonesia. Paper presented at the APMJ-CHAMPSEA Workshop, 15-16 February 2011, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Jampaklay, A. and P. Vapatanawong, Are Children of Overseas Migrants Less Happy or Happier? The Subjective Wellbeing of Children in the Thai Case. Paper presented at the APMJ-CHAMPSEA Workshop, 15-16 February 2011, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Asis, M. and C.R. Marave, Parental Migration, Caring Arrangements and Children’s Education in the Philippines: What Difference does Migration Make? Paper presented at the APMJ-CHAMPSEA Workshop, 15-16 February 2011, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh, Transnational labour migration and the politics of care in the Southeast Asian family. Paper presented at the Workshop of the Consortium for Asian and African Studies on Migration, Mobility and Globalization, 25-26 November 2010, Paris, France.

Jampaklay, A., P. Vapattanawong and A. Prasithima, Are Carers of Overseas Migrants’ Children More Mentally Vulnerable? A Preliminary Analysis from CHAMPSEA – Thailand. Paper presented at the Thai Population Association Conference (TPA), 25-26 November 2010, Institute for Population and Social Research, Thailand.

Vapattanawong, P., A. Jampaklay and A. Prasithima , Comparing health status between children of working and not working abroad parents. Paper presented at the Thai Population Association Conference (TPA), 25-26 November 2010, Institute for Population and Social Research, Thailand.

Yeoh, B.S.A., L.A. Hoang and T. Lam, Effects of international migration on families left behind. Invited paper presented at the Civil Society Days, Global Forum on Migration and Development 2010 , 8-11 November 2010, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Available online, http://gfmd2010mexico.hsplatform.com/archivos/portal/doc_2_95_EffectsYeoh23.pdf

Hoang L.A., T. Lam, B.S.A. Yeoh and E. Graham, Transnational migration and changing care arrangements for left-behind children in Southeast Asia. Paper presented at the Second Inter-Roundtable on Transnational Migration and Children in Asian Contexts, 02-03 August 2010, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Asis, M., C. Ruiz-Marave, B.S.A. Yeoh and E. Graham, How families in the Philippines manage remittances: Is financial literacy the answer? Paper presented at the International Workshop on Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances and Changing Family Structure and Relations in Asia, 27-28 July 2010, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Jordan, L., Remittances and the Transnational Family in South-east Asia. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances and Changing Family Structure and Relations in Asia, 27-28 July 2010, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh, Coping with debts: Transnational labour migration and family economics. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Transnational Labour Migration, Remittances and Changing Family Structure and Relations in Asia, 27-28 July 2010, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Yeoh, B.S.A., L.A. Hoang and T. Lam, Effects of international migration on families left behind. Invited paper presented at the Civil Society Days, Global Forum on Migration and Development 2010 Expert’s Meeting, 13-14 July 2010, Mexico City, Mexico.

Graham, E., L. Jordan and B.S.A. Yeoh, Global families in transition: Lessons from South-East Asia on parental international migration. Paper presented at the ICSSR-NOW Seminar Global Relationships in Indian Perspective, 22-23 June 2010, Bangalore, India.

Hoang, L.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh, When women make houses: Men, masculinities and childcare in the transnational family. Paper presented at the CRFR International Conference 2010: Changing Families in a Changing World, 16-18 June 2010, John MacIntyre Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Graham, E., L. Jordan, B.S.A. Yeoh, L.A. Hoang and T. Lam , Transnational families, the care triangle and the well-being of left-behind children in South-East Asia. Paper presented at the CRFR International Conference 2010: Changing Families in a Changing World, 16-18 June 2010, John MacIntyre Centre, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Graham, E., L. Jordan, and P. Boyle, Transnational families and left-behind children in South-East Asia: Migrant gender and the use of remittances. Paper presented at Workshop on Migration and Labour Markets: China and the UK, joint meeting of the ESRC Centre for Population Change, UK and the Institute of Population and Labour Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 12-14 June 2010, St Andrews, United Kingdom. Available online, http://www.cpc.ac.uk/resources/documents/esrccassjune2010/elspethgraham.pdf

Yeoh, B.S.A., L.A. Hoang, T. Lam and E. Graham, Transnational migration and changing care arrangements for left-behind children in Southeast Asia: Understandings from the CHAMPSEA study. Paper presented to the panel on F inding the Family in Geographical Research , Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers, 14-18 April 2010, Marriot, Washington D.C., United States of America.

Graham, E., L. Jordan, M. Asis and D.N. Anh, Transnational households and the nutritional status of children left behind in South-East Asia. Paper presented at Understanding the Dynamics of Migration: Families, Generations and Inequality, 11-12 March 2010, European Universities Institute, Florence, Italy.

Jordan, L. and E. Graham, Remittances and the transnational family in South-East Asia. Paper presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, International Conference on Migration: A World in Motion: A Multinational Conference on Migration and Migration Policy, 18-20 February 2010, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Available online, https://www.appam.org/conferences/international/maastricht2010/sessions/downloads/415.1.pdf

Jordan, L.P. and E. Graham, Migration patterns among temporary foreign workers from South-East Asia: policy influences and implications for the immigration debate. Association for Public Policy Analysis, International Conference on Social Protection, 5-7 November 2009, Washington DC, United States of America.

Graham, E. and L. Jordan, Migrant mothers, migrant fathers and the psychological well-being of children left behind: a comparative analysis of four countries in South-East Asia. Paper presented at the 2009 BSPS Conference, 9-11 September 2009, the University of Sussex, United Kingdom.

Jordan, L.P., Graham, E., Jamplaky, A, and Sukamdi, Who bears the cost of transnational labour migration and social protection in lower-income countries? Paper presented at Policy Futures: Learning from the Past, Social Policy Association Conference, 29 June-1 July 2009, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Graham, E., L. Jordan, B.S.A. Yeoh and Sukamdi, Transnational migration, gendered relationships of care and child well-being in South-East Asia. Paper presented to the panel on Regimes and Relationships of Care among Transnational Migrants and Left-behind Families, Annual Meeting of Association of American Geographers, 22-27 March 2009, Riviera, Las Vegas, United States of America.

Yeoh, B.S.A., E. Graham, T. Lam, L.A. Hoang and A. Jampaklay, Transnational migration and changing care arrangements for left-behind children in Southeast Asia: a selective literature review in relation to the CHAMPSEA study. Invited paper to the Workshop on ‘Perspectives on Children’s Active Engagement with Migration in the Southeast Asian Context’, ASEF Alliance Workshop Series, 19-20 February 2009, Bangkok, Thailand.

Jordan, L., E. Graham, B.S.A. Yeoh, M. Asis and N.A. Dang, The policy context, social protection and temporary transnational labor migration in South-East Asia. Association for Public Policy Analysis, International Conference on Social Protection, Singapore, 7-9 January 2009. Available online, http://www.appam.org/conferences/international/singapore2009/sessions/downloads/2261.pdf

Graham, E., L. Jordan and B.S.A. Yeoh, Questioning the Well-being of Children Left Behind in South-East Asia: An Introduction to the CHAMPSEA Study. Invited paper to the Workshop on Transnational Parenthood and Children-Left-Behind, 20-21 November 2008, Oslo, Norway.

Graham, E. and L. Jordan, Household structure, family life and the well-being of children in South-East Asia. British Society for Population Studies, 10-12 September 2008, Manchester, UK.

Yeoh, B.S.A. and T. Lam, The Costs of (Im)Mobility: Children Left Behind and Children who Migrate with a Parent. Invited paper for ESCAP Regional Seminar on Strengthening the Capacity of National Machineries for Gender Equality to Shape Migration Policies and Protect Migrant Women, UNESCAP, 22-24 November 2006, Bangkok, Thailand. Available online, http://www.unescap.org/esid/GAD/Events/RegSem22-24Nov06/Papers/BrendaYeoh.pdf

 

 
 

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