Supervisor: Dr. Neil Guppy

Research Interests

Time Use, Gender Convergence of Housework, Social Networks, Social Mobility, Cultural Capital vs Human Capital, Identity Formation, Immigrant Women, Sakha Culture and Identity, Global Digital Inequality, Social Capital vs Technology as Sources of Information, Japanese Society.

Current Research

Gender Convergence in the Household Division of Labour: Uneven progress 1986 to 2010.

The Role of Social Capital in the Transformation of Cultural Values and Practices: Case Studies of Sakha Immigrants in Japan and in Canada, of Immigrants in Canada, and in Taiwan.

Kolpashnikova, Kamila (2010).”Human Capital as the Main Determinant of Digital Divide: An Analysis of Technological Inequality in Countries Surveyed by the AsiaBarometer 2006.” The International Academy of CIO Journal (Tokyo, Japan), Vol.4: pp. 63-72.


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