Jenny Chan

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陳慧玲 (Jenny Chan)

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Hong Kong SAR China

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Labor,

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State,

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China,

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Ethnography,

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Gender,

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Migration,

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Global capitalism,

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Socialism

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Dr Jenny Chan PolyU

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Dr Jenny Chan ResearchGate

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wlchan_cuhk@yahoo.com

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Scopus Author ID: 55682540900

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Biography

Jenny Chan 陳慧玲 (Ph.D. in 2014) is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Department of Applied Social Sciences, and a Management Committee Member of China Research and Development Network, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Educated at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (B.S.Sc. in Sociology) and the University of Hong Kong (M.Phil. in Sociology), she was a Reid Research Scholar while pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of London. Jenny serves as an elected Board Member of the International Sociological Association's Research Committee on Labor Movements (2014-2018), Editor of the Global Labour Journal (2015-2018), and Contributing Editor of the Asia-Pacific Journal (2015-present). Prior to joining the PolyU, she was a Lecturer of Sociology and taught on the MSc in Contemporary China Studies (2014-2016) at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford. Dying for an iPhone is Jenny's first co-authored book (with Ngai Pun and Mark Selden, forthcoming, Rowman & Littlefield). In 2015, she published La machine est ton seigneur et ton maître [The Machine is Your Lord and Your Master], co-authored with Yang and Xu Lizhi (Agone). Her recent articles have appeared in Current Sociology, Modern China, Rural China, Critical Asian Studies, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Asian Studies (Official Journal of the Hong Kong Asian Studies Association), Globalizations, Human Relations, Global Labour Journal, The Asia-Pacific Journal, The South Atlantic Quarterly, New Labor Forum, and New Technology, Work and Employment (NTWE), among other journals and edited volumes. Her major publications, written in Chinese and English, have been translated into French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Polish. In 2013 Jenny received the Great Britain-China Educational Award. In 2015, she held a three-year Junior Research Fellowship at Kellogg College, University of Oxford. In 2016, she received a grant from the John Fell Oxford University Press (OUP) Research Fund for her project entitled "Learning for Jobs: Internship, Vocational Education, and the Law in China" (ref. 152/015). She is now working on two projects, “Gender and Social Work in China” (funded by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, 2016-2019), and "The Transformation of China's Working Class". Jenny consults with the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, International Labour Organization (ILO), and Hong Kong-based Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM). Her media articles and interviews are published in New Internationalist, The Conversation, Labor Notes, openDemocracy, chinadialogue, China’s World (Huawen Institute), Global Dialogue (Newsletter for the International Sociological Association), Red Pepper, Truthout, ICON, GlobalPost, Bloomberg, the Guardian, Il Manifesto, Le Devoir, Le Monde diplomatique, Sociology.about.com, China.org.cn, and Science.ORF.at, among others. 陳慧玲(Jenny Chan)生於香港,在香港中文大學社會學系、香港大學社會學系先後完成本科及哲學碩士課程,並考取了里德研究獎學金赴英留學,2014年於倫敦大學獲得哲學博士學位。畢業後,她在牛津大學擔任講師(2014-2016),兼任牛津大學凱洛格學院研究員,開拓跨學科地域研究“當代中國研究碩士課程”的教研工作。2016年秋季,她從英國返港並開始在香港理工大學應用社會科學系執教,獲聘為助理教授。自2017年,她加入了中國研究及發展網絡,成為管理委員會委員。 她關心勞工權益,出任國際社會學學會“勞工運動”執行委員會委員、Global Labour Journal編輯、亞細亞太平洋月刊誌(The Asia-Pacific Journal)副編輯,同時積極參與聯合國人權理事會(United Nations Human Rights Council)、國際勞工組織(International Labour Organization)、大學師生監察無良企業行動(Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior)等諮詢工作。2016年,她成功取得約翰.費爾牛津大學出版社研究基金(John Fell Oxford University Press Research Fund),撰寫了《蘋果背後的生與死——生產線上的富士康工人》(與潘毅、塞爾登 合著)。論文也見於《中國產業民主︰兼論德國、韓國與越南》、《中外對話》、《全球對話——國際社會學通訊》、《香港婦女檔案》、《沒有小販的都市》、《我在富士康》、《破土》、《僑報》(The China Press)、《立場新聞》、《博談網》等。
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