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Past MPhil Theses

Our MPhil students had worked on a wide range of research topics. The following list shows the research topics that our students had explored:

Electronic Theses & Dissertations Collection at CUHK Library

 

Graduation Year

Thesis Title

2019

The Self-Presentation of Facebook Users in Hong Kong (AU Wing Lam Vivian 歐詠霖)

2019

Slow Media in the Viral Age: Urban Renewal and Community Organization in Hong Kong (CHAUNG Wing Yee 張詠儀)

2019

The Social Life of Candles: A Traditional Craft Industry in Modern Japan (HUI Lok Hang 許樂恆)

2019

Building Alternative: A Study of Women Workers and the Cooperative Provision of Elderly Care in Hong Kong (YUEN Ka Sin 阮嘉善)

2019

Love on the Move: Filipina Migrant Workers and Their Same-sex Relationships in Hong Kong (DUAN Yimin 段毅敏)

2018

The Made and The Making: Double- F Pottery Production and Community Construction in Bronze Age Eastern Lingnan (POH Yi Jia 傅一嘉)

2017

Arguing The Political, Enacting The Moral: Ordinary Citizens’ Struggle for Social Change in Contemporary Hong Kong (HUANG Xiuwei 黃修瑋)

2017

Whose University Museums? A Comparative Study of University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, and Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (LAM Ka Ki 林嘉琪)

2017

Negotiating Life-events in China: An Enthnographic Study of Sichuan – Tibet Long Distance Bicycling (Liu Shuman 劉抒曼)

2017

At the Edge of Sleep: Insomnia in Hong Kong (Tong Dik Wai 唐廸偉)

2017

Politics of Vulnerability: Troubling Empire, Whiteness, and Masculinity in Postcolonial Hong Kong (Wo Lai Yuen 胡麗賢)

2016

Living Pusa: Shamanism in a Small Jiangsu City (Jiang Yan 蔣燕)

2016

Senses of Life after Death in South China (Kwong Miu Ying 鄺妙盈)

2016

Leaving the Faith: How Hong Kong Young Ex-Christians Make Sense of Their Lives (Tsang Nai Wang 張廼弘)

2015

Coming of Age with “Internet Addiction” in China – An Ethnographic Study of Institutional Encounters and Subject Formation (Rao Yichen 饒一晨)

2015

Guangchang Wu: An Ethnographic Study of Dance in Public Spaces (Wang Qianni 王芊霓)

2014

八零後中國基督徒- 一個北京城市教會個案研究 [Post-80s Chinese Christians : a case study of a Three-Self Church in Beijing] (Chan Tan 陳丹)

2014

Environmental Activists in Hong Kong: Who They Are, How They Live, and Why They Do What They Do (Chun See Ching 秦思正)

2014

Contesting the “Local”: Identity Politics in Hong Kong (Tse Hiu Hin 謝曉軒)

2014

Chinese Small Entrepreneurs between South China and Nigeria: Business Strategies, Social Relations and Globalization (Xiao Hai 肖海)

2014

Chinese Weddings in Hong Kong: Continuities and Social Change (Yu Po Ting 余寶婷)

2013

Eurasians in Hong Kong : race, ethnicity, and beauty (Deng Yuanye 鄧圓也)

2013

Accommodating the “Abnormal”: Intellectual Disability in a Gansu Village. (Feng Xiangjun 馮相郡)

2013

Making Gold: Commodification and Consumption of the Medicinal Fungus Chongcao in China (Liang Yaqian 梁雅茜)

2013

Hunting Mirages of Success: Dreams of Extralegal South Asians in Hong Kong (Gaurav Murgai)

2013

Class and Power Dynamics in Urban “Development”: A Case Study of a Community Museum in Hong Kong (Tsang Ching Yi, Gloria 曾靜怡)

2013

Deceptive Development: Practices and Discourses of Microfinance in Rural China (Xue Cheng 薛誠)

2013

Between Constraint and Autonomy: How Young White-Collar Women in Hong Kong Express Their Sexuality (Yu Hiu Yan 余曉恩)

2012

Building “Tang Heritage”: The Wuli Mausoleum and its Transregional Connections (Chan Hiu Ling 陳曉玲)

2012

Censorship in Cyberspace: Accommodation and Resistance Among Chinese Netizens (Chang Xinyue, Astrid 常欣悅)

2012

Sham Shui Po: A Marginal Neighbourhood in the Centre of Hong Kong (Cheng Christopher 鄭藝超)

2012

Dissonance in Harmony: The Cantonese Opera Music Community in Guangzhou (Cheung Ah Li, Leah 張亞里)

2012

空間、性別與社會變遷: 廣東梅州客家圍龍屋的個案研究 [Space, Gender and Social Change: A case Study of Hakka Settlement in Meizhou, Guangdong] (Luo Jiting 駱吉婷)

2012

What’s in it for me?: A Study of Motivations for Nonprofit Involvement in Hong Kong (McKay, Scott Alan 麥浩天)

2012

Beyond Cantonese Cuisine: Chinese Migration and Chinese Restaurants in Sydney (Pang Leo 彭磊)

2011

The Magic of Modernity: Fengshui in Hong Kong (Chan Hui Ting, Cassandra 陳曉婷)

2011

Prehistoric Cultural Development at Yung Long. (Lai Pak Kin Patrick 黎柏健)

2011 Wine Consumption in Hong Kong: Negotiating Identity through Taste. (Siu Kit Wah, Lydia 蕭潔樺)

2011

Between Two Homes: On the Lives and Identities of Transnational Pakistani Women in Hong Kong. (So Fun Hang 蘇寬衡)

2011

民族、宗教與藏傳佛教藝術品的買賣:以成都”藏族街”為例. (Song Liyun 宋黎昀)

2011

China’s Ghost City: Popular Religion, Tourism and Local Development in Fengdu. (Tan Xilin 譚熹琳)

2011

Concepts of Female Sexuality in Hong Kong. (Wang Guan 王冠)

2011

Sailing on a Neoliberal Sea: Multinational Seafarers on Container Ships. (Wu Liang 胡亮)

2011

African Traders in Guangzhou: Why They Come, What They Do, and How They Live. (Yang Yang 楊瑒)

2011

Potsherds Narrate: Studying the Social Structure of Bronze Age Hong Kong through Pottery Analysis. (Yau Ping Yuen, Charlotte 邱平原)

2011

Cultural Identity in Hong Kong as Reflected through Demeanor. (Yau Sin Yee, Christine 邱倩儀)

2010

In Pursuit of Home: An Ethnographic Study of Hong Kong Migrants in the Netherlands. (Chan Hing Yuen 陳慶源)

2010

Working as a Maid in Shanghai: A Comparative Study of the Lives and Employment of Chinese and Filipina Domestic Helpers. (Chen Yingjun 陳英君)

2010

飲食,傳統和社會變遷:雲南德宏景頗族飲食方式研究. (Ma Xin 馬欣)

2010

Islam, Tourism, and Changing Foodways among the Utsat of Hainan Island. (Wu Huanyu 武洹宇)

2010

尖狀器與香港史前物質文化. (Yang Ke 楊軻)

2010

犛牛、環境與社會變遷:西藏林芝縣秀巴村的個案研究. [Yaks, Environment and Social Change: A Case Study in Hsiuba Village, Nyingchi Country, Tibet] (Zhou Tao 周濤)

2009

History Museums as Tourist Attractions: A Comparison of Hong Kong and Macau. (Chan Yee On, Christine 陳怡安)

2009

Transnational Connections, Local Life, and Identity: A Study of the Sikhs in Hong Kong. (Cheuk Ka Kin 卓嘉健)

2009

Whose Heritage? – A Study of a Conservation Movement in a Hong Kong Urban Building Complex. (Lee Chui Mei 李翠媚)

2009

Yoga in Hong Kong: Globalization, Localization, and the Fetishism of the Body. (Lin Kwan Ting, Maggie 連君婷)

2009

Magic and Modernity: A Study of Shamanism in Hong Kong. (Ng Shuk Kwan 吳淑君)

2008

Becoming Heunggongyahn- A Study of Female Mainland Immigrants in Hong Kong. (Lau Ying Chui, Janice 劉影翠)

2008

Ethnic Identity in a Hong Kong Religous Setting: The Kowloon City Swatow Baptist Church and Its Members. (Lin Tat Kit 連達傑)

2008

Patriotic Education: The Teaching of National Identity in Hong Kong Secondary Schools. (Tse Yuen Man 謝婉雯)

2007

Modernizing Hong Kong Buddhism: The Case of the Chi Lin Nunnery. (Pong Seong, Teresa 龐裳)

2007

South Asian Students in Primary School: Minorities and Education in Hong Kong. (Tam Sin Yu, Ophelia 談倩如)

2007

Mihn Baau: The Localization and Consumption of Bread in Hong Kong. (Tang Lai La 鄧麗娜)

2007

香港新石器時代中期陶器的製造工藝與文化發展. (Wong Ka Yee 黃家儀)

2006

The Manufacturing and Functions of Stone Adzes in the Cultural Development of Late Neolithic Sha Ha. (Chan Yuet Wah 陳月華)

2006

Betel Nut Consumption in Contemporary Taiwan: Gender, Class and Social Identity. (Liu Huwy-min 劉慧敏)

2006

發展與女工充權:一個香港非政府組織在深圳成立女工合作社的研究 (Poon Man Hon 潘文瀚)

2006

Restaurants, Class and Consumption in Hong Kong – A Study of a City Block in East Tsim Sha Tsui. (So Wan Suen 蘇韻璇)

2006

Cultural Conceptions of Intellectual Property: The Pirated Disc Market in Xi’an, China. (Matthew West 西馬特)

2006

居民、政府和文化遺產保護-福建土樓個案研究 (Yip Ping 葉蘋)

2005

市場上的性別化身體 – 香港模特兒的民族誌研究 (Chan Shuk Kwan 陳淑筠)

2005

面對貧窮:香港基層家庭互助會的政府資助家庭之個案研究 [Coping With Poverty: Hong Kong Case Studies of Government Assisted Families of Mutual Help Association of CSSA Families]. (Lai Ning Po 黎玲寶)

2005

Migration, Culture and Work: A Study of Indonesian Domestic Workers in Hong Kong. (So Yuen Man 蘇婉雯)

2004

Tradition and Local Politics: Case Studies in Po Toi O and Ping Shan. (Cheng Ying Shuet, Alison 鄭映雪)

2004

從”孤軍”到華人族群 - 泰國北部原國民黨軍隊、眷屬及其後裔族群認同的民族誌研究 [From Wandering Soldiers to Ethnic Chinese: An Ethnographic Study of Ethnic Identity of Kuomintang Soldiers and Their Descendents in Northern Thailand] (Duan Ying 段穎)

2004

The Aftermath of Abuse – How Abused Women in Hong Kong Reconstruct Their Identities in a Mutual Help Center. (Hui Sio Ieng 許少英)

2004

Identity Construction at the Hong Kong Museum of History. (Leung Po Cheung 梁寶璋)

2004

Minority Groups and Ngos in Northwestern Bangladesh: An Anthropological Study of the Santal and the Oraon. (Islam Saiful)

2004

Qigong in Hong Kong: A Study of Complementary Medicine and Health Consciousness. (Siu Yuen Man, Judy 蕭婉文)

2004

Identity Negotiation between Religion and Sexuality: A Study of Gay Christians in Hong Kong. (Tang Wai Man, Wyman 鄧偉文)

2003

From Refugee Camps to City Streets: Young Vietnamese in Hong Kong. (Chan Wai Kwong, Ocean 陳偉光)

2003

Crazy about the Railroad: Japanese Company Workers Who Live for Their Hobbies. [鐵道癡迷:為嗜好而活的日本上班族。] (Cheung Yuk Man 張彧暋)

2003

Dead End Work?- Youth in Menial Fast Food Jobs in Hong Kong. (Chow Man Wai 周雯慧)

2003

Lesbian Masculinity: identity and body construction among tomboys in Hong Kong. (Lai Yuen Ki, Franco 賴婉琪)

2003

The Pursuit of a Meaningful Life in Old Age: A Hong Kong Study (Lee Shirley 李瑞瑜)

2003

Nanyin in Quanzhou : a study of a folk musical tradition and cultural identity in Fujian. [泉州南音:一個福建民間音樂傳統與文化認同的研究。] (Wu Sui Chu 吳瑞珠)

2003

從人類學觀點探討香港廣東話粗口. (Yuen Lap Yee 袁立宜)

2002

Embodying Gender Politics: A Study of Flight Attendants in Hong Kong. (Li Shuk Wan 李淑韻)

2002

Seeking an Ideal Wife: Why Hong Kong Men Pursue Mainland Chinese Spouses. (Li Wai Ki 李偉琪)

2002

“Being Japanese” in a Foreign Place: Cultural Identities of Japanese in Hong Kong (Ayako Sone 曾根禮子)

2002

Naxi and Ethnic Tourism: A Study of Homestay Tourism in Lijiang Old Town. (Wang Yu 王崳)

2001

Consumption and Modernity in a Village in South China. (Chow King Mun 鄒景敏)

2001

Western Food in China: Globalization and Consumption in a Restaurant in Guangzhou. (Ma Fung Shan 馬鳳珊)

2000

性騷擾在香港:一個公共問題的建構. (Tsang Suet Man 曾雪汶)

2000

語言.宗教與文化認同:中國涼山兩個彝族村子的個案研究 [Language, Religion and Cultural Identity: A Case Study of two Yi Villages in Liangshan, Sichuan]. (Wu Da 巫達)

2000

Management of Death in Hong Kong. (Chan Yuk Wah 陳玉華)

2000

潯埔婦女:一個福建漁村的性別身份建構 [Women in Xunpu: The Construction of Gender Identity in a Fujian Fishing Village]. (Ding Yuling 丁毓玲)

2000

The Changing Meaning of Being ‘Tang’: A Study of Generation Gap in a Single Surname Village in Rural Hong Kong. (Li Yuen Kwan, Fiona 李婉筠)

2000

Consuming Designer Fashion in Hong Kong. [名牌服裝在香港的文化意義] (Yeung Lai Yin, Linda 楊麗賢)

1999

 「新移民 」的社會建構:一個社群分類的迷思 [The Social Construction of “New Immigrants”: A Case of Group Differentiation]. (Chan Nga Wing 陳雅詠)

1999

Beijing Cartoon – A Contested Site of Cultural Production. (Cheung Hiu Wan 張曉芸)

1999

Identity Construction in the Canadian Context: A Case Study of Hong Kong Migrants in Vancouver. (Hui Tsz Wan, Alison 許子韻)

1999

Indians in Hong Kong: A Study of Ethnic Associations and Ethnicity. (Law Sin Yee, Noel 羅倩兒)

1999

Living on the Margin/Living in the Mainstream: The Cultural Milieu of Sex Workers on Un Chau Street, Hong Kong. (Lee Wai Yi 李維怡)

1999

香港新一代的交流活動與青年人的國家意識 [Young People’s National Consciousness: The Case of Cultural Exchange Activities Between Hong Kong and Mainland China]. (Lo Man Fong, Noel 盧文芳)

1999

政府與 外來工共同參與的社會舞台:深圳「大家樂」世界的剖析. (Ng Chi Wo 伍志和)

1999

The Cultural Construction of Festivals in a Cosmopolis: A Comparison of Christmas and the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong. (Tsang Mei Lan 曾美蘭)

1998

「關係」文化:香港商人在珠江三角洲的投資經驗. (Lam Hiu Yin 林曉燕)

1997

食物與族群 : 香港潮州人的飲食硏究. (Lee Wai Yee 李偉儀)

1997

個人,社會與曲藝社:以觀華遊樂社為研究對象. (Tsui Cheuk Yin 徐焯賢)

1997

婚姻的再詮釋:廣東順德自梳與不落家之女性. (Ng Fung Yee 吳鳳儀)

1996

香港單親家庭中的母女關係與「女性」的建構. (Tse Ching Man 謝靜雯)

1996

Migrant Intellectuals in an Emerging South China City: Local Ethnic Relations in Foshan. (Midori Hino 日野綠)

1996

The Taiwanese Merchants in Mainland China: A Case Study on Ethnicity, Cultural Identity, and Business Behavior. (Chiu Shu Ju, Ann 邱淑如)

1995

Negotiating daughterhood [electronic resource] : a case study of the female inheritance movement in the New Territories, Hong Kong. (Chan Chong Lai 陳莊麗)

1995

Religion, Politics, and the Construction of Ethnic Identity in Macao. (Ana Brito)

1995

The Cultural Construction of Adolescent Feminity – The Case of Tuen Mun School Girls. (Wong Sai Yun 黃世忻)

1995

香港藝術與香港人-一個族群意識的形成. (Chan Yuen Kwong 陳遠光)

1994

Mother-daughter relationship in Contemporary Urban China. (Jean K.M. Hung 熊景明)

1994

宗祠的演變與社會意義. (Zhang Xiaojun 張小軍)

1992

Hong Kong Elites in Election – The Behaviour, Strategies and Objectives of UDHK. (Law Wun Sheng 羅運承)

1990

An Anthropological Analysis of the Qing Dynasty’s Policy towards the Pai Yao. (Lam Chun-kwong 林進光)

1989

Domestic and Communal Worship in Rural Chinese Society: A Field Study in New Territories, Hong Kong. (Leung Chor-on 梁礎安)

1989

A Study of the Daping Yao Peasant Economy. (So Sung Wan 蘇崇尹)

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