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Assoc Prof Sun Hsiao-Li Shirley
School of Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- PhD New York U., Grad School of Arts & Sci 2005
- MA(Sociology) New York U., Grad School of Arts & Sci 1997
- BA(Econs) National Taiwan University 1995
|Dr. Shirley Sun studies family, population, and genomic science and medicine in global contexts through the concepts of citizenship and "othering". |
She has special research interests in science, technology and society. Her latest publication is entitled “Socio-economics of personalised medicine in Asia” (2017, Routledge), where she draws on interviews with practicing physicians and medical research scientists in Asia about genome-based precision medicine . More information is available online at http://www.routledge.com/products/9781138933835
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Dr. Sun is also the author of the book "Population Policy and Reproduction in Singapore: Making Future Citizens" (2012, London and New York: Routledge). More information is available online at
Dr. Sun has successfully completed several research projects and has published in the SSCI-indexed and/or international peer-reviewed top journals, for example, Citizenship Studies, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Social & Public Policy Review, New Global Studies, Media Asia, Journal of Workplace Rights, Journal of Comparative Research in Anthropology and Sociology, Childhood, and Journal of Comparative Family Studies. She is also a contributor to two edited books, Contemporary Grandparenting: Changing Family Relationships in Global Context, (Bristol, UK: The Policy Press) and Social Subsumption and Exclusion in East Asia (South Korea: Yonsei University Press).
Prof. Sun also received nominations for the Nanyang Award for Excellence in Teaching. She regularly teaches Introduction to Sociology, Sociology of Reproduction; Sociology of Families; Gender; Qualitative Research Methods, and serves as a guest lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at NTU.
Dr. Sun's published articles can be downloaded at the Berkeley Electronic Press website:
|Social Reproduction, Population, Citizenship, Social Inequalities, Changing Families, Children, Science and Technology, Asia-Pacific|
- Sun, Shirley. (2017). Socio-economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia. Routledge.
- Sun, Shirley Hsiao-Li, Chong Wen-Ee, and Lim, Si Hui. (2014). Gender and Divorce in Contemporary Singapore. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 65(1), 127-143.
- Sun, Shirley Hsiao-Li. (2012). Social reproduction and the limits of a neoliberal approach: the case of Singapore. Citizenship Studies, 16(2), 223-240.
- Sun, Shirley Hsiao-Li. (2012). Population policy and reproduction in Singapore: Making future citizens. Routledge.
- Sun, Shirley Hsiao-Li. (2009). Re-producing Citizens: Gender, Employment, and Work-Family-Balance Policies in Singapore. Journal of Workplace Rights, 14(3), 351-374.