Professor CHIU Tuen Yi, Jenny
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Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Professor CHIU Tuen Yi, Jenny is a sociologist specializing in migration, gender, marriage, family, and ageing. She obtained her Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has joined Lingnan University since August 2019. Prior to that, she was Research Assistant Professor at The University of Hong Kong (2019) and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) at National University of Singapore (NUS; 2017-2018). From 2014-2015, she was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University.
Her current research projects include 1) Transborder Mobilities of Older Adults, and 2) Transnational ageing and Chinese Grandparenting Migrants, and 3) Cross-Border Marriage Migration. She is also interested in intergenerational relations and migration as well as violence in intimate and family relationships. She has published articles in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Population, Space and Place, Annals of the American Association of Geographers, Geoforum, Social Science Research, Current Sociology, Asia Pacific Viewpoint, Violence Against Women, Gender, Place, and Culture and Citizenship Studies. Methodologically, she is interested in exploring the integration of qualitative and visual methods.
Research profile: https://scholars.ln.edu.hk/en/persons/tuen-yi-jenny-chiu
Areas of Interest
- Migration and Mobilities
- Transnational Ageing
- Cross-border Marriages and Families
- Intergenerational Relations
- Gender, marriage, and family
- Intimate Partner Violence
- Qualitative and Visual Methods
Ph.D. (CUHK); Post-Doc (NUS)
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Refereed Journal Articles
Chiu, T.Y. (2021) Discretionary Maternal Citizenship: State Hegemony and Resistance of Single Marriage Migrant Mothers, Citizenship Studies, 25(7), 936-954. https://doi.org/10.1080/13621025.2021.1968685
Chiu, T.Y. & Yeoh, B.S.A. (2021) Marriage migration, Family and Citizenship in Asia. Citizenship Studies, 25(7), 879-897. https://doi.org/10.1080/13621025.2021.1968680
Ho, E.L.E., Zhou, G., Liew, L.A., Chiu, T.Y., Huang, S., & Yeoh, B.S.A. (2021) Webs of care: Qualitative GIS research on ageing, mobility and care relations in Singapore. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 111 (5), 1462-1482. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2020.1807900
Ho, E.L.E., Zhou, G., Liew, L.A., Chiu, T.Y., Huang, S., & Yeoh, B.S.A. (2021) Shared Spaces and “Throwntogetherness” in Later Life: A Qualitative GIS Study of Non-migrant and Migrant Older Adults in Singapore. Geoforum, 124: 132-143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2021.05.014
Cheung, A.K.L., Chiu, T.Y. & Choi, S.Y.P. (2021) Couples’ self-control and marital conflict: Does similarity, complementarity, or totality matter more? Social Science Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2021.102638
Cheung, A.K.L., Chiu, T.Y. (2021) Husband-to-wife Sexual Coercion in Cross-border Marriage: A Power Perspective. Current Sociology, 69(1), 77-98. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011392118824358
Chiu, T.Y. & Ho, E.L.E. (2020) Transnational care circulations, changing intergenerational relations and the ageing aspirations of Chinese grandparenting migrants in Singapore. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 61(3), 423-437. https://doi.org/10.1111/apv.12292
Ho, E.L.E. & Chiu, T.Y. (2020) Transnational ageing and care technologies: Mainland Chinese grandparenting migrants,Population Space and Place. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2365
Ho, E.L.E., Zhou, G., Liew, L.A., Chiu, T.Y., Huang, S., & Yeoh, B.S.A. (forthcoming) Webs of care: Qualitative GIS research on ageing, mobility and care relations in Singapore. Annals of the American Association of Geographers.
Chiu, T.Y. & Choi, S.Y.P. (2020). The decoupling of the legal migration and spatial migration of female marriage migrants. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2019.1585018.
Chiu, T.Y. (2020). Everyday Mixed Status: Spillover Effects of State Power in Cross-Border Families. Gender, Place and Culture. doi: 10.1080/0966369X.2019.1615411
Chiu, T.Y. & Choi, S.Y.P. (2019). Frequent Border-crossing Children and Cultural Membership. Population, Space and Place. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2153.
Chiu, T.Y. (2017). Migration as a Multifaceted System: Intersectionality of Intimate Partner Violence in Cross-border Marriages. Violence Against Women, 23(11), 1293-1313. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801216659940.
Ho, E.L.E. & Chiu, T.Y. (2022) Mainland Chinese grandparenting migration as middling transnationalism: Family, life stage and lifecourse, book chapter for Rethinking Privilege and Social Mobility in Middle-Class Migration, edited by S. Robertson & R. Roberts (Eds.), pp. p. 213-231. London: Routledge.
Luo, M. & Chiu, T.Y. (2019). Intimate Partner Violence against Female Homosexuals in China: Culture, Gender, Family and the State, in K. Zaleski, A. Enrile, E. Weiss & X. Wang (Eds.) Women’s Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century. NY: Oxford University Press.
Chiu, T.Y. & Choi, S.Y.P. (2015). “Spousal violence and in-law conflict in Asia: The case of China, Taiwan and Hong Kong” in S. Quah (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Families in Asia (pp. 318-331). UK: Routledge.
Choi, S.Y.P., Yeung, W.Y. & Chiu, T.Y. (2013). “Transborder families living in Shenzhen: Current Situation and Challenges” in K.F. Ting (Ed.), Cross-border Families Forum Issue one (pp. 41-50). Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. (In Chinese)
Chiu, T.Y. & Choi, S.Y.P. (2013). “Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence against Women: Trends, Risk Factors and Related Policies” in S.Y.P. Choi & F. M. Cheung (Eds.), Women and Girls in Hong Kong: Current Situations and Future Challenges (pp.111-138). Hong Kong: The Commercial Press (H.K.) Ltd. (In Chinese)
Luk-Fong, Y. Y. P. & Chiu, T. Y. (2013). “Psychological Resilience and the Personal Growth of Children and Adolescents: On the Guidance and Counselling Needs of Children and Adolescents” in Y.Y.P. Luk-Fong & Y.C. Lee-Man (Eds.), School Guidance and Counselling (pp.27-53). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
Chiu, T.Y. & Choi, S.Y.P. (2012). “Intimate Partner Violence against women” in S.Y.P. Choi & F. M. Cheung (Eds.), Women and Girls in Hong Kong: Current Situations and Future Challenges (pp.135-167). Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.
Luk-Fong, Y. Y. P. & Chiu, T. Y. (2011). “Psychological Resilience and the Personal Growth of Children and Adolescents: On the Guidance and Counselling Needs of Children and Adolescents” in Y.Y.P. Luk-Fong & Y.C. Lee-Man (Eds.), School Guidance and Counselling (pp. 25-48). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. (In Chinese)
Chiu, T.Y. (2011). “Home Sweet Home: The Usage of Space of Poor New Immigrant Families in Hong Kong” in K.B. Chan (Ed.), Poverty and Change: Family Studies on New Immigrant Families in Hong Kong (pp. 93-118). Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Co. (In Chinese)
Chiu, T.Y., Chan, K.B., Lee, O.Y., Chan, O.Y. & Zhu, S. (2011). “Photo gallery: Lived experiences of the Poor New Immigrant Families in Hong Kong” in K.B. Chan (Ed.), Poverty and Change: Family Studies on New Immigrant Families in Hong Kong (pp. 1-18). Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Co. (In Chinese)
Chiu, T.Y., Lee, O.Y. & Chan, K.B. (2011). “Family Case Studies: Reflections on the qualitative methodology” in K.B. Chan (Ed.), Poverty and Change: Family Studies on New Immigrant Families in Hong Kong (pp. 327-353). Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Co. (In Chinese)
Chiu, T.Y. (2021). Marriage and Marriageability: The Practices of Matchmaking between Men from Japan and Women from Northeast China. By Chigusa Yamaura. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2020. 203 pp. ISBN: 9781501750144 (cloth). The Journal of Asian Studies, 80(4), 1168-1169. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021911821002217
Maternal Citizenship through Discretion: The Hidden Pathway for Single Migrant Mothers to Family Reunification. Paper presented at the Hong Kong Sociological Association (HKSA) Annual Meeting. 8 January 2022, Hong Kong (virtual conference).
Multi-generational parenting dynamics: Chinese grandparenting migrants in Singapore. Paper presented at “Contested Asian Parenting in Intra-Asia Migration”. 16-17 November 2021, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (virtual conference).
Chiu, T.Y. & Ho, E.L.E. Temporariness and Post-migration Adaptation of Chinese Grandparenting Migrants in Singapore. Paper Presented at the International Workshop on “Transnational Relations, Ageing and Care: Asian Connections and Beyond”, 9-10 January 2020, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
“Uncertainty as Precarity or Hope? Migrant Mothers in Non-normative Cross-border Families between Mainland China and Hong Kong”. The 11th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) conference, 16-19 July 2019, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
“Discretionary Citizenship and the Restrictive Immigration Regime: The Hidden Pathway for Non-citizen Mothers to Family Reunification”. International workshop on “Marriage migration, Family and Citizenship in Asia”, 31 January and 1 February 2019, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
“Cross-Border Marriages between Mainland China and Hong Kong: What’s gendered and what’s not”. The 22nd Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 3-5 July, 2018.
“A Comparative Study on Gender Dynamics in Cross-Border Marriages between Mainland China and Hong Kong”. ISA RC06-41 Joint Conference in Singapore 2018, Singapore, 17-19 May, 2018.
“Employment Incongruence: Interpersonal, Institutional, and Structural Barriers in the Marriage Migration Context”. The 10th International Convention of Asia Scholars, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 20-23 July, 2017.
“Being Mixed-status, Being Transborder: Challenges and Strategies of Families between Mainland China and Hong Kong”. AAS-in-ASIA Conference 2017 on “ASIA IN MOTION: Beyond Border and Boundaries” by the Association for Asian Studies, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, 24-27 June, 2017.
“Heterogeneous Postmarital Residence Patterns: Legal migration and spatial migration of female marriage migrants”. Conference on Migration and Marriage in Asia, ARI, NUS, Singapore, 26-27 July, 2016.
“Postmarital Residence Patterns and Wellbeing of Female Marriage Migrants in South China”. The 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, Vienna, Austria, 10-14 July, 2016.
“Parenting in Diverse Cross-border Migration Contexts”. Conference on Children, Family and Migration in East Asia, ARI, NUS, Singapore, 7-8 July, 2016.
“Cross-border Families in Transition: Gender, Residence Patterns, and Marriage Migration”. The 4th Global Social Sciences Graduate Student Conference, Hong Kong Baptist University, April 22, 2016. (Best Presentation Award)
“Migration as a distinct system: Intersectionality of wife abuse in the Chinese migration context”. ASA Student Forum Advisory Board (SFAB) Paper Session. 2015 Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, August 22-25, 2015.
“Gendered power dynamics and the changing settlement patterns of cross-border families”. Harvard East Asia Society Conference, Harvard University, February 20-21, 2015.
“Incongruence between employment status and employment preference of married women in cross-border marriages”. Section on International Migration Roundtable. 2014 Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, August 16-19, 2014.
“Reflections on the use of visual aids in researching children in family case studies”.Annual Postgraduate Conference 2014: The Craft of Qualitative Methods: Practices and Reflections, April 4, 2014. (Outstanding Presentation Award)
“Gender inequalities within cross-border families: The case of Mainland female marriage migrants in Hong Kong”.The 15th Hong Kong Sociological Association Annual Conference, December 6-7, 2013.
“Women’s employment in migration context: Discrepancy between employment status and employment preference of married women in cross-border marriages”. “Gender & Migration: Changes & Challenges” International Conference 2013, Gender Research Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dec 10-11, 2013.
“Forms and Dynamics of Trans-border Families in South China”. “Half Century of Migration and Regional Integration in South China” Pearl River Delta Social Research Centre International Conference, CUHK-Shenzhen Research Institute, Shenzhen, May 17-19, 2013.
“Wife Abuse in Cross-border Marriages: Intersections of Migration, Gender, Class, and Culture”. The 14th Hong Kong Sociological Association Annual Conference, Dec 1, 2012.
Research Excellence Award for Junior Academic Staff (2019/20)
Ad Hoc Reviewer
Ageing and Mental Health
Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development
Asian Studies Review
Ethnic and Racial Studies
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Journal of Sociology
Social and Cultural Geography
Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography
Violence Against Women
Women's Studies International Forum
Amsterdam University Press
Academic Year: 2022 - 2023
|Introduction to Sociology|
|SOC3330||Crime and Delinquency|
|SSC3319||Junior Research Project|
Ageing, Modernisation and Adaptation
Junior Research Project
Chief Supervisor: Mr. KAMELSKI Tobias (PhD student)
Co-supervisor: Mr. ZHOU Bowen, Louis (Mphil Student)