Sociology

Research projects in progress

PI

Co-I(s)

Project Title

Dr CHAN Fung Yi

Mr. CHOW Sung Ming

Divergent Trajectories of Marketplaces: Interrogations on Contending Discourses of Human Capital, Development, Population and Economic Policies of Hong Kong

Dr HEROLD David Kurt

 

A Survey of Research    into the Chinese Internet

Dr HEROLD David Kurt

Dr COCKAIN Alexander    Gray

Dreaming of Controlled    Freedom: Young Chinese and Their Conflicted Attitudes towards the Internet

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita

 

Gender Stereotyping in China's Vocational Schools

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita

 

Vocational Education    and Social Reproduction of Working Class among Migrant Youth in China

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita

Prof. PUN Ngai
Dr HAN Jialing

Learning to Labour:    Education and Social Reproduction of Working Class among Migrant Youth in    China

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita

Prof. PUN Ngai
Dr HAN Jialing

Vocational Education    and Social Mobility of Migrant Youth in China

Dr KU Hok Bun

 

Research on solidarity economy, cooperative and social enterprises in international context

Dr KU Hok Bun

Dr NG Guat Tin
Dr SIM Boon Wee Timothy
Dr TING Wai Fong
Mr YEUNG Sik Chung
Dr ZHANG Heqing
Prof. SHERRADEN Michael
Prof. YUEN TSANG Woon Ki Angelina

Asset-based Community    Reconstruction in Sichuan Earthquake Disaster-affected Communities: An    Interdisciplinary Action Research Project in Yingxiu of Sichuan province

Dr KU Hok Bun (Co)
Dr YAN Hairong (Rep Co)

Dr IP Fu Keung David
Mr YEUNG Sik Chung
Dr Gautam Yadama
Dr Xiang Rong
Miss Yang Jing
Mr Jiang Bo
Mr Shi Tieer
Mr Zhang Heqing

Co-production of Quasi    Public Goods: Community and Collective Action in Villages of Three Provinces,    China

Dr TAM Yeuk Mui

Dr CHAN Fung Yi
Dr CHAN Kam Wah
Dr FUNG Yat Chung
Dr LEUNG Chi Yuen
Dr Wong Chi-tsing Jimmy (Ex)

Does Social Class    Still Matter? Examining the Individualisation Thesis of the Risk Society    Theory for the Experience, Perception and Management of Employment and    Poverty Risks in Hong Kong

Prof. PUN Ngai

 

Research on globalization, migration and labour

Prof. PUN Ngai

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita
Dr KU Hok Bun
Chris Smith
Lu Huilin
Peter Evans
Ren Yan
Ruth Milkman
Shen Yuan
Prof. YUEN TSANG Woon Ki Angelina

The Formation of    Working Class Community: Labor, Gender and Space under Dormitory Labour    System in China

Prof. PUN Ngai

Dr YAN Hairong
Dr Wu Chongqing

The Making of    Trans-border Community in Pearl River Delta: A Transborder Urban Governance    Analysis (2008-2011)

Prof. PUN Ngai

Dr CHAN Fung Yi
Dr IP Fu Keung David
Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita
Dr KU Hok Bun
Dr YAN Hairong
Prof. LEE Kin Ching
Dr WU Chongqing
Prof. CAI He
Prof. NGOK Kinglun
Prof. YUEN TSANG Woon Ki Angelina

Forging New    Trans-border Links: Social/Community Economies (SCEs) in Hong Kong and the    Pearl River Delta (PRD)

Prof. PUN Ngai

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita
Dr KU Hok Bun

Migrant Education and    Civic Empowerment Research in China (2011-2014)

Prof. PUN Ngai

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita
Dr KU Hok Bun

The Study of Labor    Protections for the Chinese Construction Workers Project (2011-2014)

Prof. PUN Ngai

Dr Alessandra MEZZADRI
Dr Dae-oup CHANG
Dr Jens LERCHE
Prof. Ravi SRIVASTAVA
Prof. Terry MCKINLEY

Labour Conditions and    the Working Poor in China and India

Prof. PUN Ngai

Prof. Christopher    TILLY

Monitoring and    Enforcing Labor Standards in Subcontracted Work through Involvement of Worker    Organization: Lessons from Brazil, China, India and South Africa

Prof. PUN Ngai

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita
Dr LU Huilin
Prof GUO Yuhua
Prof HSIA Chu-joe
Prof SHEN Yuan

A New Age of World    Factory: Capital Expansion, the Role of State and Foxconn Production in China

Dr YAN Hairong

Dr KU Hok Bun

Rural China in Globalization: the Soybean Crisis and Its Everyday Impact

 

 

Completed research projects

PI

Co-I(s)

Project Title

Dr HEROLD David Kurt

 

Imagining China: The PRC in the Eyes of an Online Expatriate Community [Project Summary]

Dr HO Kwok Leung Denny

 

Fatherhood in Hong Kong: An Exploratory Study [Project Summary]

Dr KOO Ching Hua Anita

 

Educational Aspiration of Migrant Children [Project Summary]

Dr KU Hok Bun

Dr YAN Hairong
Dr Yadama GAUTAM

Production of Public Good and Recasting Rural Community: A Case Study of Collective Action in a Village of Yunnan Province, PRC [Project Summary]

Dr PUN Ngai

Dr KU Hok Bun
Prof. CHEN Yun Chung (HKUST)

Making a New Working Class: A Study of Collective Actions in a Dormitory Labor Regime of South China