MOK Bong Ho 莫邦豪

Research Projects


  • Public Perceptions of Social Welfare in Hong Kong
  • WONG Chack Kie, MOK Bong Ho, WONG Ka Ying Timothy (Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies)
    1 December 2002
    Research Grants Council (Earmarked Grants)

    This project examines subjective social welfare outcomes, instead of state expenditures or social policy programmes, in the assessment of a welfare system. Social welfare, as a social policy ensuring the well-being of its people, has been confusing and has never led to clear choice-making for the people. Its meaning, intent and ideology are subject to interpretation and are the centre of debate for state provisions. Building upon prior research, this project is designed to systematically examine Hong Kong’s public perceptions of social welfare. We will focus on identifying a system of social values that underpins Hong Kong public perceptions and attitudes toward social welfare. We will also examine whether public perceptions are affected by social, economic and political changes, in addition to basic socio-economic and demographic variables of respondents. The project and the data it generates from a large household survey will be valuable to the social development of Hong Kong because public opinions are an important source of political legitimacy for social policy, social welfare and other state provisions. They are especially important in an era of change when timely information and empirically generated knowledge become the basis for new changes and new direction for social development. (CU02237)


  • Social Value, Societal Change and Perception of Social Welfare - An Extended Study of a RGC Project
  • MOK Bong Ho, WONG Chack Kie, WONG Ka Ying Timothy (Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies)
    1 December 2002
    CUHK Research Committee Funding (Direct Grants)

    The primary objective of this study is to assess the public’s perception of social welfare and social welfare outcomes, using a telephone survey approach. This study is expected to generate a set of indicators of social welfare outcome which will have important implications for social welfare policy-making. It will also contribute to a more systematic understanding of public perceptions of social welfare in Hong Kong, their underlying ideologies and the effects of societal changes on them. As an extended study of a RGC project, it will serve as a pilot study of the major instruments to be used in the RGC project. The findings of this study will be compared and triangulated with data collected by a household survey in the RGC project. (SS02624)



Research Publications


  • Community programme evaluation : a study of the demand and existing practice of evaluation in the Summer Youth programme in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Social Research Centre,Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1979.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL H62.5.H6H6 no.85; UL HK Studies H62.5.H6H6 no.85 c.5)



  • Influence through political power : the emergence of social workers as politicians in the recent political reform in Hong Kong. Hong Kong : Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1991.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Oversize H62.5.H6 H63 no.3 c.2; UL HK Studies H62.5.H6 H63 no.3)



  • Local case studies in social work with groups. (co-authored with Anthony Lui, Chow Yuk-ying, Liu Saufong) Hong Kong : Committee on Instructional Development, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1981.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV45 .M64; UL HK Studies HV45 .M64 c.2)



  • "Organizing Self-help Groups for Empowerment and Social Change: Findings and Insights from an Empirical Studt in Hong Kong". Journal of Community Practice vol.13 no.1, United States of America: The Haworth Press, Inc., 2005.07.01. pp.49-67.



  • Political empowerment of self-help groups : findings and action implications from two empirical studies. (co-authored with Tse-fong Leung) Hong Kong : Social Welfare Practice and Research Centre, Dept. of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2008.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HK Studies HV547 .M65 2008)



  • Problem behavior of adolescents in Hong Kong : a socio-cultural perspective. Hong Kong : Centre for Hong Kong Studies,Institute of Social Studies,Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1985.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL DS796.H7O3 no.7 c.2; UL HK Studies DS796.H7O3 no.7)



  • "Self-help Group Participation and Empowerment in Hong Kong". Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare vol.31 no.3, USA, 2004.09.01. pp.153-168.



  • "Prevalence, Role and Functions of Self-help Groups in Hong Kong" (co-authored with CHAU Kin Lam Kenneth, FUNG Ho Lup and NGAI Ngan Pun). The Hong Kong Journal of SocialWork World Scientific. vol.37 no.1, Hong Kong, China: Hon g Kong Social Workers Association Limited, 2003.07.01. pp.87-96.



  • 《社區工作原理和實踐》,香港:集賢社,1994。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV40 .M54 1994 c.4; UL HK Studies HV40 .M54 1994)



  • 《社會工作硏究的經驗》(與周健林合編),香港:香港社會工作人員協會,2000。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV11 .M5625 2000 c.2; UL HK Studies HV11 .M5625 2000)



  • 《新到港人士家庭工作計劃 – 服務檢討報告》(與林靜雯合著),香港特別行政區,2002。
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL Oversize HV4013.H6 L552 2002 c.2; UL HK Studies HV4013.H6 L552 2002)



  • <新來港家庭的壓力、適應及能力:服務計劃評估研究> (與林靜雯合著), Advances in Social Welfare in Hong Kong ed. by Daniel T. L. Shek, Lam M. C., Au, C. F. Lee, J.J. Hong Kong SAR: The Chinese University Press, 2002. pp.295-309.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV431 .A38 2002 c.3; UL Reserve 4 hours HV431 .A38 2002 c.4; UL HK Studies HV431 .A38 2002 c.2; CC Reserve 4 hours HV431 .A38 2002)



  • <香港自助小組的普遍性和組織性質> (與周健林、 馮可立及魏雁濱合著),Advances in Social Welfare in Hong Kong. ed. by Daniel T. L. Shek, Lam Mong Chow, Au Chor Fai, J. J. Lee. Hong Kong SAR: The Chinese University Press, 2002. pp.311-327.
    (CUHK Library Call No: UL HV431 .A38 2002 c.3; UL Reserve 4 hours HV431 .A38 2002 c.4; UL HK Studies HV431 .A38 2002 c.2; CC Reserve 4 hours HV431 .A38 2002)



  • <急劇社会变迁下香港市民對社会福利的評價> (與王卓祺合著),《中國社會工作研究》,第3卷,中國北京:社會科學文獻出版社,2005.02.01,頁114-130。


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