CHAN Kit Wa Anita

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Chinese name: 陳潔華

Variants: Chan, A., Chan, A. K. W.

Dr. Anita Kit-wa Chan is Associate Professor at the Department of Social Sciences, The Education University of Hong Kong. She is an expert in gender and education and has examined various gender issues in Hong Kong's education system, such as the feminisation of primary school teaching; gendered identities of young girls, school teachers and principals; and gender differences in choosing STEM subjects. She is also passionate about family and migration studies and has done research on parenting, motherhood, transnational fatherhood, changing families and intimacies, and cross-border students. Her publications have appeared in journals such as Mobilities; Gender and Education; Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education; History and Education, and so forth. Her current research projects include Global Childhoods; Transnational Families; and Hong Kong Older Women’s subjectivities.

Research interests

Gender and Masculinities Studies; Gender and Sexuality issues in Education; Family Studies; Migration Studies (esp. Cross-border Students and Families); and Qualitative Methods

Professional information

ORCID : 0000-0002-5805-8948

Scopus ID: 55465242200

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Research Outputs

Lifeworlds of nine- and ten-year-old children: Out-of-school activities in three global cities

YELLAND, N., MUSPRATT, S., BARTHOLOMAEUS, C., KARTHIKEYAN, N., CHAN, K. W. A., LEUNG, W. M. V., LEE, I-F., SOO, L. M. J., LIM, K. M. & SALTMARSH, S. O., Sep 2020, In : Globalisation, Societies and Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • Mobility, belongingness and schooling experiences of Chinese cross-border students

    CHAN, K. W. A., CHIU, M. M., YANG, S. & NGAN, L. L-S., Apr 2020, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 111, 104870.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • Producing ‘luxury’ housing: Developers’ strategies and housing advertisements in Hong Kong (1961–2011)

    CHOI, W. Y. K., CHAN, A. HN. & CHAN, K. W. A., Feb 2020, In : Urban Studies.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • A study on knowledge of sexual harassment and experience of being sexually harassed in the service industries: Comparing recent female Mainland Chinese immigrants with locally-born women

    CHAN, H. N. A., CHAN, K. W. A., CHEUNG, Y. L. F., CHOI, W. Y. K., LUN, M. C. V. & CHEN, P., Mar 2018, Hong Kong : Equal Opportunities Commission.

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