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Dr. A H M Belayeth Hussain

Teaching Fellow

Centre for Research on Women and Gender (KANITA)
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Tel: (604)-653 3681

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About

Academic Qualification
Ph.D.,Social Sciences, International Centre for Development & Decent Work (ICDD), University of Kassel (Germany) 2014.
Master of Arts, Development Studies, Institute of Development Policy (IOB), University of Antwerp (Belgium) 2008.
Master of Social Sciences, Sociology, Department of Sociology, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST), Bangladesh 1998 (Graduated in December 2000).

Area of Specialisation
Labour standards, work transformations, working conditions, gender issues, work-life balance, financial inclusions and resilience, microfinance, entrepreneurship, quantitative and qualitative research.

Publications

Books:

  1. Hussain, A.H.M. B. (2015). Disciplinary Technologies of Microfinance Institutions in Bangladesh: Comparison of BRAC and BRDB Programs. Kassel, Germany: Kassel University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.19211/KUP9783862198795.

Book Chapters:

  1. Hussain, A.H.M. B., & Endut, N. (2018). Application of SEM using Smart PLS: Examining decent working conditions of small enterprises. SAGE Research Methods Cases, SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526445698.
  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B. (2011). Asia. In H. Schwenken & L.-M. Heimeshoff (Eds.), Domestic Workers Count: Global Data on an Often Invisible Sector (First ed., pp.24-33). Kassel, Germany: Kassel University Press. http://www.unikassel.de/upress/online/frei/978-3-86219-050-8.volltext.frei.pdf.

 

Preprints:

  1. Hussain, A.H.M.B.; Endut, N.; Sultana, S. Precarious or Decent Work? Perceived Working Conditions and Life Satisfaction of SME Workers in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Preprints 2018, 2018100623 (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20944/preprints201810.0623.v1).
  1. Hussain, A.H.M.B.; Endut, N.; Das, S.; Chowdhury, M.T.A..; Haque, N..; Sultana, S.; Ahmed, K.J.. Does Financial Inclusion Increase Financial Resilience? Evidence from Bangladesh. Preprints 2018, 2018100658 (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20944/preprints201810.0658.v1).

 

Indexed peer-reviewed journal articles

  1. Hussain, A.H.M. B., Endut, Noraida & Others (2018). Does financial inclusion increase financial resilience? Evidence from Bangladesh. Development in Practice, Routledge. (forthcoming) [Web of Science + Scopus]
  1. Hussain, A.H.M. B., & Endut, Noraida (2018). Factors influencing working conditions of small enterprises in Sylhet City, Bangladesh. Development in Practice, Volume: 28, Issue: 01, pages 138 - 151. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.1080/09614524.2018.1404008. [Web of Science + Scopus]
  1. Hussain, A.H.M. B., & Endut, Noraida (2018). Do decent working conditions contribute to work-life balance of small entrepreneurs in Bangladesh? Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Volume: 12, No.: 1, pp. 90-104. Emerald Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/APJIE-04-2018-045.[Web of Science]
  1. Hussain, A.H.M. B (2018). Governing techniques of micro finance institutions in Bangladesh: testimonies of field staff. SOCIOLOGUS, Duncker and Humblot (In revision). [Web of Science + Scopus]
  1. Haq, S. M. A., Abebe, A., Verhasselt, K., & Hussain, A. H. M. B. (2011). Unequal Ecological Exchange and its Underlying Causes. Journal Environmental Protection and Ecology, 12(2), 698- 707. Sofia, Bulgaria. [Scopus]
  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B. (2010). Embodiment and Emotionality of Women Credit Clients: Scrutinizing Agency Constraints of BRAC Microcredit Clients in Sunamganj, Bangladesh. Asian Social Science, 6(11), 3-16. Toronto, Canada. [Scopus]
  1. Haq, S. M. A., Vanwing, T., Hens, L., Hussain, A. H. M. B., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Chowdhury, T., & Hussain, M. A. (2010). Perception of Environmental Degradation and Family Size: A Comparative Study on Married Men and Women (Indigenous People) in Bangladesh. International Journal of Sustainable Development, 1(6), 33-41. Toronto, Canada. [Scopus]

Other peer-reviewed journal articles

  1. Hussain, A.H.M.B. (2017). Financial inclusion through mobile micro banking: building a prototype for transaction cost efficiency in micro-finance practice.  Global Disclosure of Economics and Business. i-Proclaim, Malaysia.
  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B., & Deb, N. (2016). Gender-sensitivity of Bangladesh PRSP:  A Gender Scanning. SUST Journal of Social Sciences, 25(2), 43-55. Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B. (2010). Engendering Development: Where does it Stand?  SUST Studies, 12(1), 9-14. Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B., & Sultana, S. (2010). Projonon Swasthasheba Shomporke Grohitader Sontusthibudh: Sylhet Shohorer Projonon Shebadankari Prothisthaner Grohitader Upor Ekti Gobeshona. SUST Studies (Bengali Version). Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B., & Sultana, S. (2010). Kormojibi Narir Khomotayon: Sylhet Shohorer Banking Khate Kormoroto Narider Upor Ekti Shomikkha". SUST Studies (Bengali Version). Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B., & Ghani, M. A. (2006). Theoretical Anarchism in Sociology. SIU Studies, 1(1). Sylhet, Bangladesh.
  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B. (2005). Urban Informal Occupants in Sylhet City: A Study of Social Exclusion Approach. SUST Studies, 7(1), 65-71. Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Other articles

  1. Hussain, A. H. M. B. (2012). Disciplinary Technologies in Microfinance Strategies.  In: Decent work and Development Glossary, ICDD, University of Kassel, Germany.

  2. Hussain, A. H. M. B. (2011). Constraining Factors of Women's Agency in Microcredit Operations: The Case of BRAC's Project in Bangladesh. Exchange to Change, 6-8. University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Research

  1. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER: Transforming through empowering: safety remediation using digital helpline in the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh. (Active, 2018-2021).
  1. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER: Decent work indicators revisited in ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh. (Active, 2018-2020).
  1. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER: Discrimination, harassment and health status of employees in selected countries. (Active, 2018-2019).
  1. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER: Mobile banking and financial resilience in wetland ecosystem: A case of haor basin in Bangladesh. (Active, 2017-2019).
  1. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER: Does perception about precarious works influence satisfaction with life of SME workers? Study in Sylhet Division, Bangladesh. (Completed, 2016-2018).

  2. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER: Does financial inclusion increase financial resilience? Evidence from Bangladesh. (Completed, 2016-2017).

Supervision

  1. Ph.D. candidate: Mr. Md. Amdadul Haque, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Studies, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh. (Thesis title: Role of Social Network and Leadership Management in Climate Risk Adaptation: A Study on Haor Basin Areas in Bangladesh).
 Leila Mohajer  

Dr. Leila Mohajer

Visiting Lecturer
Centre for Research on Women and Gender  (KANITA)
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Tel: (604)-653 3423
Fax: (604)-656 6379
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About

Academic Qualification
Asia Europe Institute, University Malaya (UM), Malaysia, Ph.D in Sociolinguistics, 2013
Faculty of Language and Linguistics, University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia, M.A. (MESL ) in Sociolinguistics, 2006
Department of Foreign Languages, Islamic Azad University, Iran, B.A. in English Translator Training, 1996

Area of Specialisation
Sociolinguistics, Conversation Analysis, Language and Gender, Gender Studies, Gender and Health, Power/Solidarity and Masculinity

 Rashidah Shuib  

Prof. Dato' Dr. Rashidah Shuib

Professor
Centre for Research on Women and Gender  (KANITA)
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Tel: (604)-653 2546
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About

Academic Qualification
Michigan State University, USA, Ph. D 1984
University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, M Ed. 1979
Universiti Sains Malaysia, B.A (Hons, 2nd Upper) 1976
Sophia University, Tokyo (Japan Airline Scholar), Summer Session 1975

Area of Specialisation
Gender & Health, Women's Health, Health / Medical Sociology

 WT  

Dr. Lai Wan Teng

Lecturer
Centre for Research on Women and Gender  (KANITA)
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Tel: (604)-653 3432
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About

Academic Qualification

Ph.D. (Development Studies), Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand (Canadian International Development Research Centre Scholar), MSc., 2008

University of Malaya, B.A (Hons, 2nd Upper), 2004

Area of Specialisation
Gender, Development and Environment

Publications

Wan Teng, Lai (2011), 'Gender and Livelihood: A Case Study of the Mah Meri and the Oil Palm Plantations of Carey Island'. Asian Journal of Women's Studies, 17(2): 66-95.

Franz-Balsen, Angela, Norpisah Mat Isah, Wan Teng, Lai.(2011). Merging Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainability Strategies - a win-win aproach, in "5 years of Higher Education for Sustainable Development: Looking back- moving forward", (Editors) Matthias and Gerd. The 3rd International Conference of UNESCO Chair Higher Education for Sustainable Development.

Wan Teng, Lai (2010) Clean Water/ Environment. Book of Essays: 6th Annual International Leadership Training Programme: A Global Intergenerational Forum, 6-15 August. pp. 243-246. USA: Connecticut.

Wan Teng, Lai (2009). Individual Report. In Overcoming Poverty through a Social Inclusion Approach: The Status quo of Asia and Oceania in a Globalzed Economy.pp. 110- 112. The Japan Foundation (JENESYS East Asia Future Leaders Programme), December 9- December 19 2008.

Wan Teng, Lai, Chhun, Chhim., Jing Li., Minati Sinha, and Waleed, Aly. (2009). The Role of Academics and Researchers in Overcoming Poverty. In Overcoming Poverty through a Social Inclusion Approach: The Status quo of Asia and Oceania in a Globalized Economy.pp67- 72. The Japan Foundation (JENESYS East Asia Future Leaders Programme), December 9- December 19 2008

Research

2017: A Study on the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Women Migrant Workers in Malaysia: NGOs, Capacity Building and Women's Empowerment (United Nations Gender Theme Group) (Junior-applicant co-researcher)

2017: Penang Women's Development Corporation (PWDC), "Empowering and Advancing Community Towards a Sustainable GRPB Initiative: The People-centered Perspective" (Principle Investigator)

Sexual Harassment in Higher Education: Case Study of Universiti Sains Malaysia (Research University Grant) (August 2009- August 2012) Status: Completed

A qualitative exploration research on women and men's concerns on water issues at Penang Island (Incentive Grant) (August 2009- August 2010) Status: Completed

A study of Poverty, Economic Activities and Livelihood Strategies from A Gender Perspective in the Loagan Bunut National Park, Sarawak. (2008) Status: Completed

Foreign Domestic Workers: Impact on Malaysian Families and Gender Relations (2008) Status: Completed

Zaireeni Azmi 

 

Dr. Zaireeni Azmi

Lecturer
Centre for Research on Women and Gender  (KANITA)
Universiti Sains Malaysia
11800 USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Tel: (604)-653 2996
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About

Academic Qualification
Universiti Malaya, M.A (Gender dan Politik), 2002
University of Tasmania, B.A (Psychology, Sociology), 1998

Area of Specialisation
Gender and Politics, Women and Politics

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