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Kabita Chakraborty

Department of Humanities

Assistant Professor
 
Office: Founders College, 227
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 66915
Emailkabitac@yorku.ca
 
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   Area of Specialization

Children's Studies



Degrees

PhD, Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies and School of Social Work, University of Queensland, Australia
M.A, South Asian Studies and Environmental Studies, University of Toronto, Canada
B.Sc , University of Toronto, Canada

Research Interests

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

All Publications

Book Chapters

Chakraborty, K. (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.

Chakraborty, K. (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.

Chakraborty, K. (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

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.

Journal Articles

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Chakraborty, K. (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].

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.

Chakraborty, K. (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.

Chakraborty, K. (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’.

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

Chakraborty, K. (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’.

Research Reports

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.

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

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

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

Forthcoming

Chakraborty, Kabita. Eve-teasing and Education Mobility: Young people's experiences in the urban slums of India. In Skelton, T. (editor-in-chief) Geographies of Children and Young People (Springer)

Chakraborty, K. (forthcoming 2015) . Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture. London: Routledge (Women in Asia Series).

Violence and Migration in a Team Research setting: Working with Bangladeshi Migrant Women in Malaysia. Gender, Place and Culture

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2015 AP/HUMA3695 6.0  Listening to Children: Ethics and Methodology of Child-Centred Studies SEMR Course Website 


Area of Specialization

Children's Studies


Degrees

PhD, Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies and School of Social Work, University of Queensland, Australia
M.A, South Asian Studies and Environmental Studies, University of Toronto, Canada
B.Sc , University of Toronto, Canada


Research Interests:

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

All Publications

Book Chapters

Chakraborty, K. (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.

Chakraborty, K. (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.

Chakraborty, K. (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

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.

Journal Articles

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Chakraborty, K. (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].

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.

Chakraborty, K. (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.

Chakraborty, K. (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’.

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

Chakraborty, K. (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’.

Research Reports

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.

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

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

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

Forthcoming

Chakraborty, Kabita. Eve-teasing and Education Mobility: Young people's experiences in the urban slums of India. In Skelton, T. (editor-in-chief) Geographies of Children and Young People (Springer)

Chakraborty, K. (forthcoming 2015) . Young Muslim Women in India: Bollywood, Identity and Changing Youth Culture. London: Routledge (Women in Asia Series).

Violence and Migration in a Team Research setting: Working with Bangladeshi Migrant Women in Malaysia. Gender, Place and Culture


Teaching:

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Summer 2015 AP/HUMA3695 6.0  Listening to Children: Ethics and Methodology of Child-Centred Studies SEMR Course Website