Conference Schedule:

 

8:30-9:00

 

Registration

 

Venue:

C Hall, Library Complex

9:00-10:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening Ceremony

 

Welcome Speech:   Prof. Harold Traver

                             Prof. Karen A. Joe Laidler

 

Keynote Speech 1:   Speaker:       Prof. Wong Siu-lun  

                              Chairperson: Prof. Jack Barbalet

 

Best Thesis Award:   Hong Kong Sociological Association

Venue:

C Hall, Library Complex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:45-12:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel Session 1


Panel 1A (H201)
              Title: Women on the Margins
              Chairperson: Karen A. Joe Laidler
Panel 1B (H301)
              Title: Language, Social Discourse and Community Building
              Chairperson: Jack Barbalet
Panel 1C (H302)
              Title: Politics and Community Development
              Chairperson: HUI Yew-Foong
Panel 1D (H303)
              Title: Social Policy and Social Organization
              Chairperson: HO Ka Ki Lawrence
Panel 1E (H401)
              Title: Parental Influence and Life Choice

              Chairperson: SONG Jing

Venue:

Residential & Amenities Complex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00-1:15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel Session 2

 

Panel 2A (H201)
              Title: Crime, Policing and Social Control in China
              Chairperson: Jianhua XU
Panel 2B (H301)
              Title: Gender and Sexuality Studies
              Chairperson: Anita KOO
Panel 2C (H302)
              Title: Hong Kong Society and Politics
              Chairperson: CHEN Hon Fai
Panel 2D (H303)
              Title: Family, Education and Class
              Chairperson: CHEUNG Yuet-wah
Panel 2E (H401)

             Title: Intentionality and the Construction of Social

                     Reality (in Cantonese)
              Chairperson: CHENG Yuk Ting Carl

Venue:

Residential & Amenities Complex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:15-2:15 Lunch  

2:30-3:35

 

 

Keynote Speech 2:

Speaker:          Prof. CHUA Bing Huat

Chairperson:     Prof. Selina CHAN

Venue:

C Hall, Library Complex

 

3:50-5:05

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel Session 3

 

Panel 3A (H201) (3:50-5:20)
              Title: Business Cluster in Contemporary China: An

                      Economic Sociology Approach (in Mandarin)
              Chairperson: GAO Chong
Panel 3B (H301)
              Title: Women, Work and Family
              Chairperson: Anita KOO
Panel 3C (H302) (3:50-5:20)
              Title: Social Images and Social Opportunities of

                       Migrants
              Chairperson: HUI Yew-Foong
Panel 3D (H303)
              Title: Breaking Bad and Challenging Norms: new East Asian                            sexualities
              Chairperson: Denise Tse-Shang TANG
Panel 3E (H401)
              Title: Culture and Worldview under Modernity

              Chairperson: Harold TRAVER

Venue:

Residential & Amenities Complex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:05-6:20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel Session 4

 

Panel 4B (H301)
              Title: Education and Social Issues
              Chairperson: CHEUNG Yuet-wah
Panel 4D (H303)
              Title: Religion and Secularity under Social Scientific

                      Explanations (in Cantonese)

              Chairperson: LI Kit Man

Venue:

Residential & Amenities Complex

 

 

 

 

 

 


DETAILS OF PANELS

 

Panel 1A

Title:               Women on the Margins
Chairperson:    Karen A. Joe Laidler (University of Hong Kong)
Panelists:        Julie Ham (University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Risks, Resources and Allies: Sex Workers’ Strategies for Working
                                            with Other Sex Workers”
                      Katie Lowe (University of Hong Kong)
                                            “How does gender play a role in shaping the edgework experience of white collar boxing?”
                      Alexandra Ridgway (University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Double Shots, Double Standards: Exploring the experiences of expat women who drink

                                            alcohol within the Hong Kong Night-Time Economy”
                      Denise Tse-Shang Tang (University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Perspectives of Same-Sex Sexualities and Self-Harm Among Service Providers and

                                            Teachers in Hong Kong”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 1B

Title:               Language, Social Discourse and Community Building
Chairperson:    Jack Barbalet (Hong Kong Baptist University)
Panelists:        Jean A. Berlie (Hong Kong Institute of Education)
                                            “The Chinese of East Timor: Identity, Language and Society”
                      Jean-François Dupré (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
                                            “Ethnolinguistic Imagination in a Plural Society: the Hakka Question in 21st Century

                                            Taiwan”
                      Park Honggeun (Korea University)
                                            “Discourses on the Healthy Baby’s Body”
                      Lee Sunhyoung (Yonsei University)
                                            “Life satisfaction and self-emotion of smart phone users by types of application”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 1C

Title:                Politics and Community Development
Chairperson:    Hui Yew-Foong (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Panelists:        Michaela Sedovicova (Hong Kong Baptist University)
                                            “Anomy in 21st Century --- Revisiting the Concept”
                      Son Aeseong (Korea University)
                                            “Sociological Research of Gentrification”
                      Lee Hyun Kyung (Korea University)
                                            “Restructuring local community through community building movement – A case of

                                            Usadan village in Seoul”
                      Gary Pui-fung Wong (University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Exhibiting Hong Kong: Hong Kong Pavilion at British Empire Exhibition 1924 and 1925”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 1D

Title:               Social Policy and Social Organization
Chairperson:    Ho Ka Ki Lawrence (Hong Kong Institute of Education)
Panelists:        Ji Young Choi (Korea University)
                                            “The Change of Social Assistance in China: The Case of the Minimum Living Standard

                                            Scheme (MLSS)”
                      Jimin Yoon (Yonsei University)
                                            “Saying One Thing, Doing Another: Disruption of Welfare and Consolidation of Growth

                                            Ideology in Korean Developmental State”
                      Paul O’Connor (Lingnan University)
                                            “Why Skateboarders Don’t Wear Helmets: Managing Risk at Hong Kong’s Public

                                            Skateparks”
                      Kang Sou Hwan (Korea University)
                                            “The Cause and Effect of the Entrepreneurship in Organizations: Focus on Organizational

                                            Members”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 1E

Title:                Parental Influence and Life Choice
Chairperson:    Song Jing (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Panelists:        Nicole W.T. Cheung (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Effects of Adolescent Career Orientation, Career-related Parent Support, and Social Strain

                                            on High School Students’ Transitioning to Post-secondary Education or Work: Results

                                            from a Two-Wave Longitudinal Study in Hong Kong”
                      Kong Siu Hang (Hong Kong Baptist University)
                                            “Impact of parents’ cultural capital and social capital on secondary school students’

                                            participation in music activities in Beijing, China”
                      Lai Yuen Shan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Abortion among Unmarried Female Migrant Workers in China: Modes of Parental

                                            Influence”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 2A

Title:                Crime, Policing and Social Control in China
Chairperson:    Jianhua Xu (University of Macau)
Panelists:        Anli Jiang (University of Macau)
                                            “Moral economy, liquid control and broken tacit agreement: A situational action perspective

                                            on chengguan violence in China”
                      Lu Qiao (University of Macau)
                                            “Information or propaganda? An ethnographic examination of police banner s/slogans in

                                            Guangzhou”
                      Xuan Niu (University of Macau)
                                            “Police, media and social construction of child trafficking in China”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 2B

Title:                Gender and Sexuality Studies
Chairperson:    Anita Koo (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Panelists:        Padmore Adusei Amoah (Lingnan University)
                                            “Perception on Same-Sex Sexuality: A Qualitative Study of the Role of Culture and

                                            Religion in Kumasi, Ghana”
                      Luo Muyuan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Theorizing the Same-Sex Marriage Debates in Contemporary China: Governmentality,

                                            Biopolitics, and Intelligibility”
                      Chan Hau Nung, Annie (Lingnan University) and
                      Julian M. Groves (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
                                            “Love in the Time of “Settling”: Single Women’s Reactions to Contemporary Television

                                            Dating Shows in Hong Kong”
                      Yeung Ka Yi (Lingnan University)
                                            “Reassessing the effect of stereotypes in advertising on ideal woman image among female

                                            university students in Hong Kong”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 2C

Title:                Hong Kong Society and Politics
Chairperson:    Chen Hon Fai (Lingnan University)
Panelists:         Ng Ka Shing (Hokkaido University)
                                            “Is Religion related to Political Participation in Hong Kong: Analysis of World Value Survey

                                            2013”
                      Leung Ho-man (Lingnan University)
                                            “The Exploratory Study on the Localist Tendency in Hong Kong”
                      Simon K. Li (Yew Chung Community College)
                                            “Undermining Hong Kong’s Core Values? Scandals of the Independent Commission

                                            Against Corruption and the Neglected Aspects”
                      Chan Moon Tong (Hong Kong College of Technology)
                                            “Hong Kong NEET Index Series and Their Findings”

Abstracts

 

Panel 2D

Title:                Family, Education and Class
Chairperson:    Cheung Yuet-wah (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Panelists:        Gina Lai (Hong Kong Baptist University) and
                       Odalia M.H. Wong (Hong Kong Baptist University)
                                            “Gender and Inequality in University Experience in China: Preliminary Findings from a

                                            Panel Study of High School Graduates in Urban Nanjing”
                      Wong Yi-Lee (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Class, Affect, and Educational Setback: A Case of Shame, Guilt, and Anger”
                      Man Pui Kwan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Negotiation in Cross-Cultural Marriages: A Qualitative Study among Middle Class

                                            Professionals in Hong Kong”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 2E

Title:                Intentionality and the Construction of Social Reality (in Cantonese)
Chairperson:    Cheng Yuk Ting Carl (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Panelists:         Yung Ching Shek (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
                                            “Social Ontology and Collective Intentionality”
                      Chiu Tze Ming (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
                                            “Can Animals Give up Their Rights? On the Language Dependence of Institutional Fact”
                      Wan Tak Sing (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
                                            “What’s Wrong with Searle’s Notion of Power?”
                      Wong Yiu Hong (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “The Constitution of Social Order: Durkheim and Rousseau on the Beginning of Society”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 3A

Title:                Business Cluster in Contemporary China: An Economic Sociology Approach (in Mandarin)
Chairperson:    Gao Chong (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Panelists:         Xie Wanzhen (Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering)
                                            “珠三角地区地方政府行为变迁的逻辑——以西樵镇30年的产业发展为例”
                      Liu Chengbin (Huanzhong University of Science and Technology)
                                            “Peasants Doing Business and Market Differentiation”
                      Wang Guowei (Northeast Normal University)
                                            “经济意识形态与当代中国市场变迁的历史制度主义分析——以Z电子产品市场为个

                                            案”
                      Gao Chong (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
                                            “The Varied Forms of Business Cluster in China: A Comparative Perspective”
                      Chung Wai Keung (Singapore Management University)
                                            “The Guangzhou Kangle Village Garment Industrial Cluster. An Analysis
                                            of the Social Foundation of Industrial Cluster in China”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 3B

Title:                Women, Work and Family
Chairperson:    Anita Koo (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Panelists:        Tang Ling (Hong Kong Baptist University)
                                            “Gendered and Sexualised Guanxi: Women Employers in Urban China”
                      Yeung Sin Sin (University of Hong Kong)
                                             “It is a Blessing to have this Privileged Choice: A Comparative Case of Ordinary Mothers’

                                            Work-Family Interactions in Singapore and Hong Kong”
                      Ji-Hye Oh (Yonsei University)
                                            “The Prestige of Stability: How Women’s Status in Labor Market has Effect on Women’s

                                            Labor in Family”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 3C

Title:                Social Images and Social Opportunities of Migrants
Chairperson:     Hui Yew-Foong (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Panelists:         Chan Chui Shan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Generation Differences of Chinese Migrant Workers’ Social Network and

                                            Occupational Mobility
                      Jing Song (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Tracking Youth Respondents in Educational Migration”
                                            (Coauthors: Gina Lai, Odalia Wong, Xiaotian Feng)
                      Julian M. Groves (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) and
                      Paul O’Connor (Lingnan University)
                                            “Raising Global Citizens: The Parental Dilemmas of School Choice among Western

                                            Expatriates during China’s Rise”
                      Nie Tianzhu (City University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Cultural Affinity, Socioeconomic Status and Attitudes towards Immigrants: Evidence from

                                            Hong Kong”
                      Gizem Arat (University of Hong Kong)
                                            “The articulation of culturally appropriate school practice for ethnic minorities in Hong

                                            Kong: A conceptual framework on positive youth development”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 3D

Title:                Breaking Bad and Challenging Norms: new East Asian sexualities
Chairperson:    Denise Tse-Shang Tang (University of Hong Kong)
Panelists:        Stevi Jackson (University of York, UK)
                                            “Conceptualizing heterosexuality while contesting western theoretical hegemony: insights

                                            from research on East Asia”
                      Iris Erh-Ya Pai (Mackay Medical College)
                                            “Making Lesbian Families in Taiwan”
                      Lau Hoi-Leung (University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Experiencing Risky Pleasure: The Exploration of ‘Chem-Fun’ in Hong Kong Gay

                                            Community”
                      Denise Tse-Shang Tang (University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Essential labels? Gender identity politics on Hong Kong lesbian mobile phone application

                                            Butterfly”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 3E

Title:                Culture and Worldview under Modernity
Chairperson:    Harold Traver (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Panelists:         Gao Yang (Singapore Management University)
                                            “Me before you: Chinese youths’ contemplation of American television’s portrayal of

                                            personal relationships”
                      Ho Wai-Yip (The Hong Kong Institute of Education),
                      He Jiajun Martin (The Hong Kong Institute of Education) and
                      Ng Wing-Fung Matthew (The Hong Kong Institute of Education)
                                            “When Secular and Qur’anic Worldviews Encounter: Educational Experiences in

                                            Conventional Schools and Madrasahs in Hong Kong”
                      Man Kit (Lingnan University)
                                            “Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics: Etymology, Philosophy, and History”
                      So Moon-tong Ernest (Hong Kong Chu Hai College of Higher Education)
                                            “A Critical Sociological Reflection on the Nature of Punishment”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 4B

Title:                Education and Social Issues
Chairperson:    Cheung Yuet-wah (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Panelists:        Ji Young Choi (Korea University),
                      Dou Young Lee (Institute of Social Research, South Korea),
                      Soo-Hyun Lee (Hanyoung Foreign Language School) and
                      Hyun-Joo Jung (Hanyoung Foreign Language School)
                                            “Are Special-Purpose High School Students Under Too Much Stress?”
                      Liu Dian (University of Stavanger)
                                            “Habitus, bullying addressing and Confucius heritage culture --- The bullying addressing

                                            strategies of middle school teachers in Wuhan and Hong Kong”
                      Joseph Wu (City University of Hong Kong),
                      Hoi Yan Cheung (University of Macau) and
                      Veronica Lai (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
                                            “Having a romantic relationship in your university life? To be or not to be?”

 

Abstracts

 

Panel 4D

Title:                Religion and Secularity under Social Scientific Explanations (in Cantonese)
Chairperson:    Li Kit Man (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
Panelists:         Chan Kun-Sun (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
                                            “Religion and Modern Consciousness: Reflections on Peter L. Berger’s Idea of “religious                                                    pluralism””
                      Li Kit-Man (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
                                            “The Problem of Reductionism in the Study of Religion Revisited”
                      Ho Yuk-Ying (Hong Kong Shue Yan University)
                                            “Reflections on the Rational Choice Theory of Religion: What’s the Problem with the                                                         Means-End Model of Rationality?”

 

Abstracts

 

 

 

 

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