Guida Man is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at York University. She is a Faculty Associate of the Centre for Feminist Research and the York Centre for Asian Research, and an Affiliate of CERIS-The Ontario Metropolis Centre.
Her research interests encompasses the interactions of globalization, transnational migration, gender, work, and social inequality, as they are articulated to gender, race and class relations. She has conducted a number of research studies concerning Chinese immigrants in Canada, addressing such issues as transnationalism, families, gender relations, employment and integration. Currently, she is the principal investigator of a research entitled “Transnational Migration Trajectories of Immigrant Women Professionals in Canada: Strategies of Work and Family” funded by SSHRC. She has published extensively in her area of specialization, and is co-editor with Rina Cohen of Engendering Transnational Voices: Studies in Family, Work. and Identity, published by Wilfird Laurier University Press.
Man, Guida and Rina Cohen, eds. 2015. Engendering Transnational Voices: Studies in Family, Work. and Identity. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 356pp.
Articles in refereed journals
Das Gupta, Tania, Guida Man, Kiran Mirchandani and Roxana Ng. 2014. “Class Borders: Chinese and South Asian Canadian Professional Women Navigating the Labor Market.” Asian Pacific Migration Journal 23 (1): 55-83.
Man, Guida. 2004. “Gender, Work and Migration: Deskilling Chinese Immigrant Women in Canada”, in Women’s Studies International Forum, Special Issue on ‘Out of Asia: Skilling, Re-skilling and Deskilling of Female Migrants,’ edited by P. Raghuram, and E. Kofman. Elsevier Ltd. 27(2): 135-148.
Man, Guida. 1995. “The Experience of Women in Chinese Immigrant Families: An Inquiry into Institutional and Organizational Processes.” Asian and Pacific Migration Journal 4(2-3): 303-325.
Chapters in refereed books/monographic series
Man, Guida, 2007. “Racialization of Gender, Work, and Transnational Migration: The Experience of Chinese Immigrant Women in Canada.” In Racism and Anti-Racism in Canada, edited by Sean Hier and Bolaria Singh, 235-252. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Keywords: Immigrant and diaspora communities; women and work; families; transnational migration; qualitative research methods; Chinese Diaspora