Dr HUNG Po Wah Eva
孔寶華博士

BSocSc (HKU)
MPhil (HKU)
PhD (ANU)

Associate Head & Associate Professor, Department of Social Science

Tel : (852) 3963 5389
Email : evahung@hsu.edu.hk

Dr Hung received her PhD in East Asian Studies from the Australian National University. With a background training in Sociology, she is generally interested in issues on state-society relations in China and in particular the impacts on the everyday lived experience of the Chinese people. Her newest project looks at cross-border activities in the Pearl River Delta region, paying particular attention to the development and inner workings of a shadow economy. Her research papers have appeared in Journal of Contemporary China, Journal of Gambling Studies, Social Indicators Research, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, and Modern China, among others.

Research Interests

State-Society Relations in China; Contentious Politics; Trust and Risk; Cross-Border Exchanges and Shadow Economy

Publications

Selected Journal Articles

  • Tang, G., Hung, E.P.W., Au-Yeung, H.K.C., and Yuen, S. (2020). Politically Motivated Internet Addiction: Relationship among Online Information Exposure, Internet Addiction, FOMO, Psychological Well-being and Radicalism in a Massive Political Turbulence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 633. https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/2/633/pdf
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Ngo, T.W. (2019). Organised Informality and Suitcase Trading in the Pearl River Delta Region. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 49(2): 233-253. https://doi.org/10.1080/00472336.2018.1546888
  • Ngo, T.W. and Hung, E.P.W. (2019). The Political Economy of Border Checkpoints in Shadow Exchanges. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 49(2): 178-192. https://doi.org/10.1080/00472336.2018.1555273
  • Tong, K.K., Hung, E.P.W., Lei, C.M.W., and Wu, A.M.S. (2018). Public Awareness and Practice of Responsible Gambling in Macao. Journal of Gambling Studies, 34(4), 1261-1280. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-018-9750-6
  • Wu, A.M.S., Cheung, V.I., Ku, L., and Hung, E.P.W. (2013). Psychological Risk Factors of Addiction to Social Networking Sites among Chinese Smartphone Users. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 2(3), 160-166. https://doi.org/10.1556/jba.2.2013.006
  • Lai, M.H.C., Ren, M.Y.W., Wu, A.M.S., and Hung, E.P.W. (2013). Motivation as Mediator between National Identity and Intention to Volunteer. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 23(2), 128-142. https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2108
  • Zheng, V. and Hung, E.P.W. (2012). Evaluating the Economic Impact of Casino Liberalization in Macao. Journal of Gambling Studies, 28, 541-559. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-011-9251-3
  • Wang, H. and Hung, E.P.W. (2012). Associational Involvement and Political Participation in Macau: A Path Analysis. Issues and Studies, 48(1), 191-212. http://lawdata.com.tw/tw/detail.aspx?no=40786
  • Tong, K.K., Hung, E.P.W., and Yuen, S.M. (2011). The Quality of Social Networks: Its Determinants and Impacts on Helping and Volunteering in Macao. Social Indicators Research, 102(2), 351-361. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11205-010-9686-4
  • Chan, D.C.N., Wu, A.M.S., and Hung, E.P.W. (2010). Invulnerability and Intention to Drink and Drive: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42(November), 1549-1555. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2010.03.011
  • Hung, E. P. W. (2009). The Development of the Quality of Life in Macau (澳門居民生活素質的提升與發展). Journal of Macau Studies(澳門研究) 55: 12-14.
  • Chiu, S.W.K. and Hung, E.P.W. (2004). Good Governance or Muddling Through? Layoffs and Employment Reform in Socialist China. Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 37, 395-411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2004.06.006
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Chiu, S.W.K. (2003). The Lost Generation: Life Course Dynamics and Xiagang in China. Modern China, 29(2), 204-236. https://doi.org/10.1177/0097700402250740

Selected Book Chapters

  • Ngo, T.W. and Hung, E.P.W. (2020). Shadow Exchanges and Contending Connectivity along the New Silk Roads. In P.W. Hung and T.W. Ngo (eds.), Shadow Economies along the New Silk Roads, pp. 15-36. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Yeh, K.H. (2014). The Development of Civic Associations and Civil Society (社團與公民社會的發展). In Fanny M. Cheung et al. (eds.), Constructing the Future of Macao (構建澳門未來), pp. 45-60. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Choi, A.H. and Hung, E.P.W. (2011). From Workfare to Cash for All: The Politics of Welfare Reform in Macau. In C.K. Chan and K. Ngok (eds.), Welfare Reform in East Asia: Towards Workfare?, pp. 60-77. London: Routledge.
  • Choi, A.H. and Hung, E.P.W. (2011). Labour Regulation in the Liberalised Casino Economy: The Case of the Croupiers. In N.M.K. Lam and I. Scott (eds.), Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao, pp. 145-161. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
  • Hung, E.P.W. (2011). Guanxi Networks and Social Resources of the Macau Residents (關係網絡與社會資源). In F.M. Cheung et al. (eds.), The New Face of Macao SAR: Ten Years of Development and Changes (澳門特區新貎:十年發展與變化), pp. 165-197. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Chan, S.U.W., Hung, E.P.W., and Tang, A.O.K. (2011). The Changing Structure of the Mainland New Migrants in Macau (內地新移民人口的結構轉型). In F.M. Cheung et al. (eds.), The New Face of Macao SAR: Ten Years of Development and Changes (澳門特區新貎:十年發展與變化), pp. 45-67. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Zheng, V.W.T. (2011). On the Quality of Life in Macau (論澳門居民的綜合生活素質). In Y. Hao and Z. Wu (eds.), Annual Report on Economy and Society of Macau 2010-2011 (澳門經濟社會發展報告 2010- 2011), pp. 273-295. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Chiu, S.W.K. (2009). Voices of Xiagang: Naming, Blaming, and Framing. In T.B. Gold et al. (eds.), Laid-Off Workers in a Workers’ State: Unemployment With Chinese Characteristics, pp. 95-114. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Hung, E.P.W. (2009). Social Capital (社會資本). In K.Y. Wong et al. (eds.), The New Face of Macau: Achievements and Challenges (澳門社會新貎:成就與挑戰), pp. 55-92. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Zheng, V.W.T. and Hung, E.P.W. (2009). Work and Economic Situation of the Newly-Arrived Immigrants (新移民的工作與經濟狀況). In K.Y. Wong et al. (eds.), The New Face of Macau: Achievements and Challenges (澳門社會新貎:成就與挑戰), 121-143. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Zheng, V.W.T. (2009). Personal and Social Life of the Newly- Arrived Immigrants (新移民的個人及社交生活). In K.Y. Wong et al. (eds.), The New Face of Macau: Achievements and Challenges (澳門社會新貎:成就與挑戰), pp. 145-161. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Zheng, V.W.T., Wong, S.L. and Hung, E.P.W. (2009). A Comparison of the Social Capital between Hong Kong and Macau (港澳社會資本初探與比較). In H. Yee et al. (eds.), A Tale of Two Cities III: Politics, Economy, and the Social Development of Hong Kong and Macau (雙城記III:港澳政治、經濟及社會發展的回顧與前瞻), pp. 399-428. Macau: Macau Social Sciences Association.
  • Hung, E.P.W. (2007). Cross-border Relations and Mobility (跨界關係與流動). In S.L. Wong et al. (eds.), Records of Macau Society: Indicators Study and Quality of Life (澳門社會實錄:從指標研究看生活素質), pp. 111-134. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Books and Monographs

  • Hung, E.P.W. and Ngo, T.W. (Eds). (2020). Shadow Economies along the New Silk Roads. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Other Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Hung, E.P.W. and Ngo, T.W. (2019, July 15-19). One Gateway, Two Checkpoints, Three Brokering Practices: Organizing Shuttle Trade at the Chinese-Kazakh Border. Paper presented at the 11th International Convention of Asian Scholars, Leiden University, Leiden.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Ngo, T.W. (2018. November 16-17). Border at the City Centre: Co-location Arrangement and Checkpoint Politics in Hong Kong. Paper presented at Global Asia in Interdisciplinary Perspectives: Sustainability, Security, and Governance, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • Ngo, T.W. and Hung, E.P.W. (2018, August 13-15). Virtual Connectivity and its Challenge to Border Checkpoints: The Rise of Shadow Procurement Services in Hong Kong and Macao. Paper presented at Borderlands Spaces: Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources, the 6th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network (ABRN), American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
  • Hung, E.P.W. (2017, May 25-26). Shadow Capital Flow and its Locational Embeddedness in Greater China. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Shadow Silk Road: Non-state Flow of Commodity, Capital, and People across Asia and Eurasia, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Pun, N. (2016, December 12-14). Negotiating Border-Crossing: Parallel Traders and Borderland Politics in Southern China. Paper presented at Dynamic Borderlands: Livelihoods, Communities and Flows, the 5th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network (ABRN), Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Ngo, T.W. (2015, December 14-15). Parallel Trading in the Pearl River Delta Region. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Cross-border Exchanges and the Shadow Economy, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Choi, A.H. (2012, February 10-11). From Societal to State Corporatism: The Making of the ‘Uncivil’ Society in Macau. Paper presented at the conference on The Dynamics of Civil Society Coalitions in Asia, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong.
  • Hung, E.P.W. and Lam, W.M. (2010, July 21-22). Regime Stability: Enterprises as the Locus of Blame. Invited conference presentation at the International Conference of China in Transition: Economic Reform and Social Change, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya.
  • Hung, E.P.W. (2010, May 31). Politics Still in Command: The Development of Under- development in Northeastern China. Invited seminar presentation at the Institute of Sociology, National University of Sun Yat-sen, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Choi, A.H. and Hung, E.P.W. (2010, June 17). Labour Regulation in the Liberalised Casino Economy: The Case of the Croupiers. Paper presented at the workshop on Macao’s Casino Capitalism: Gaming, Governance and Public Policy, Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University, Australia.

Grants

  • 2018 – 2020. Principal Investigator. The Politics of Gateway: Checkpoint, Brokerage, and Negotiated Crossing. Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (UGC/FDS14/H09/17). Award: HK$1,028,660.
  • 2016 – 2017. Principal Investigator. Shadow Silk Road: Non-state Flow of Commodity, Capital, and People Across Eurasia. Inter-Institutional Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (UCG/IIDS14/H01/16). Award: HK$433,650.
  • 2014 – 2017. Principal Investigator. Cross-border Exchanges and Shadow Economy in the Pearl River Delta Region. Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (UGC/FDS12(14)/H02/14). Award: HK$903,233.

Courses Taught

  • ASI1000 Introduction to Asian Studies

  • ASI3007 / GEN2010 Chinese Society: Changes and Transformation

  • GEN1018 Government and Politics of China