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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.

Research Interests

Marital relations; Household labor; Family structure and living arrangement; Gender ideology

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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