Ito Peng is Professor of Sociology. She teaches political sociology, comparative social and health policy, and qualitative research methods. Professor Peng’s research interests include: social policy reforms in East Asian and European countries, gender, family, and demographic changes and their impacts on social policies, political economy of welfare state transformations, and immigrant women’s health and its policy implications in Ontario. Professor Peng is an associate researcher for the UNRISD and a research fellow at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. She has been active in policy research with international organizations and has undertaken research for UNRISD, UNESCAP, and the World Bank. Dr. Peng received her Ph.D. from London School of Economics.
The Social Context of Policy-Making