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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Hong Kong Social Sciences
gender Social Sciences
primary school Social Sciences
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student Social Sciences
principal Social Sciences
migrant Social Sciences

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Research Outputs 1995 2019

late capitalism
community work
Hong Kong
everyday life

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.

Research output: Other contribution

Gender and schooling in Asia: Prospects and challenges

CHAN, K. W. A., 2018, Routledge international handbook of schools and schooling in Asia. KENNEDY, K. J. & LEE, J. C-K. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 759-763

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

North Africa
East Africa
South Asia

Gender differences in choosing STEM subjects at secondary school and university in Hong Kong

CHAN, K. W. A. & CHEUNG, K. L. A., Jun 2018, Hong Kong : The Women's Foundation.

Research output: Other contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigating the differential mobility experiences of Chinese cross-border students

CHAN, K. W. A. & NGAN, L. S. L., 2018, In : Mobilities. 13, 1, p. 142-156

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

family policy