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Kabita Chakraborty

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Department of Humanities

Associate Professor

Office: Founders College, 227
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 66915
Email: kabitac@yorku.ca


Post-colonial “Youth Studies” scholar working across South and Southeast Asia

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Degrees

PhD, University of Queensland, Australia
M.A, University of Toronto, Canada
B.Sc, Hon, University of Toronto, Canada

Research Interests

Children and Youth , Culture and Cultural Studies, South and Southeast Asia, Children's Studies
Books

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2016) . Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture Routledge: London

2016

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2015) . Bollywood as a Role Model: Boyfriends, Dating and Negotiating Romance. In C. Bradford and M. Reimer (eds.) Girls, Texts, Cultures (pp. 238-263) Wilfred Laurier University Press.

2015

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2015) . Young People’s Mobile Phone Cultures in the Urban Slums of Kolkata. In N. Schinder and F. Titzmann (eds.) Youth, Media, and Gender in Post-Liberalization India. (pp. 191-214) Berlin: Frank & Timme.

2015

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2010) . Unmarried Muslim Youth and Sex Education in the bustees of Kolkata. In A. Doron and A. Broom (Ed.), Health Culture and Religion in South Asia (pp. 114-134). London: Routledge

2010

Beazley, H. and K. Chakraborty (2008). Cool Consumption: Rasta, Punk and Bollywood on the Streets of Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Kolkata, India. In U. M. Rodrigues and B. Smaill (Ed.), Youth, Media and Culture in the Asia Pacific Region (pp. 195-214). Newcastle UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2008

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, K., S. Thambiah and J. Arumugam. (2018). Estate youth and complicated migration in Malaysia’s oil palm plantations: The emotions of leaving and coming back home. Children’s Geographies . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2018.1479514

2018

Chakraborty, K and S. Thambiah (2018). Introduction: Children and Young People’s Emotions of Migration Across Asia. Children’s Geographies . DOI: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14733285.2018.1503231

2018

Thambiah, S, Chakraborty, K., Sarkar R. (2016) . Violence and Migration in a Team Research setting: Working with Bangladeshi Migrant Women in Malaysia. Gender, Place and Culture . DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2015.1136814

2016

Chakraborty, K. (2016). “Eve-teasing” and Education Mobility: Young Women’s Experiences in the Urban Slums of India. In T. Skelton, C. Dwyer and N. Worth (eds.) Geographies of Children and Young People . Volume “Inclusion and Exclusion”. 269-292. New York: Springer.

2016

Coren E, Hossain R, Pardo Pardo J, Veras MMS, Chakraborty K, Harris H, Martin AJ (2013). Interventions for Promoting Reintegration and Reducing Harmful Behaviour and Lifestyles in Street-connected Children and Young People. Evidence Based Child Health 8(4):1140-272.

2013

Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs L, Vetere F, MacDougall C. (2013) . “MyBus”: Children’s Mobile Health, Wellbeing and Digital Inclusion. Journal of Community Informatics.9(2):online

2013

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2012) Representations: Visual Arts: Television: India [entry on Young Muslim Women and Bollywood Popular Culture]. Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (online edition) Netherlands: Brill.

2012

Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs L, Vetere F, and MacDougall C. (2012) . Children and Digital Wellbeing in Australia: Online Mediation, Conduct and Competence. Journal of Children and Media 6(2): 237-254.

2012

Chakraborty K, Nansen B, Gibbs L and MacDougall C. (2012) . Ethical Negotiations: Committees, Methods and Research with Children. International Journal of Children’s Rights. 20(2): 541-533.

2012

Coren E, Hossain R, Pardo Pardo J, Thomae M, Veras MMS, Chakraborty K. (2012) . Interventions for Promoting Reintegration and Reducing Harmful Behaviour and Lifestyles in Street-Connected Children and Young People (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4 2012.

2012

Chakraborty, K. (2012) . Virtual Mate-Seeking in the Urban Slums of Kolkata, India. South Asian Popular Culture 10(2): 197-216.

2012

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2012) . Young Married Muslim Couples Negotiating their Sexual Lives in the Urban Slums of Kolkata. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific Issue 28 [online March 2012].

2012

Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs L, Vetere F, and MacDougall C. (2012) . “You Do the Math”: Mathletics and the Play of Online Learning. New Media & Society 14(1): 2016-2035.

2012

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2010) . The Sexual Lives of Muslim Girls in the bustees of Kolkata, India. Sex Education 10(1): 1-21.

2010

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2010) . Unmarried Muslim Youth and Sex Education in the bustees of Kolkata. South Asian History and Culture 1(2): 268–281 special issue ‘Health, Culture and Religion: Critical Perspectives’.

2010

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2009) . “The Good Muslim Girl”: Conducting Qualitative Participatory Research to Understand the Lives of Young Muslim Women in the bustees of Kolkata. Children’s Geographies 7(4): 421-434 special issue ‘20 years since the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child’.

2009

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, K, B. Nansen, L.Gibbs, C. MacDougall, F. Vetere, E. Davis (2010). Screen Stories and Community Connections: How can Technology Promote Social Inclusion? VicHealth Report. VicHealth: Australia.

2010

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2003) . A Report on the Third East Asia and Pacific Regional Children and Young People’s Forum. Bangkok: Save the Children Alliance.

2003

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2003) . A review of Children's Participation at the 6th East Asia and Pacific Ministerial Consultation on Children. Bangkok: Save the Children Alliance.

2003

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2003) . Violence against Children in Three Slum Communities in Kolkata: A Comparative Study. Kolkata: Save the Children UK.

2003

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, K. (2020 forthcoming) . “Ap kesa insaan h..ek bar v rply nhi diye”: Male youth, eve-teasing, and community changes in the urban slums (bustees) of Kolkata“. Contemporary South Asia (Volume 27, Issue 2)

2020

Agha S., Thambiah S. and K. Chakraborty. Children Negotiating for Spaces of Play in an Urban Poor Community in Malaysia. Children’s Geographies



Post-colonial “Youth Studies” scholar working across South and Southeast Asia

Degrees

PhD, University of Queensland, Australia
M.A, University of Toronto, Canada
B.Sc, Hon, University of Toronto, Canada

Research Interests

Children and Youth , Culture and Cultural Studies, South and Southeast Asia, Children's Studies

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2015) . Bollywood as a Role Model: Boyfriends, Dating and Negotiating Romance. In C. Bradford and M. Reimer (eds.) Girls, Texts, Cultures (pp. 238-263) Wilfred Laurier University Press.

2015

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2015) . Young People’s Mobile Phone Cultures in the Urban Slums of Kolkata. In N. Schinder and F. Titzmann (eds.) Youth, Media, and Gender in Post-Liberalization India. (pp. 191-214) Berlin: Frank & Timme.

2015

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2010) . Unmarried Muslim Youth and Sex Education in the bustees of Kolkata. In A. Doron and A. Broom (Ed.), Health Culture and Religion in South Asia (pp. 114-134). London: Routledge

2010

Beazley, H. and K. Chakraborty (2008). Cool Consumption: Rasta, Punk and Bollywood on the Streets of Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Kolkata, India. In U. M. Rodrigues and B. Smaill (Ed.), Youth, Media and Culture in the Asia Pacific Region (pp. 195-214). Newcastle UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2008

Books

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2016) . Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture Routledge: London

2016

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, K., S. Thambiah and J. Arumugam. (2018). Estate youth and complicated migration in Malaysia’s oil palm plantations: The emotions of leaving and coming back home. Children’s Geographies . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2018.1479514

2018

Chakraborty, K and S. Thambiah (2018). Introduction: Children and Young People’s Emotions of Migration Across Asia. Children’s Geographies . DOI: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14733285.2018.1503231

2018

Thambiah, S, Chakraborty, K., Sarkar R. (2016) . Violence and Migration in a Team Research setting: Working with Bangladeshi Migrant Women in Malaysia. Gender, Place and Culture . DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2015.1136814

2016

Chakraborty, K. (2016). “Eve-teasing” and Education Mobility: Young Women’s Experiences in the Urban Slums of India. In T. Skelton, C. Dwyer and N. Worth (eds.) Geographies of Children and Young People . Volume “Inclusion and Exclusion”. 269-292. New York: Springer.

2016

Coren E, Hossain R, Pardo Pardo J, Veras MMS, Chakraborty K, Harris H, Martin AJ (2013). Interventions for Promoting Reintegration and Reducing Harmful Behaviour and Lifestyles in Street-connected Children and Young People. Evidence Based Child Health 8(4):1140-272.

2013

Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs L, Vetere F, MacDougall C. (2013) . “MyBus”: Children’s Mobile Health, Wellbeing and Digital Inclusion. Journal of Community Informatics.9(2):online

2013

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2012) Representations: Visual Arts: Television: India [entry on Young Muslim Women and Bollywood Popular Culture]. Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (online edition) Netherlands: Brill.

2012

Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs L, Vetere F, and MacDougall C. (2012) . Children and Digital Wellbeing in Australia: Online Mediation, Conduct and Competence. Journal of Children and Media 6(2): 237-254.

2012

Chakraborty K, Nansen B, Gibbs L and MacDougall C. (2012) . Ethical Negotiations: Committees, Methods and Research with Children. International Journal of Children’s Rights. 20(2): 541-533.

2012

Coren E, Hossain R, Pardo Pardo J, Thomae M, Veras MMS, Chakraborty K. (2012) . Interventions for Promoting Reintegration and Reducing Harmful Behaviour and Lifestyles in Street-Connected Children and Young People (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4 2012.

2012

Chakraborty, K. (2012) . Virtual Mate-Seeking in the Urban Slums of Kolkata, India. South Asian Popular Culture 10(2): 197-216.

2012

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2012) . Young Married Muslim Couples Negotiating their Sexual Lives in the Urban Slums of Kolkata. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific Issue 28 [online March 2012].

2012

Nansen B, Chakraborty K, Gibbs L, Vetere F, and MacDougall C. (2012) . “You Do the Math”: Mathletics and the Play of Online Learning. New Media & Society 14(1): 2016-2035.

2012

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2010) . The Sexual Lives of Muslim Girls in the bustees of Kolkata, India. Sex Education 10(1): 1-21.

2010

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2010) . Unmarried Muslim Youth and Sex Education in the bustees of Kolkata. South Asian History and Culture 1(2): 268–281 special issue ‘Health, Culture and Religion: Critical Perspectives’.

2010

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2009) . “The Good Muslim Girl”: Conducting Qualitative Participatory Research to Understand the Lives of Young Muslim Women in the bustees of Kolkata. Children’s Geographies 7(4): 421-434 special issue ‘20 years since the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child’.

2009

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, K, B. Nansen, L.Gibbs, C. MacDougall, F. Vetere, E. Davis (2010). Screen Stories and Community Connections: How can Technology Promote Social Inclusion? VicHealth Report. VicHealth: Australia.

2010

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2003) . A Report on the Third East Asia and Pacific Regional Children and Young People’s Forum. Bangkok: Save the Children Alliance.

2003

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2003) . A review of Children's Participation at the 6th East Asia and Pacific Ministerial Consultation on Children. Bangkok: Save the Children Alliance.

2003

Chakraborty, Kabita. (2003) . Violence against Children in Three Slum Communities in Kolkata: A Comparative Study. Kolkata: Save the Children UK.

2003

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

Chakraborty, K. (2020 forthcoming) . “Ap kesa insaan h..ek bar v rply nhi diye”: Male youth, eve-teasing, and community changes in the urban slums (bustees) of Kolkata“. Contemporary South Asia (Volume 27, Issue 2)

2020

Agha S., Thambiah S. and K. Chakraborty. Children Negotiating for Spaces of Play in an Urban Poor Community in Malaysia. Children’s Geographies