Post-disaster school relocation: A case study of Chinese students’ adjustment after the Wenchuan earthquake

Guat Tin Ng, Boon Wee Timothy Sim

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This article reports on the results of a survey of 540 Chinese school children’s adjustment in temporary school relocation after the Wenchuan earthquake. The overall results depicted a positive picture of functioning. The findings were contrary to expectations, as earlier observational reports suggested that pupils had adjustment difficulties.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-22
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015


  • China
  • Chinese students
  • post-disaster recovery
  • restoration of education
  • school relocation policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science

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