Students

Research Postgraduates

Recent successfully completed and orally defended theses:


Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)
2016
CHEN Shangshang 陳上上 Impact Investing in the Era of Collaborative Governance: An Empirical Study on Four Cases in Hong Kong
KWONG Chi Yu 鄺止儒 Utilizing Place Meanings and User Opinions as Mechanisms to Improve Visitor Management in Hong Kong’s Country Parks
YIP Wai Fung, Andy 葉偉峯 Party Institutionalization of Opposition Political Parties in Hong Kong as a Hybrid Regime
2014
CHAN Shuk Ying 陳淑瑩 Capitalism and the Good Life: a Critique of Liberal State Neutrality
YUEN Ho Yin 袁浩然 Rawlsian Justice and Welfare-state Capitalism
2013
TSE Lap Shing Samuel 謝立城 Volunteerism and Political Participation Among Youths: A Case Study in Hong Kong
2011
WU Xuanxuan 吳萱萱 Explaining Rising Chinese Popular Nationalism in 2008: Perception Gap and National Images
2010
CHAN Kwan Nok 陳君諾 Institutions, Policy Networks and Agenda Setting: The Rise of Heritage Conservation in Hong Kong, 1970-1997
EBERLE Meghan Lea Precarity and Social Mobilization among Migrant Workers from Myanmar in Thailand
2009
GUO Jie 郭潔 Policy Coordination of Harbour Planning in Hong Kong
LAM Chi Yan 林緻茵 The Impact of Intra-party Democracy on the Level of Party Political Efficacy of Grass-roots Councilors: The Case of DAB and DP
MANG Fan Lun 孟繁麟 Reasonable Disagreement, State Neutrality and Perfectionism
ZHOU Guan Feng Nationalism and Japan's China policy: A Normative Study of Nationalism and Foregin Policy Making
2007
LI Yu Wai 李裕維 Explaining Institutional Flexibility of the ASEAN Regional Forum: A Rationalist Frist-Cut
YEE Wai-Hang 余偉鏗 How Do Networks Work? Studying the Internal Dynamics of The Environmental Organizational Network in Hong Kong
2006
LIU Ning 劉寧 Contracting-out Residential Care for the Elderly in Hong Kong
WANG Liang 汪亮 Understanding Greenpeace Campaigns in China: Empowerment and Mobilization
2004
CHEUNG Yat-fung 張逸峰 Modernization and Rural Politics in Hong Kong
KONG Yuek Man, Josephine 江若雯 Marxist Critique of Capitalist Democracy: The Perspective of Rational Choice Marxism
LAI Cheuk-bun 賴卓彬 Are Human Rights Possible in the Confucian 'Nowheresville'? A Philosophical Analysis
TAM Yuk Lum 譚旭林 Contracting Out Estate Management Services in Hong Kong: Institutions and Collective Action
TSUI Wai Hang, Danny 崔偉恒 Civil Society in China: An Analysis of NGOs on the Mainland
2003
SU Yingjun 蘇穎君 The Emerging Regulatory State in China: A Study of Shunde's Experience
WAN Kwok Fai 尹國輝 Beijing's United Front Policy Toward Hong Kong: An Application of Merilee Grindle's Model
2002
AMATYA Pradyumna Institutional Change and Intervention Outcome: Comparing Assistance Schemes for Farmer Managed Irrigation Systems in Nepal
CHAN So Ngor, Jennifer 陳素娥 Designing Institutions for Inter-Agency Cooperation: A Study of Landslide Management in Hong Kong
CHEUNG Kin Chung 張健聰 The Politics of Decentralization and Re-centralization in Hong Kong: A Case Study of the Dissolution of Municipal Councils
WANG Pan Yeung 王濱洋 The Role of the National People's Congress in Chinese Foreign Affairs in the Reform Era
2001
CHAN Chi Ming, Victor 陳志明 Domestic Institutions and Japan's Foreign Economic Policy: The Japanese Economic Assistance to Southeast Asia, 1997-1999
KANAGBO, Kangoma Anthony The Role of the State and Multinational Corporations in Development: The Case of Malaysia
LEE Yiu Chung, Edward 李燿宗 The Sino-United States-Taiwan Triangular Relationship, 1988-1997
2000
HO Ka Ki, Lawrence 何家騏 Implementation of China's Hong Kong Policy: A Study of the Drafting of Hong Kong Basic Law, 1985-90
LUNG Wing Cheung, Cecilia 龍詠翔 A Study of Taiwan-Hong Kong Relations: Policies, Processes and Challenges
WONG Cheuk Yin 王綽然 The Communist-Inspired Riots in Hong Kong, 1967: A Multi-Actors Approach
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Doctor of Philosophy
2017
AUNG Su Mon Thazin Governing the Transition: Policy Coordination Mechanisms in the Myanmar Core Executive, 2011-2016
2016
LIU Kailin 劉凱琳 Exploring Lending Patterns for Information Asymmetry between Lenders and Borrowers in the Nonprofit and Forprofit Peer-to-peer Lending Platforms
PAO Sze Yi 包世一 Global Injustice, Collective Responsibility, and Individual Action
XIN Ge 辛 格 Bootstrapping Public Participation in the Global South: Participatory Budgeting Reforms in Brazil, China and South Africa
2015
FAN Wenyue Phoebe 范文越 Growing Out of the Budget: The Political Economy of Sub-Provincial Finance in China
SCHLENZIG Nora Caroline Tschesja China and Its Neighbours in Mainland Southeast Asia: Statehood, Engagement and Development
WONG Hoi Lam Norma 王凱琳 The Management Strategies of Advocacy-oriented Social Service Nonprofit Organizations in Hong Kong
2014
CHAN Wing Ching,Elton 陳永政 From Sage-kings to Confucian Republic: the political theories of jiaohua
DUPRE Jean-Francois The Politics of Linguistic Normalization in 21st century Taiwan: Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System
LAI Cheuk Bun 賴卓彬 Democratic Means to Confucian Ends: A Philosophical Analysis of the Conceptual Relationship between Confucian Ethics and Democracy in the Theories of Xu Fuguan, Tang Junyi, and Mou Zongsan
LAM Chi Yan 林緻茵 Constructing Hegemony: Patriotic United Front on the Youths in Post-handover Hong Kong
POON Ping Yeung 潘炳揚 Explaining Changes in Food Safety Institutions in Hong Kong
ZHOU Kai 周 凱 Contentious Challenges and State Capacity: Why Do Governments Respond Differently to Social Protests in Contemporary China?
ZHOU Qian 周 茜 Pathways to Collective Action: a Study of Local Irrigation Governance and Management in Central China
ZHU Jia Feng 朱佳峰 Farewell to Political Obligation: Toward a New Liberal Theory of Political Legitimacy
2013
CHU Caixia 褚彩霞 Grassroots NGOs in China: A Study of the Legitimation Process
LI Wei 李薇 Structural Change and the Relationship between Politicians and Bureaucrats: The Case of Hong Kong
XIA Lu 夏璐 Politicized Academic Capitalism - The Chinese Communist Party's Sociopolitical Control Mechanisms over Intellectuals during the Reform Era
2012
LUO Wenen 羅文恩 From Dependence to Autonomy? Institutional Change and the Evolution of Charitable GONGGOs in China
ZHANG Xian 張弦 Explaining Public-Private Partnerships in China: Case Study of Primary Land Development in Beijing
2011
CHAU Feon Long Yee 周朗怡 Changing the Rules of the Game: An Examination of Citizen Participation in Hong Kong's Urban Renewal
CHEN Huirong 陳慧榮 State Power and Village Cadres in Contemporary China: The Case of Rural Land Tenure in Shandong Province
LI Ying 李穎 The Dynamics between the Local State, the Community, and Environmental NGOs in China: A State-in-Society Approach
2010
GUO Jia 果佳 Policy Learning and Policy Implementation in China: A Case Study of the Grain for Green Project
HAN Rui 韓銳 Luck Egalitarianism: Criticisms and Alternatives
LI Jing 李靜 Policy Coordination in China: The Case of Infections Disease and Food Safety policy
LIN Syaru Shirley 林夏如 National Identity, Economic Interest and Taiwan's Cross-Strait Economic Policy 1994-2009
MOK Ka Tung 莫家楝 Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible: The Moral Responsibility of the Participants in the Cultural Revolution of China
ZHENG YiZheng 鄭一鄭 Coordination of A Distributive Policy: The Case of Infection Control in Hong Kong
2009
HORIUCHI Toru Japan's China Policy: Koizumi as a 'Presidential' Prime Minister and the Foreign and Security Policymaking Process
2008
CHAN H. K. Nikkiter 陳夏鈞 Explaining the Policy Dynamics of Administrative Reorganization in Hong Kong: An Institutional Analysis of Policy Stasis and Punctuation
LIN Tingjin 林挺進 Explaining the Intra-Provincial Inequality of Financing Compulsory Education in China: the Role of Finance Reform, Personnel Rules and Provincial Leaders, 1994-2001
2007
GUILLOUX Alain Francois Jacques Humanitarianism in National and Global Governance: A study of Taiwan's Responses to Diseases and Disasters
Benson W. K. WONG Teacher Participation and Empowerment: The Case of Hong Kong and Taiwan
Terence Y.K. YUEN 阮耀啟 Government-Nonprofits Collaborations: A Study of Linking Arrangements in Third-Party Government
2006
Bryan C.S. HO 何秋祥 Legitimacy and Participation In Rural Post-Mao China : Cases From ANHUI
WANG Xiaoqi 王曉琦 China's Civil Service Reform and Local Government Performance: A Principal-Agent Perspective
2005
Rikkie L.K. AU 區麗潔 The Governance of Government-Owned Railway Organisations in Hong Kong: Integration and Autonomy in Changing Times
Francesch Huidobro, Maria Del Mar A "Disciplined Governance" Approach to Government-NGOs Relations: the Structures and Dynamics of Environmental Politics and Management in Singapore
2004
Kaihe CHEN 陳開和 Nationalizing Society, Identity Politics, and Foreign Policy Strategies: Taiwan's Mainland Policy, 1988-2000
HOGAN, Mary Vivianne Sovereignty, State and Security After the Asian Financial Crisis: The Cases of Indonesia and South Korea
Christopher SKENE Democracy in the Era of Globalization: Explaining Authoritarian Practices in Asia and Latin America [Dr Skene was honoured the Best Dissertation Award (Ph.D. category) 2004-2005 by the Hong Kong Political Science Association]
Bruce K.K. KWONG 鄺錦鈞 Patron-Client Politics in Hong Kong
YU Wing Yat 余永逸 Democracy and Intra-Party Democratization: The Cases of Twiwan and Hong Kong
2003
CHOU Kwok Ping, Bill 仇國平 Conflict and Ambiguity in the Implementation of Civil Service Reform in China, 1993-2000
2002
LIAO Xuanli 廖宣力 Chinese Think Tanks and China's Policy on Japan
2001
LAM Waiman 林蔚文 Rediscovering Politics in Hong Kong (1949-1979): The Paradox of Political Indifference

[Miss Lam was honoured the Best Dissertation Award (Ph.D. category) 2001-02 by the Hong Kong Political Science Association]
2000
WAN Pengfei 萬鵬飛 An Institutional Analysis of Chinese Urban Local Governance: Case Studies of Urban Residential Committees
Mely CABALLERO-ANTHONY Regional Organizations and Regional Security: The Role of Regional organizations in Conflict Management - the Case of ASEAN


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