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Crystal Kwan Photo
 

Title:
Assistant Professor


Qualifications:

PhD (UCalgary)

MSW (UCalgary)

BA (UCalgary)

 

Email:
cyeekwan@polyu.edu.hk


Phone:
3400 3681


Office:
HJ420


Specialism:

Gerontology

Resilience, aging and disasters

International and community development

Community organizing with older adults

Green social work

 

 

 

Teaching:

Practice Research

 

Selected Publications (Scholarly Books & Monographs, Journals, Book Chapters, Conference papers):

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Kwan, C., & Walsh, C.A. (In Press). Old age poverty: A scoping review of the literature. Cogent Social Sciences.

Hewson, J.A., Kwan, C., Larkin-Black, T., Samaha, A., & Lai, D.W.L. (In Press) Evaluating age-friendliness: A case example of a baseline assessment of one mid-sized Canadian city, International Journal of Aging and Society.

Kwan, C., & Walsh, C.A. (2018). Ethical issues in conducting community-based participatory research: a narrative review of the literature. The Qualitative Report (TQR), 23(2), 369-386.

Kwan, C., & Walsh, C. (2017). Seniors disaster resilience: A scoping review of the literature. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 25(21), 259-273.

Hewson, J.A., Kwan, C., Shaw, M., & Lai, D.W.L (2017). Developing age-friendly social participation strategies: Service providers’ perspectives about organizational and sector readiness for aging baby boomers. Adaptations, Activities & Aging Journal. Doi: 10.1080/01924788.2017.1398034

Kwan, C. & Drolet, J. (2015). Towards age-inclusive sustainable development goals: Exploring the potential role and contributions of community development. Community Development Journal, 50(4), 589-607.

Kwan, C. & Walsh, C. A. (2015). Climate change adaptation in low resource countries: Insights gained from an eco-social work and feminist gerontological lens. International Social Work, 58(3), 385-400.

Kwan, C. & Walsh, C. A. (2013). Exploring older people’s perspectives of community organizing: A Photovoice study in the Philippines. International Journal of Aging and Society, 3(1), 15-30.

 

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters:

Kwan, C., & Drolet, J. (In Press). Literature Review. In J. Drolet (Ed.) Rebuilding lives post-disaster: innovative community practices for sustainable development. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kwan, C., & Drolet, J. (2016).  'Recovery for all' and reducing inequality: Austerity and poverty elimination. In J. Drolet (Ed.) Social work and social development perspectives on social protection (pp. 35-49). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Drolet, J., Kwan, C. (2016). The context of social protection and the social protection floor initiative.  In J. Drolet (Ed.) Social work and social development perspectives on social protection (pp. 17-34). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.