WONG Hung 黃洪

Research Projects


  • An Exploratory Study of Public Opinions on the Impact of Comprehensive Social Security Scheme in Hong Kong
  • WONG Chack Kie, TANG Kwong Leung, WONG Hung
    1 December 2004
    CUHK Research Committee Funding (Direct Grants)

    The project aims to identify subjective indicators of public opinions on the impact of the social policy on poverty alleviation and employment promotion in Hong Kong. The identification of these indicators will help policy makers to determine whether the policy is effective, on the basis of public perceptions, for achieving its intended consequences. It proposes to use 1,100 successful adults aged 18 and above as respondents from a randomly selected sample in Hong Kong. The key variables include the perceived impacts of comprehensive social security scheme (the dependent variable), the knowledge of the policy, individual needs satisfaction and value orientations (the independent variables) and personal characteristics (moderator). The findings are helpful to identify where the policy makers can work on to improve policy effective and enhance political legitimacy on the basis of public opinions. (SS04980)


  • Limits and Possibilities of the Civil Society in Facing Public Crisis: Roles and Functions of the NGOs in Hong Kong in Responding to the SARS Crisis
  • WONG Hung, LEUNG Tse Fong Terry
    15 March 2004
    CUHK Research Committee Funding (Direct Grants)

    This research aims to:
    Document the NGOs’ responses and actions in responding to the SARS crisis from March 2003 to March 2004;
    Analyze how NGOs and the Government negotiate and play out their obligations and responsibility in the SARS crisis;
    Evaluate the limits and possibilities of the NGOs actions and responses in facing the SARS crisis. This research provides insights for us to understand the dynamics and the process of how Hong Kong civil society can be built and rebuilt in a crisis situation. The lack of trust towards government and the lack of cohesion among the civil society popularly opined as the main obstacles in the political and social development of Hong Kong society, this research will provide new understanding on how trust and cohesion can be built and negotiated between the government and the civil society and among the civil society. (SS03374)


  • Poverty Problem and Poverty Alleviation Work in Shum Shui Po District: A Need-Based and Asset-Based Analysis
  • WONG Hung, LAM Ching Man
    24 December 2004
    Concern Poverty Problem Working Group, Shum Shui Po District Council

    Sham Shui Po is the poorest district in Hong Kong in terms of median household income and number of poor people. This research will utilize both need-based and asset-based approach in analyzing the poverty problem and poverty alleviation work in Sham Shui Po District. This research will use need-based approach to examine the need and characteristics of the poor residents in Sham Shui Po District and especially those live in the poorest locality. This research will also utilize asset-based approach to examine poverty alleviating ability, strength and social capital of the NGOs, community organizations, residents in Sham Shui Po, to portrait the community profile of Sham Shui Po under the asset-based perspective for further poverty alleviation work. (SS04727)


  • Research on Causes of Poverty Problems in Sham Shui Po District and Future of Poverty Alleviation Policies
  • WONG Hung
    9 January 2008
    Sham Shui Po District Council - Working Group on Poverty Problems

    The objectives of the research is to:
    1. explore whether the poverty problems in Shan Shui Po has been alleviated follow the economy recovery; and
    2. explore the causes of poverty problems in Sham Shui Po and find the ways out.
    The research will conduct secondary data analysis on the 2001 and 2006 Census data to explore the change of poverty situation in Sham Shui Po District and will conduct a survey to explore the change of livelihood of residents in Sham Shui Po District in the year of 2007, the recent ear of a significant economic recovery in Hong Kong. The research also employ case study for 30 cases to understand to impacts of the poverty alleviation policies and programmes on the participants and non-participants in Sham Shui Po District. (SS07340)


  • Undertaking a Consultancy Study on Aged Workers in Hong Kong
  • WONG Hung, YU Tak Sun Ignatius (Community and Family Medicine), LI Ping Wai, CHAN Kan Kam#
    1 December 2006
    Occupational Safety and Health Council Research Grant

    This Consultancy Research is funded by the Occupational Safety and Health Council, Hong Kong. The objectives are:
    (i) To conduct a cross-sectional territory wide surveys to review and identify the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) issues facing aged workers in different industries;
    (ii) To analyse the OSH needs of aged workers based on the findings from (i) and to formulate a prospective policy and strategy to meet the needs of aged workers;
    (iii) To develop a OSH management programme for the aged workers according to the policy and strategy formulated;
    (iv) To provide consultancy services for at least 10 selected industries on implementation of the aged workers OSH management programme at both corporate and individual levels; and
    (v) To develop a comprehensive training and promotional programme for both employers and employees to advance their understanding and knowledge regarding occupational safety and health of aged workers. (SS06369)



Research Publications


  • "Community Reactions to the SARS Crisis in Hong Kong: Analysis of a Time-limited Counseling Hotline" (co-authored with LEUNG Tse Fong Terry). Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment vol.12 no.1, pp.1-22. Binghamton, United States of America: Haworth Press, 2005.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Periodical HM1001 .J54 v.12, 2005)



  • "Cost of Living and Income Security in Hong Kong". Social Development in Hong Kong: the Unfinished Agenda ed. by Richard Estes . pp.51-60. Hong Kong SAR: Oxford University Press (China) Ltd., 2005.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HN752.7 .S63 2005 c.2; UL HK Studies HN752.7 .S63 2005)



  • Does democratization spur social welfare spending : the case of Hong Kong, China. (co-authored with Kwong-leung Tang and Chau-kiu Cheung) Hong Kong : Social Welfare Practice and Research Centre, Dept. of Social Work, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2004.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Studies HV431 .T33 2004)



  • "The Failure of Social Security in Alleviating Poverty in Hong Kong". Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work vol.10 no.2, pp.86-100. Singapore, 2000.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Periodical HV1 .A83 v.10, 2000)



  • "The Impact of Globalization on Livelihood of Hong Kong Citizens". Globalization and Polarization of the East Asian Big Cities ed. by N. Goishi. pp.205-232. Tokyo, Japan: Kokusai Shoin, 2006.



  • "Marginalization of Hong Kong Labour: The Impact of Economic Reunification of China and Hong Kong". Hong Kong SAR: In Pursuit of Domestic and International Order ed. by Beatrice Leung and Joseph Cheng. Hong Kong SAR: Chinese University Press, 1997.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL DS796.H757 H67 1997; UL HK Studies DS796.H757 H67 1997 c.2)



  • "Marginalized Workers in Postindustrial Hong Kong" (co-authored with LEE Kim Ming). The Journal of Comparative Asian Development vol.3 no.2, pp.249-280. Hong Kong SAR, 2004.



  • "Misled Intervention by a Misplaced Diagnosis: The Hong Kong SAR Government's Policies for Alleviating Poverty and Social Exclusion". The China Review vol.7 no.2, pp.124-147. Hong Kong SAR: The Chinese University Press, 2007.



  • "The Quality of Life of Hong Kong’s Poor Households in the 1990s: Levels of Expenditure, Income Security and Poverty". Social Indicators Research vol.71 no.1, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005. pp.411-440.



  • "The Quality of Life of Hong Kong's Poor Households in the 1990s: Cost of Living, Income Security and Poverty Situation". Paper presented in the Internation Conference on Quality of Life in a Global World, organized by Faculty of Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong SAR, 2003.11.



  • "Repositioning risk in social work education: Reflections arising from the threat of SARS to social work students in Hong Kong during their field practicum" (co-authored with LEUNG Tse Fong Terry and LAM Ching Man). Social Work Education vol.26 no.4, pp.389-398. London, United Kingdom: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), 2006.



  • Research report on a study on the drug abuse situation among ethnic minorities in Hong Kong. (co-authored with Kwong-leung Tang and Chau-kiu Cheung) Hong Kong : Dept. of Social Work, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2006.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Gov Document HV5824.E85 T36 2006)



  • "The Resistance, Coping Strategy and Social Network of Marginal Workers in Hong Kong". Paper presented in the International Conference on Labour in a Gloablizing Worl organized by Centre for Comparative Public Management and Social Policy, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, 2001.01.04.



  • "Social Polarisation and Poverty in the Global City: The Case of Hong Kong" (co-authored with LEE Kim Ming and LAW Kam Yee). China Report: A Journal of East Asian Studiesvol.2007 no.43, pp.1-30. London, United Kingdom: Sage Publications Ltd, 2007.



  • 《手作仔同盟計劃 : 成效評估與反思, 2001-2003》,香港:香港小童群益會手作仔同盟 - 青少年就業支援綜合計劃,2004。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Oversize HD6276.H62 S56 2004 c.2; UL HK Studies HD6276.H62 S56 2004)



  • <以資產為本推行社區經濟發展——香港的經驗與實踐>,《江蘇社會科學》 第2 期,中國南京,2005,頁 227-231。



  • <以資産爲本的角度推行社區經濟發展: 香港的經驗與實踐> ,論文發表於 《“社會福利與資產建設”國際研討會》,主辦機構為中國社會科學院社會政策研究中心,中國北京,2005.01。



  • 《去權與充權 : 關於香港低收入住戶的探索性硏究》(與呂大樂合著),香港:樂施會,1995。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV4153.A5 L8 1995 c.3; UL HK Studies HV4153.A5 L8 1995 c.2)



  • <全球化下被社會排斥的香港邊緣勞工> (與李劍明合著),論文發表於 《全球化下兩岸三地勞工及社會保障研討會》,中國北京,2002。



  • <「老有所養」:在香港設立全民退休保障的建議> ,論文發表於《全球華人孝親敬老研討會》,主辦機構為香港特別行政區安老事務委員會,香港特別行政區,2004.11.29。



  • 《困局、排斥與出路 : 香港「邊緣勞工」質性硏究》(與李劍明合著),香港:樂施會,2001。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Studies HD5709.2.H6 K86 2001; CC Reserve 4 hours HD5709.2.H6 K86 2001 c.2)



  • <改造社會資本: 香港社區經濟發展經驗初探>,論文發表於《香港社會學第四次年會》,香港特別行政區,2002.11.09。



  • <油尖旺區的貧窮:市區舊區的貧窮集中及對策>,《香港社會工作學報》, 第34卷,第12期,香港特別行政區,2000,頁27-42。



  • <面對貧窮與社會排斥: 香港露宿者的處境>,《公民身份的再思與打造:華人社會中的社會排斥與邊緣性》,譚若梅、古學斌及江紹祺編,香港特別行政區:香港理工大學應用社會科學系政策研究中心,2005,頁233-256。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL JF801 .T34 2005; UL Chinese Overseas Coll JF801 .T34 2005 c.2)



  • <香港有幾多窮人?> (與王卓祺合著),《香港社會政治的延續與變遷》,劉兆佳,王家英及尹寶珊編,香港特別行政區:香港中文大學香港亞太研究所,2004,頁75-94。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HN752.5 .X527 2004 c.2; UL HK Studies HN752.5 .X527 2004)



  • 《香港低開支住戶開支模式硏究》(與蔡海偉、香港社會服務聯會、樂施會合著),香港:香港社會服務聯會, 1996。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HD7061 .X535 1996 c.2; UL HK Studies HD7061 .X535 1996)



  • <香港的合作社:沙漠中的綠洲> ,《自強的歷程--由中文打字排版工作室到女工合作社》,勞資關係協進會編,香港特別行政區:勞資關係協進會,1999, 頁39-41 。



  • <香港的跨代貧窮問題及其治理策略> ,《青年研究學報》,香港青年協會,第9卷第1期,香港特別行政區,2006.01,頁3-14。



  • <香港社區經濟發展的經驗:社區工作如何面對貧窮及社會資本弱化的挑戰> ,《華人社會社區工作的知識與實務》,張振成、許臨高、蘇景輝及羅秀華編,台灣台北:松慧文化,2006.12,頁13-36。



  • 《香港基本生活需要研究報告》,香港:香港社會服務聯會,2005。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Studies HC428.H6 W65 2005)



  • <香港貧窮狀況:從隱形到浮現> ,《紫荊雜誌》,第181期,香港特別行政區,2005.11,頁48-51。



  • <香港貧窮的地域集中:兼論社區發展的扶貧作用>,論文發表於《社區建設研討會》,主辦機構為上海科學院,上海市民政部,上海市社區發展研究會及上海大學,中國上海, 2000.11.09。



  • <香港貧窮問題的惡化>,《香港回歸中國後面臨的挑戰》,香港國際戰略與政策研究所編,香港特別行政區:香港國際政治經濟出版社,1997,頁194-206。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL DS796.H757 H71857 1997)



  • <香港勞工政策評析>,《新社會政策》,李健正、趙維生、梁麗清及陳錦華編,香港特別行政區:中文大學出版社,1999。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV431 .H83 1999 c.4; UL Reserve 1 day HV431 .H83 1999 c.3; UL HK Studies HV431 .H83 1999 c.2; CC Reserve 4 hours HV431 .H83 1999)



  • <香港勞工階級的形成:宏觀、微觀及中程的分析> ,《市場、階級與政治:變遷中的華人社會》,劉兆佳、尹寶珊、李明堃及黃紹倫編,香港特別行政區:香港中文大學香港亞太研究所,2000。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HN740.Z9 S6537 2000 c.3; UL Reserve 4 hours HN740.Z9 S6537 2000; NA General Education HN740.Z9 S6537 2000 c.2)



  • <香港綜援制度的發展與展望> ,《窮到極》,關注綜援檢討聯盟編,香港特別行政區:關注綜援檢討聯盟,2001,頁67-71。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Studies HV4153.A5 Q54 2000)



  • <香港需要四條貧窮線> ,《蘋果日報》,香港特別行政區,2005.04.05,頁E13。



  • <香港需要哪類型的最低工資?> ,《最低工資文集》,香港特別行政區:香港天主教正義和平委員會,樂施會及香港天主教勞工事務委員會,2001,頁37-42。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HD4922.H6 Z84 2001; UL HK Studies HD4922.H6 Z84 2001 c.2)



  • <香港邊緣社群社會資本的貧乏> ,《Hong Kong Jounal of Social Work》,第38卷第1期,Hong Kong SAR: World Scientific, 2004,頁 53-71。



  • 《香港「邊緣勞工」近年的發展》(與李劍明合著),http://www.oxfam.org.hk. ,香港特別行政區:樂施會,2000.07。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Oversize HD5709.2.H6 B53 2000)



  • 《香港邊緣勞工口述》(與林瑞含、黎婉薇、李劍明、潘毅及蔡毓毓合編),香港特別行政區:樂施會,2002。



  • 《深水埗區貧窮問題及扶貧工作現況:以「需要為本」及「資產為本的分析」》(與林靜雯合著),香港特別行政區,2005.09。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Gov Document HN754.S6 H83 2005; UL Oversize HN754.S6 H83 2005 c.2)



  • 《終止及重新領取綜援硏究》(與蔡海偉、香港社會服務聯會、樂施會合著),香港:香港社會服務聯會,1998。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV431 .Z46 1998; UL HK Studies HV431 .Z46 1998 c.2)



  • <被社會排斥的香港邊緣勞工> (與李劍明合著),《華人社會中的社會排斥與邊緣性》,古學斌及李明堃編,香港特別行政區:香港理工大學社會政策研究中心,2003.11,頁167-190。



  • 《貧窮與社會歧視研究計劃之一 : 貧窮, 歧視與排斥 : 邊遠地區青年的處境》,香港:立法會湯家驊議員辦事處,2006。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV1441.H6 P55 2006 c.2; UL HK Studies HV1441.H6 P55 2006)



  • 《貧窮與社會歧視研究計劃之二 : 邊遠地區婦女貧窮及工作處境》,香港:立法會湯家驊議員辦事處,2007。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HD6203 .W66 2007 c.2; UL HK Studies HD6203 .W66 2007)



  • 《貧窮與社會歧視研究計劃之三 : 貧窮、歧視與排斥 : 邊遠地區長者的處境》,香港:立法會湯家驊議員辦事處,2008。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Studies HV1484.C64 H66 2008)



  • <貧窮與社會排斥:香港露宿者的處境> ,論文發表於《第二屆華人社會排斥與邊緣性問題研討會》,主辦機構為香港理工大學應用社會科學系政策研究中心,香港特別行政區, 2003,頁39。



  • <尊嚴與朋輩的失落:香港男性的貧窮處境>,論文發表於《近二十年華人社會之性別研究: 回顧與前瞻國際學術研討會》,主辦機構為香港中文大學香港亞太研究所性別研究中心、香港中文大學性別研究課程及北京大學中外婦女問題研究中心,香港特別行政區,2005.11。



  • <跨境空間: 在中國大陸工作的香港人的階級政治和身份認同> (與潘毅合著),《香港 . 文化 . 研究》,吳俊雄、馬傑偉及呂大樂編,香港特別行政區:香港大學出版社,2006,頁233-256。



  • 《關懷露宿者2000計劃 : 深宵露宿者硏究》,香港:基督敎關懷無家者協會:聖雅各福群會露宿者服務,2001。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Studies HV4613.A4 H83 2001)



  • 《露宿者服務評估研究 : 期末服務評估報告》(與李昺偉、孫玉傑及蕭德健合著),香港:香港城市大學出版社,2004。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Oversize HV4613.A4 H835 2004 c.2; UL HK Studies HV4613.A4 H835 2004)


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