Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Issues of “mixed race”/mixed ethnic identity, race and ethnicity, narratives of belonging, multiculturalism, and social conflict in Singapore and New Zealand.
Rocha, Z. L. (2018). “Narrative Enquiry and Analysis: Exploring Narratives of Identity and Mixed Race in Singapore”, SAGE Research Methods Cases, Part 2.
Rocha, Z. L. and M. Webber (2018). “Introduction: Situating mixed race in New Zealand and the world” in Mana Tangatarua: Mixed heritages, ethnic identity and biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Rocha, Z. L. and M. Webber (eds.), London: Routledge.
Rocha, Z. L. and A. Wanhalla (2018). “A history of “mixed race” in Aotearoa/New Zealand” in Mana Tangatarua: Mixed heritages, ethnic identity and biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Rocha, Z. L. and M. Webber (eds.), London: Routledge.
Rocha, Z. L. and F. Fozdar (2017). “Introduction: Mixed Race in Asia” in Mixed Race in Asia: Past, Present and Future, Z. L. Rocha and F. Fozdar (eds.), London: Routledge.
Rocha, Z. L. (2017). “Eurasian as Multiracial: mixed race, gendered categories and identity in Singapore” in Mixed Race in Asia: Past, Present and Future, Z. L. Rocha and F. Fozdar (eds.), London: Routledge.
Rocha, Z. L. (2016). “Narratives of belonging and not belonging: Chinese/European “mixed” identities in Aotearoa/New Zealand”, in Kirsten McGavin and Farida Fozdar (eds.), Mixed Race Identities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, London: Routledge
Rocha, Z. L. (2014). Stretching out the categories: Chinese/European Narratives of Mixedness, Belonging and Home in Singapore, Ethnicities, 14(2): 279-302.
Rocha, Z. L. (2013). Destabilizing “Half-caste” in New Zealand and “Eurasian” in Singapore, Asian American Literary Review, 4(2) Special Issue on Mixed Race, Fall 2013.
Rocha, Z. L. (2012). “Identity, dislocation and belonging: Chinese/European narratives of ‘mixed’ identity in Aotearoa/New Zealand”. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, 19(6): 673-690.
Gabriel, S. P., Gomez, E. T. & Rocha, Z. (2012). “Between Policy and Reality: Multiculturalism, the Second Generation, and the Third Space in Britain”. Asia Europe Journal, 10(4): 267-285.
Rocha, Z. (2012). “(Mixed) Racial Formation in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Framing biculturalism and ‘mixed race’ through categorization”. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences, 7(1): 1-13.
Rocha Z. (2012). “Multiplicity within Singularity: Racial Categorization and Recognizing ‘Mixed Race’ in Singapore”. Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 30(3): 95-131.
Rocha, Z. (2010). “Mixed Messages, Mixed Memories, Mixed Ethnicity: mnemonic heritage and constructing identity through mixed parentage”. New Zealand Sociology, 25(1): 75-99.