Guida Man is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at York University. She is a Faculty Associate at the Centre for Feminist Research and the York Centre for Asian Research, and an Affiliate of CERIS.
Her research explores the interactions of immigration, gender, work, family and social inequality as they are articulated to social, political, economic and cultural processes in the context of globalization and transnational migration, using an intersectional analysis. She has conducted a number of research studies concerning Chinese immigrants in Canada, addressing such issues as transnational migration, families, gender relations, social reproduction, employment, and integration. Currently, she is engaged in several SSHRC-funded research projects concerning elder abuse; elder care within Chinese communities; and integration resiliency in Chinese and Indian immigrant communities. She has published extensively in her area of specialization, and is the editor, with Rina Cohen, of the volume 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
Man, Guida and E. Chou. 2017. “Transnational familial strategies, social reproduction, and migration: Chinese immigrant women professionals in Canada”, Journal of Family Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2017.1402805
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): 135-48.
Chapters in refereed books/monographic series
Man, Guida and Elena Chou. 2017. "Gendered Practices of Middle-Class Chinese Immigrant Women Professionals", in L.L. Wong, ed., Trans-Pacific Mobilities: The Chinese and Canada. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, pp. 222-36.
Man, Guida. 2014. “From Hong Kong to Canada: Immigration and The Changing Family Lives of Middle-Class Women from Hong Kong,” in Family Patterns, Gender Relations, edited by B. J. Fox, 4rd Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, pp. pp. 477-95.
Keywords: Immigrant and diaspora communities; women and work; families; transnational migration; qualitative research methods; Chinese Diaspora