Chun, Jennifer and Cynthia Cranford. 2018. “Becoming Homecare Workers: Chinese Immigrant Women and the Changing Worlds of Work, Care and Unionism.” Critical Sociology, published online in Jan. DOI: 10.1177/0896920517748499
Cranford, Cynthia Angela Hick and Louise Birdsell Bauer. 2018. “Lived Experiences of Social Unionism: Toronto Homecare Workers in the late 2000s.” Labor Studies Journal 43(1): 74-96.
Kim, Yang-Sook. 2018. “Care Work and Ethnic Boundary Making in South Korea.” Critical Sociology. DOI: 10.1177/0896920518766397.
Kim, Yang-Sook and Jennifer Chun. Forthcoming. “Feminist Entanglements with the Neoliberal Welfare State: NGOs and Domestic Worker Organizing in South Korea.” Political Power and Social Theory, Special Issue: Gender and Informal and Precarious Worker Organizing.
- Birdsell-Bauer, Louise and Cynthia Cranford. “The Community Dimensions of Union Renewal: Racialized and Caring Relations in Social Services.” Work, Employment and Society 31(2): 1-17.
- Chun, Jennifer Jihye. (2016). “Organizing across Racial Divides: Union Challenges to Precarious Work in Vancouver’s Health Care Sector” Progress in Development Studies 16(2): 1- 16.
- Chun, Jennifer Jihye and Rina Agarwala. (2016). “Global Labour Organizing in the Twenty First Century,” pp. 634-650. In Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment, eds. Steve Edgell, Heidi Gottfried and Edward Granter. London: SAGE.
- Engman Athena and Cynthia Cranford. (2016). “Habit and the body: Lessons for social theories of habit from the experiences of people with physical disabilities.” Sociological Theory (March 2016; 34 (1)).
- Cranford, Cynthia. (2014). “Towards Flexibility with Security for (Im)migrant Care Workers: A Comparative Analysis of Personal Home Care in Ontario and California.” Pp. 173- 191 in Migration and Care Labour: Theory, Policy and Politics, edited by Bridget Anderson and Isabel Shutes. Palgrave.
- Cranford, Cynthia. (2014). “Toward Particularism with Security: Immigration, Race and the Organization of Personal Support Services in Los Angeles.” Pp. 203-226 in When Care Work Goes Global: Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work, edited by Mary Romero, Valerie Preston and Wenona Giles. Ashgate.
Non- Refereed publications
5 clear language summaries of findings from the first stage of the Toronto and Los Angeles case studies organized around the theme “Flexibility or Security”:
- Flexibility and Insecurity in Los Angeles Private Sector
- Flexibility and Limited Security in Toronto Direct Funding
- Uneven Flexibility and Limited Security in Toronto Home Care
- Security with Limited Flexibility in Toronto Attendant Services
- Toward Flexibility with Security, Los Angeles Public Sector
- Cranford, Cynthia. (2013). “Towards Flexibility with Security: A Comparative Analysis of Personal Home Care Services.” Presentation at the Service Employees International Union, Local 1 Leadership Conference. Toronto, Ontario. Winter.
- Cranford, Cynthia. 2014. “Toward Particularism with Security: Immigration, Race and the Organization of Personal Support Services in Los Angeles.” Pp 203-225 in When Care Work Goes Global: Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work, edited by Mary Romero, Valerie Preston and Wenona Giles. Ashgate.
- Cranford, Cynthia and Jennifer Chun. 2017. “Immigration Women and Home-based Elder Care in Oakland, California’s Chinatown.” Pp. 41-66 in Gender, Migration and the Work of Care: A Multi-Scalar Approach to the Pacific Rim, edited by Sonya Michel and Ito Peng. New York: Palgrave.
- Cranford, Cynthia, Angela Hick and Louise Birdsell-Bauer. “The Dimensions of Social Unionism for Personal Care Workers.” Under Review.
- Cranford, Cynthia. Flexibility Care, Secure Work: Intimate Labor in Los Angeles and Toronto. Book Manuscript.
- Chun, Jennifer Jihye and Cynthia Cranford. Forthcoming. “Becoming Homecare Workers: Chinese Immigrant Women in California’s Oakland Chinatown.” Care in Transition: The Global Migration of Gendered Care Work, edited by Jennifer Chun, Heidi Gottfried and Ito Peng.
- Chun, Jennifer Jihye and Yang-Sook Kim, “Organizing Domestic Workers in South Korea: Feminist and ethnic entanglements with nationalism and neoliberalism”
- Kim, Yang-sook. “The Micro Politics of Care: A Comparative Study of Co-ethnic and Local Women Workers in the Domestic and Long-term Care Market of South Korea. To be presented at the International Sociological Meetings in July.
- The Global Migration of Gendered Care Work, proposed edited book volume with Heidi Gottfried, Ito Peng and Jennifer Chun (in preparation).
- Young Shin
- Jennifer Chun
- Service Employees International Union (SEIU) healthcare
- Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA)
Other collaborating organizations
- Filipino American Services Group Inc. (FASGI) in Los Angeles
- Pilipino Workers Center (PWC) in Los Angeles
- Service Employees International Union (Local 2015) in Los Angeles
Students and post-docs
- Jennifer Nazareno
- Valerie Damasco
- Conely de Leon
- Loiuse Birdsell-Bauer
- Chi Cheng Wat
- Angela Hick
- Michael Lee
- Justin Kong
- Yang-sook Kim