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Research Profile

Dr Sin Yi Cheung 

Selected Publications

Snipp, M. and Cheung, S.Y. (forthcoming) ‘Changes in Racial and Gender Inequality since 1970’ in Grusky, D. and MacLean, A. (eds.) Living in a High Inequality Regime. New York: Russell Sage.

Cheung, S.Y. (forthcoming) Chinese Overseas - Immigrant Integration in Four Post-Industrial Economies. New York: Routledge.

Cheung, S.Y. and Phillimore, J. (2013) ‘Refugees, Social Capital and Labour Market Integration in the UK’, Sociology, DOI: 10.1177/0038038513491467

Cheung, S.Y. (2013) ‘Ethno-religious minorities and labour market integration – generational advancement or decline?’ Ethnic and Racial Studies. Special Issues on Intergenerational change in social, economic and political integration. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2013.808757

Cheung, S.Y. and McKay, S. (2010) Training and Progression in the Labour Market. Department for Work and Pensions Research Report No. 680.

Gerber, Theodore P. and Cheung, S.Y. (2008) ‘Horizontal Stratification in Education: Forms, Gender Differences, Trends, and Explanations’ Annual Review of Sociology, Vol.34: 299-318.

Heath, A.F. and Cheung, S.Y. (2007) (eds.) Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets. Oxford University Press.

Heath. A.F. and Cheung, S. Y. (2007) ‘The Comparative Study of Ethnic Minority Disadvantage’, in A. F. Heath and S. Y. Cheung (eds.) Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 1-44.

Cheung, S.Y. and Heath, A.F. (2007) ‘Nice work if you can get it: ethnic minority disadvantage in Great Britain’, in A. F. Heath and S. Y. Cheung (eds.) Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 507-550

Cheung, S.Y. and Egerton, M. (2007) ‘Higher Education expansion and reform: changing educational inequalities in Great Britain’, in Y. Shavit, R. Arum and A. Gamoran (eds.) Stratification in Higher Education: A Comparative Study. Stanford University Press. pp. 195-219.

Heath, A. F. and Cheung, S.Y. (2006) Ethnic Penalties in the Labour Market: Employers and Discrimination, Department for Work and Pensions, Research Report No 341. Published for the Department for Work and Pensions by Corporate Document Services, Leeds.

Van de Werfhorst, H. G., Sullivan, A. and Cheung, S. Y. (2003) ‘Social Class, Ability and Choice of Subject in Secondary and Tertiary Education in Britain’, British Educational Research Journal, 29 (1): 41-62.

Cheung, S.Y. and Andersen, R. (2003), ‘Time to Read: the impact of family resources on educational outcomes’, Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Vol. 34. Summer issue, pp. 412-434.

Chan, A.H.N. and Cheung, S.Y. (2001) ‘The equalizing effects of education on gender differences in occupational attainment in Hong Kong’, Hong Kong Journal of Sociology, No.2: 177-206.

Noble, M., Cheung, S.Y. and G. Smith (1998) ‘Origins and Destinations: Social Security Claimants Dynamics’, Journal of Social Policy, Vol. 27, No.3, pp. 351-369.

Noble. M., Smith, G. and Cheung, S.Y. (1998) ‘Lone Mothers moving in and out of Benefits’, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Heath, A. F. and Cheung, S.Y. (1998) ‘Education and Occupation in Britain’ in Shavit, Y. and Muller, W. (eds.), From School to Work, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Cheung, S.Y. and Buchanan, A. (1997) ‘Malaise Scores in adulthood of children and Young People who have been in care’, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 38, 575-580.

Noble, M., Cheung, S.Y., Smith, G., and Smith, T. (1995) ‘Using Census Data to predict Income Support Dependency’, Policy and Politics, Vol. 23, No.4, pp. 327- 333.

Cheung, S.Y. and Heath, A. F. (1994) ‘After Care: The Education and Occupation of adults who have been in care’, Oxford Review of Education, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 361-374.