Ito Peng

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Ito Peng, Ph.D. is a Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, and Canada Research Chair in Global Social Policy at the Department of Sociology, and the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto. She has written extensively on social policies and social and political economy of care in East Asia. She teaches and researches on comparative social policy, specializing in family, gender, employment and migration policies in East Asia and Asia Pacific. She leads the Gender, Migration, and the Work of Care Program, an international partnership research project funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She is also a distinguished fellow of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and a Research Associate at United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and UN Women. Her new book (2017), co-edited with Sonya Michel, is called Gender, Migration and the Work of Care: A Multi-Scalar Approach to the Pacific Rim.

CWE-GAM Working Group: Understanding and Measuring Care

CWE-GAM Working Paper Contributions

An Overview of Care Policies and the Status of Care Workers in South Korea” – Ito Peng, Seung-Eun Cha & Hyuna Moon

CWE-GAM Methodology Report Contributions:

“The Qualitative Methodology and Survey Instruments: South Korea Field Work”– Hyuna Moon, Seung-Eun Cha, Ki-Soo Eun, Eunhye Kang & Ito Peng

CWE-GAM Blog Contributions:

Systemic Resilience and Care Work: An Asia-Pacific Perspective, What is the Care Economy and Why Should We Care?, Lessons to Draw from Countries with Long-Term Care (LTC) Systems, COVID-19 is Testing the Norm: Gender Dynamics and Care in the Midst of the Pandemic, Measuring the Overall Strain of Caregiving: A Multidimensional Approach