“How we as a community, provide support?”

This post will be a mini sharing on the development of theoretical thoughts (i.e. emergent theory) from the interviews thus far. Writing this after a morning of manuscript editing (a painful chore for me) and afternoon of axial coding/diagramming the emergent theory, I can truly see why PhD is also known as ‘Permanent Head Damage’Continue reading ““How we as a community, provide support?””

COVID- A Silver Lining

If 2020 has felt like a series of punches including big knockout ones, you are not alone. It has become a cliché to say that COVID-19 has transformed the world we live in. At the same time, if you are reading this, you are likely someone with at least the level of privileges that hasContinue reading “COVID- A Silver Lining”

Through the Looking Glass- Is Social Change Limited by Our Imaginations?

A friend who took a double major in Sociology and Social Work once mused: “Sociology lectures always leave me low because all we talk about is social problems, but in Social Work we talk about possible solutions so I always feel inspired after classes!” There is probably some truth but in this post, I wantContinue reading “Through the Looking Glass- Is Social Change Limited by Our Imaginations?”

COVID-19 and Moral Norms

Here it comes, another article to add to the deluge of commentaries involving COVID-19. Ironically, this was prompted by an unease that I haven’t seemed to be reading/hearing much news on anything else apart from COVID-19 and how it has impacted Singapore. Have I stopped caring for the other as the pandemic takes a heavierContinue reading “COVID-19 and Moral Norms”