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Jenny Tonsing
Jenny Tonsing
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Dr. Jenny Tonsing earned her PhD from Royal Holloway University of London. Jenny has lived and worked in India, Hong Kong, England, Singapore and currently in Fiji. The cross-cultural experiences have broadened her perspectives and respect diversity in all forms. Jenny received her Master Degree in Social Work (Hong Kong). Her Practice experience includes working with individuals and families from diverse ethnic groups and socio-cultural background.†

Her areas of research interest focuses on cross-cultural issues in domestic violence, examining dynamics associated with womenís experience of abuse in an intimate relationship, and the impact of abuse on women and children psychological well-being.

Publications in USP Electronic Research Repository

PUBLICATIONS†

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

†Tonsing, K.N., Tse, S. & Tonsing, J.C. (2016). Acculturation, perceived discrimination, and psychological distress: The experiences of South Asians in Hong Kong. Journal of Transcultural Psychiatry. 53(1), 124-144.†

  • Tonsing, J.C. (2015). Complexity of domestic violence in a South Asian context in Hong Kong: cultural and structural impact. Social Work Education. 34(1), 1-13
  • Tonsing, J.C. (2015). Domestic Violence: Intersection of Culture, Gender and Context. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. D01: 10.1007/s 10903-015-0993-1
  • Tonsing, J.C. (2014). Conceptualizing Partner Abuse among South Asian women in Hong Kong. Transcultural Journal of Nursing, 24(3,) 281-289†
  • †Tonsing, J.C.(2011). Using Ecological Model to Understand Intimate Partner Violence. International Journal of Arts & Science, 4(13), 435-443.
  • †Tonsing, J.C. (2010). A Study of Domestic Violence among South Asian in Hong Kong. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Science, 5(1), 367-376.

† Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • †Tonsing, K.N., Tse, S. & Tonsing, J.C. (2016). Acculturation, perceived discrimination, and psychological distress: The experiences of South Asians in Hong Kong. Journal of Transcultural Psychiatry. 53(1), 124-144.†
  • Tonsing, J.C. (2015). Complexity of domestic violence in a South Asian context in Hong Kong: cultural and structural impact. Social Work Education. 34(1), 1-13
  • Tonsing, J.C. (2015). Domestic Violence: Intersection of Culture, Gender and Context. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. D01: 10.1007/s 10903-015-0993-1
  • Tonsing, J.C. (2014). Conceptualizing Partner Abuse among South Asian women in Hong Kong. Transcultural Journal of Nursing, 24(3,) 281-289†
  • †Tonsing, J.C.(2011). Using Ecological Model to Understand Intimate Partner Violence. International Journal of Arts & Science, 4(13), 435-443.
  • †Tonsing, J.C. (2010). A Study of Domestic Violence among South Asian in Hong Kong. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Science, 5(1), 367-376.

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Tonsing, J.C. (2015). Structural and Cultural impact of Domestic Violence. Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 19th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, January 14-18, 2015.†
  • Tonsing, J.C. (2012). Perception of Domestic Violence and Help - Seeking Behaviours among South Asian Women in Hong Kong. 2012 Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development: Action and Impact, Stockholm, Sweden, July 8-12, 2012.
  • Tonsing, J.C. (2011). Using Ecological Model to understand Intimate Partner Violence. †Second International Conference on Multidisciplinary Arts and Science, Harvard University, Boston, May 29 - June 2, 2011.
  • Tonsing, J.C. (2010). A study of domestic violence among the South Asian in Hong Kong. 5th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, August 2-5, 2010.†

 
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