Jessica W. K. Chiu

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Few studies have considered the relationship between social capital and stigmatizing attitudes. The aim of this study is to assess the relationship between HIV stigmatizing attitudes and individual perceptions of social capital in South Africa. The study surveyed 619 community members to assess whether social capital predicted personal and attributed HIV(More)
Long range atmospheric and stream transport and oceanic currents drive the ecologic process of PCB deposition in the abiotic environment. In contrast short range transport via bioaccumulation-biomagnification up the food chain determines PCB congener profiles and concentrations and their adverse effects in biological organisms. Two research approaches to(More)
This study examined a stress/coping model of adjustment in early caregiving. It was hypothesized that better adjustment would be related to higher social support and approach coping, and lower stress appraisals and avoidant coping. One hundred young carers aged 10-25 years completed questionnaires. Predictors included choice in caregiving, social support,(More)
In terms of instruction theories, cooperative learning methods have receivecl a great deal of attention in the West in recent years. However, the education environment in Asia is markedly different. This gives rise to concerns of whether training methods developed in the West are equally effective in the Asian region at varying levels of student competence,(More)
Despite advances in information technology and its proliferation into industry, one of the major obstacles for the integration of PC technology into offices has been the lack of appropriate training for managers on the best way to make productive use of the hardware and software systems. The objective of this research is to investigate the individual(More)
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