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Adam Cheung joined the Department of Sociology in 2018. Prior to joining the Hong Kong Baptist University, he worked at the Education University of Hong Kong and National University of Singapore. His research interests include gender ideology, division of household labor, marital relations and domestic violence in Hong Kong and other Asian societies. His current research project examines how do couples negotiate the division of household labor at different life-stages, and to what extent, hiring a domestic helper at home change the family dynamic. In particular, he is interested in how young husbands and wives interact with a live-in domestic helper at home. Besides, he has other on-going and past research projects investigating the factors and patterns of domestic violence, parental involvement, and the rise of solo-living in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Korea.
Marital relations; Household labor; Family structure and living arrangement; Gender ideology
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“Loving my political opponents”: Political disagreements and marital quality in Hong Kong
1/01/22 → 31/12/24
Project: Research project
A Stranger/Helper at Home: An Integrated Framework on Hiring Domestic Help and Family Relations in Hong Kong
1/01/18 → 31/12/20
Project: Research project
Domestic Outsourcing in an Ultra-Low Fertility Context: Employing Live-in Domestic Help and Fertility in Hong KongCheung, A. K-L. & Kim, E. H-W., Aug 2022, In: Population Research and Policy Review. 41, 4, p. 1597–1618 22 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review2 Citations (Scopus)
Outsourcing for How Long? Factors and Duration of Employing Foreign Live-in Domestic HelpersCheung, A. K. L., Nov 2022, In: Journal of Family Issues. 43, 11, p. 3030-3056 27 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review4 Citations (Scopus)
Does live-in domestic help reduce unpaid household labor? The paradox of intensive parenting and domestic outsourcingCheung, A. K-L. & Lui, L., Oct 2022, In: Current Sociology. 70, 6, p. 921-942 22 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review7 Citations (Scopus)
Re-examining the middle-class thesis: Class profiles of families employing migrant domestic workers in Hong KongCheung, A. K-L., 1 Dec 2021, In: Asian and Pacific Migration Journal. 30, 4, p. 450-465 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review3 Citations (Scopus)
Couples’ self-control and marital conflict: Does similarity, complementarity, or totality matter more?Cheung, A. K. L., Chiu, T-Y. & Choi, S. Y. P., Feb 2022, In: Social Science Research. 102, 12 p., 102638.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review1 Citation (Scopus)