Refereed Publications

Somaiah, B.C., Yeoh, B.S.A. and Arlini, S.M. (forthcoming) “Cukup for me to be successful in this country”: “Staying” among left-behind young women in Indonesia’s migrant-sending villages. Global Networks.

Acedera, K.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh, ‘Making Time’: Long-distance Marriages and the Temporalities of the Transnational Family. Current Sociology, 67, no. 2 (2019): 250-272, doi: 10.1177/0011392118792927.

Lam, T. and B.S.A. Yeoh, Parental migration and disruptions in everyday life: reactions of left-behind children in Southeast Asia. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, online first (2019), doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1547022.

Yeoh, B.S.A., S. Huang and T. Lam, Migration, Families and Households in Globalising Asia. In Handbook on Geographies of Globalisations, edited by R.C. Kloosterman, V. Mamadouh and P. Terhorst, pp. 175-186. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing (2018).

Acedera, K., B.S.A. Yeoh and M.M.B. Asis, Migrant Mothers and Left-Behind Families: The Rituals of Communication and the Reconstitution of Familyhood Across Transnational Space and Time. In Transnational Migrations in the Asia-Pacific: Transformative Experiences in the Age of Digital Media, edited by C. Gomes, and B.S.A. Yeoh, pp. 153-174. London: Rowman and Littlefield (2018).

Acedera, K.A. and B.S.A. Yeoh, Facebook, Long-distance Marriages, and the Mediation of Intimacies. International Journal of Communication, 12 (2018): 4123-4142.

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Brenda Yeoh


  • Elspeth Graham
  • Lucy Jordan


  • National University of Singapore

Students & Associates

  • Silvia Mila Arlin
  • Lam Choy Fong Theodora
  • Kristel Acedera