Chia-Ling Yang


Ph.D in Sociology

Lund University

Sweden

 

Associate Professor

 Graduate Institute of Gender Education

National Kaohsiung Normal University

Taiwan

 

PERSONAL DATA

Work Experience

Research Profile Research FUNDING
Professional service Publications

Social Participation

Teaching profile

 

 

PERSONAL DATA

 

Address: No.116, Heping 1st Rd. National Kaohsiung Normal University, Linya 802, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

E-mail: clyang@nknucc.nknu.edu.tw

 Education

2005/9-2010/6

Ph.D, Sociology Department, Lund University, Sweden

Thesis title: Othering Processes in Feminist Teaching. Lund: Lund university.

2003/9-2005/6

Mphil/Ph.D student, Institute for Women’s Studies, Lancaster University, UK

1998/9-2002/7

MA, Anthropology, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Thesis topic: The Discourses and Practices of Sexuality Education at Junior High School in Taiwan: an Anthropological Research.

1991/9-1995/6

BS, Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan.

 

Scholarships

2005-2009

Government Scholarship for PhD study in Nordic Countries, Ministry of Education, Taiwan. This scholarship is awarded for a period of up to four years. It covers full tuition fees, 1,500 US dollars/per month for living expenses and miscellaneous expenses.

2002

Annual Master Thesis Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Taiwan

2000

Fieldwork Financial Support, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

 

 

 

Award

1. Research Award at NKNU (2016-2017)
2. Teaching Award at NKNU (every semester with course evaluation over 4.5/5)

 

Language

Taiwanese

Ho-Lo, native tongue

Mandarin

official language in Taiwan, fluent

English

IELTS 8.0

Swedish

fluent, svenska nivå 6/avancerad, C2 enligt Europarådets nivå

French

conversation

Japanese

conversation

German

limited

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Work Experience

2018/02-present

Associate professor, Graduate Institution of Gender Equity Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

2011/08-2018/01

Assistant professor, Graduate Institution of Gender Equity Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

2015-2016

Guest researcher, Department of Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden

2013-2016

Research fellow, Department of Sociology and Work Science, Gothenburg University, Sweden

2011-2015

Research fellow, Department of Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden

2010-2011

Postdoctoral researcher and part-time assistant professor, Centre for General Education, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan

2008-2010

Part-time Lecturer (undergraduate and graduate courses in English), Lund University, Sweden

2002-2003

General secretary, Taiwan Gender Equity Education Association, Taiwan

2002-2003

Part-time Lecturer, Centre for General Education, Sucho University, Taiwan

1995-1998

Junior high school teacher, director of General Affairs Office, administrator of students’ activities, Student Affairs Office, Gan-Yuan Junior High School, Taiwan

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Research Profile

Research interest

Gender and welfare policy, intersection of gender and ethnicity, post-colonial feminism, feminist ethnography, gender and education

 

Research funding

(1)            Co-leader in research project with Chien-Ling Su and Hope Foundation, ‘Cross-national studies of how young people’s sexuality is regulated in policies and dealt with by related professionals in Taiwan, Japan, USA, and Sweden’, Ministry of Health and Welfare (2015-2016, NT$500,000 [SEK 142,857])

(2)            Short-term research in Sweden, ‘Dreaming change: Women and the creation of civil societies in the Arctic, Asia, Latin America, and Europe’, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2015-2016, NT$627,643 [SEK 179,327])

(3)            Research project: ‘Construction, translation and competition of child care discourses: Engagement of women’s groups in policy making in Taiwan’, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2014-2016, NT$1,400,000 [SEK 400,000])

(4)            Research fellow in research project led by Denis Frank, Gothenburg University, ‘Globalization of migration to Sweden: Labour immigration from India and China 2008-2014’, The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (Riksbankens Jubileumsfond), (2012-2016, SEK 2,628,000)

(5)            Research fellow in research project led by Diana Mulinari, Lund University, ‘Dreaming change: Women and the creation of civil societies in the Artic, Asian, Latin America and Europe’, The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet), (2010-2015, SEK 10,000,000)

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professional service

1.     Curriculum Committee member, College of Education; Teacher Evaluation Committee member, College of Education; Library Committee member, National Kaohsiung Normal University (2011-present)

2.     Board member of Taiwan Feminist Scholars Association (2013-2014)

3.     Invited Peer Reviewer, International Journals (Chinese journals not listed)

Gender and Society; Interface; Nordic Journal of Migration Research; Race, Ethnicity and Education; Social Movement Studies; Women’s Studies International Forum

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Publications

(1)  Peer-Reviewed Journals in English

Yang, C.-L. (under review). Chinese graduates’ varied migration routes in Sweden: Creation of social network within immigration policies.

Yang, C.-L. (2017). The political is the personal: Women’s participation in Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement. Social Movement Studies 16 (6): 660-671. (SSCI)

Yang, C.-L. (2016). Encounters between the ‘oppressed’ and the ‘oppressor’: Rethinking Paulo Freire in anti-racist feminist education in Sweden. Race, Ethnicity and Education 19 (4): 835-855. (SSCI)

Hsieh, H.-C. & Yang, C.-L. (2014). Gender Implications in Curriculum and Entrance Exam Grouping. Chinese Education & Society, 47 (4), 32-45.

 

(2)  Peer-Reviewed Journals in Chinese

Su, C.-L., Yang, C.-L., Chen, C.-P. & Wang, S.-F. (2017). Using Swedish experiences to rethink policy change in dealing with young people’s sexuality in Taiwan. Community Development Journal 159: 450-461.

Tang, W.-H. & Yang, C.-L. (2006). Parental leave in Sweden: The value of social care. Bulletin of Labour Research 19: 75-117.

Lin, Y.-C., Yang, C.-L. & Chang, M.-M. (2004). Resistance and transformation of students’ perceptions toward stigmatized homosexuality. Bulletin of Educational Research 50 (3): 91-121. (TSSCI)

 

(3)  Book in English

Yang, C.-L. (2010). Othering Processes in Feminist Teaching. Lund: Lund University.

 

(4)  Book in Chinese

Yang, C.-L. (2017). Second Life: New Social Movement for Elderly Society. Taipei: Comprehensive Publishing.

Yang, C.-L. (2007). A Taiwan Woman in Sweden. Taipei: Fembooks.

Yang, C.-L. (2002). Gender Equity Education Vol. 1: Basic Concepts for Teachers; Vol. 2: Activities and Homework for Students. Taipei: Fembooks.

 

(5)  Book Chapters in English

Yang, C.-L. (forthcoming) Experiencing and practicing racism in Sweden: Chinese migrants at the crossroads. In T. Fouskas (ed.), Immigrants and Refugees in Times of Crisis. Athens: European Public Law Organization (EPLO) Publications.

Yang, C.-L. (2018). The metaphor of ‘home/family’ in introducing the Nordic Model to Taiwan. In D. Mulinari & L. Martinsson (Eds.), Dreaming Global Change, Doing Local Feminisms: Visions of Feminism. Global North/Global South Encounters, Conversations and Disagreements (pp. 99-117). London & New York: Routledge.

Yang, C.-L. (2009). Whose feminism? Whose emancipation? In S. Keskinen, S. Tuori, S. Irni & D. Mulinari (Eds.), Complying with Colonialism. Gender, Race and Ethnicity in the Nordic Region (pp. 241-256). Surrey & Burlington: Ashgate.

 

(6)  Book Chapters in Swedish

Yang, C.-L. (2014). Från att möta skillnad till andragörandeprocesser: forskarens position och forskningsprocessen (From ‘encountering difference’ to “othering processes”: Researcher’s positionality and research processes). In K. Sandell, M. Sager & N. Räthzel (Eds.), Kritiska gemenskaper: att skriva feministisk och postkolonial vetenskap (Critical communities: Writing feminist and postcolonial knowledge) (pp. 257-266). Lund: Lund University.

 

(7)  Book Chapters in Chinese

Yang, C.-L. (2017). Gendered/sexualized racism. In P.-F. Tai (Ed.), Public Sociology Vol. II. Taipei: Common Master Press.

Yang, C.-L. (2017). Bringing children to social protests: Social movement and motherhood practices. In L.-F. Liang et al., One Hundred Ways of Being Parents. Taipei: Common Master Press.

Yang, C.-L. (2015). Competitions of different childcare discourses. In Y.-H. Liu (Ed.), Transformation of Nordic Experiences in Taiwan: Public Care and Democratic Deliberation (pp. 287-298). Taipei: Fembooks.

Yang, C.-L. (2014). Competitions of different childcare discourses. In H.-R. Wang (Ed.), Public Sociology Vol. I (pp. 93-101). Taipei: Common Master Press.

 

(8)  Conference Papers

Yang, C.-L. (2018a). New trade union activists in shaping childcare policies in Taiwan. Paper presented at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, 15-21 July. Toronto, Canada.

Yang, C.-L. (2018b). Competition of discourses in the change of childcare policy in Taiwan. Paper presented at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, 15-21 July. Toronto, Canada.

Yang, C.-L. (2017a). Racism experienced and demonstrated by Chinese migrants in Sweden. Paper presented at 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association. 29 August to 1 September 2017. Athens: Panteion University of Social and Political Science and Harokopio University.

Yang, C.-L. (2017b). Downward mobility of Chinese and Indian migrant workers. Paper presented at 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association. 29 August to 1 September 2017. Athens: Panteion University of Social and Political Science and Harokopio University. 

Yang, C.-L. (2016a). Motherhood practices of women social activists in Taiwan. Paper presented at Third ISA Forum of Sociology: The Future We Want. 10-14 July 2016. Vienna: Vienna University.

Yang, C.-L. (2016b). Chinese migrant workers with high educational backgrounds in Sweden. Paper presented at Third ISA Forum of Sociology: The Future We Want. 10-14 July 2016. Vienna: Vienna University.

Yang, C.-L. (2016c). Racism experienced and demonstrated by Chinese-speaking migrants in Sweden. Paper presented at International Conference on Migration, Irregularisation and Activism: Challenging Contemporary Border Regimes, Racism and Subordination. 15-16 June. Malmö: Malmö högskolan.

Yang, C.-L. & Jiang, J.-C. (2015). Representations of migrants and their ‘culture’ in a TV program in Taiwan. Paper presented at ‘Feminism in Europe’ International Conference. 16-17 Nov. 2015. Lund: Lund University.

Yang, C.-L. (2014a). The metaphor of ‘Home/Family’ in introducing the Nordic model in Taiwan. Paper presented at the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, 13-19 July. Yokohama, Japan.

Yang, C.-L. (2014b). ‘Unorganized women’ in Sunflower Movement in Taiwan. Paper presented at the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, 13-19 July. Yokohama, Japan.

Yang, C.-L. (2011a).  Low birth Rate, welfare state and ‘legitimate mothers.’ Paper presented at Focus Asia. Lund, Sweden.

Yang, C.-L. (2011b).  Closeness and distance in researching feminist ‘sisters.’ aper presented at Annual Congress of Taiwan Feminist Association. 1-2 October. Taipei: Tamsui.

Yang, C.-L. (2011c). Formation of ‘open’ sexual citizens: gendered/sexualised racism in educating sexual issues. Paper presented at Workshop of Gender and Sociology: intersectional sexual politics. 13 May. Taipei: Academia Sinica.

Yang, C.-L. (2010a). Multiculturalism and adult education: Boundaries of difference in a multicultural feminist adult educational institution. Paper presented at the Is There a Nordic Version of Multiculturalism? 30 September-1 October, Turku, Finland.

Yang, C.-L. (2010b). Encounters between the ‘oppressed’ and the ‘oppressor’ – Rethinking Paulo Freire in anti-racist feminist education in Sweden. Paper presented at the XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology, 10-17 July. Gothenburg, Sweden.

Yang, C.-L. (2010c). Sexuality, ethnicity and citizenship: A case study of teaching about sexuality for migrant women students in Sweden. Paper presented at the Beyond Citizenship: Feminism and the transformation of Belonging: An international and interdisciplinary conference, 30 June-2 July. London, UK.

Yang, C.-L. (2009). Doing ethnography at home. Paper presented at Feminist Research Method –international conference, 4-6 Feb., Stockholm, Sweden.

Yang, C.-L. (2008a). From the Nordic Model to the Taiwan Model –a case study of after school care reform. Paper presented at 10th International Interdisciplinary Congress of Women's World, 3-9 July, Madrid, Spain.

Yang, C.-L. (2008b). Resistance to Definitions. Paper presented at What is the impact of gender concerning relations between minorities and majorities? 10-11 Jan. Oslo, Norway.

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Social Participation

1. Committee of Non-Profit Preschools in Kaohsiung (2013-present)
2. Board member of Taiwan Higher Education Union (2015-2018)
3. Board member of Central Review Committee of Green Party (2014-2017)
4. Board member of Taiwan Human Rights Association (2012-2014)
5. Gender Equity Committee member at Processing Export Zone in Kaohsiung (2012-2014)
6. Gender Equity Committee member at Pingtung Municipality (2012-2013)
7. Board member of Taiwan Gender Equity Education Association (TGEEA) (2010-2012)
8. Board member of Awakening Foundation (1998-2002)

 

TEACHING PROFILE

2014 Fall

Special Topics on Transnational Feminisms;

Gender and Social Welfare Policy;

Studies in Gender Education

 

2014 Spring

Studies in Gender and Anthropology;

Practicum on Gender Education

 

2013 Fall

Special Topics on Gender Education;

Studies in Gender Education;

Feminism and Social Movement

 

2013 Spring 

Thesis Writing;

Studies in Gender and Literature;

Practicum on Gender Education;

Special Topics on Feminist Theories and Practices

 

2012 Fall

Special Topics on Transnational Feminisms;

Studies in Gender and Media;

Studies in Gender Education

 

2012 Spring

Gender and Social Welfare Policy;

Studies in Gender and Anthropology; Practicum on Gender Education

 

2011 Fall

Controversies in Feminisms;

Qualitative Research Method;

Studies in Teaching Strategy of Gender Education

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