Professor Wong Cheong-wing, Victor


Research Focus

Critical youth work and youth studies, Empowerment and narrative practice, Health care and social policy

Selected Research Project

2015

Community-based interventions of career and life adventure planning for youth, May 2015 – April 2020, funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (HKBU/HKJCCT-33-14-211, $62,210,000).
School-to-work transitions of young people in a risk society perspective: A study of four youth groups with different levels of educational qualifications in Hong Kong, 1 Jan 2015 – 31 Dec 2016, awarded by the Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (HKBU/GRF/12407814, $862,680).

2012

Stigma, shame and guilt: Family’s experience of adolescent drug use (with Dr Sharon Leung, FRG1/11-12/038)

2010

Social withdrawal of young adults in Hong Kong: A study of users’ seclusion and reengagement experience and social work practice strategy (FRG1/09-10/024)

2009

Youth gambling behavior in Macau (with Dr Angela Tsun, funded by Education and Youth Bureau, Macau SAR Government, 2009)
Youth deviant behavior in Macau (with Dr Angela Tsun, funded by Education and Youth Bureau, Macau SAR Government, 2009)

2008

Transformation of virtuality: Use of internet in reengaging youth in social withdrawal (FRG/07-08/II- 16)
Young people entrapped in social withdrawal: Disengagement versus reengagement in the light of social exclusion (with Winnie Ying, GRF/07-08/244707)

2006

Youth-at-risk and social withdrawal: An examination of users’ exclusion experience and practitioners’ inclusion strategy (with Winnie Ying, FRG/05-06/I-01)
Management of HIV/AIDS related stigma in major settings: The cases of older people and their informed significant others (with Dr Angela Tsun, FRG/05-06/II-12)

Selected Publication

Forthcoming

Wong, V. (in press) ‘Health policy in China’, in Ngok, K.L., Chan, C.K. (eds) China’s social policy: Development and challenges. London: Routledge.

2015

Wong, V. (2015) ‘Youth transition to work in an age of uncertainty and insecurity: Towards an expanded notion of work for insight and innovation’,Journal of Applied Youth Studies, 1(1): 21-41.

2014

Wong, V. & Su, S. (2014) ‘Youth poverty in the eyes of young people’, in Shiu, K.C. & Leung, S. (eds) Youth Matters: Discourse and dialogue in youth work, pp. 258-275 (in Chinese). Hong Kong: Red Publish.
Wong, V. (2014) ‘Social work with youth in social withdrawal: In-home and beyond home intervention modalities’, China Journal of Social Work, 7(2):161-174.
Wong, V. (2014) ‘Risk society and governmentality in social work practice’, Proceedings of Conference on Social Work Education in 2014: Risk Society and Sustainable Development. Taiwan: Department of Social Work, National Taipei University, pp. 1-17.

2012

Wong, V. (2012) ‘Social withdrawal as invisible youth disengagement: Government inaction and NGO responses in Hong Kong’, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 32(7/8): 415-430.
Chan, K.F., Wong, V. & Shiu, K.C. (eds) (2012) Storying social welfare in Hong Kong (in Chinese). Hong Kong: Red Publishing.
Wong, V. (2012) ‘Introducing poststructuralist ideas in a workshop setting: The use of games and exercises as a prelude to narrative therapy training’, International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Development, Issue 3, 2012 (in press).

2011

Chiu, M. Wong, V. & Chiu, S. (eds) (2011) (2nd edition) Empowerment: A new social work perspective. Taipei: Wunan Publications.

2010

Wong, V. & Ying, W. (2010) ‘Social withdrawal and social exclusion: The case of young people’, In N.P. Ngai et al (eds) New issues on the youth in information age: Theory, policy and practice (in Chinese). Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, pp. 54-73.

2009

Wong, V. (2009) ‘From personal to structural: Towards critical change in youth work practice’, in R. White (ed) Concepts and methods of youth work. Hobart: Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies, pp. 251-264.
Wong, V. (2009) ‘Youth locked in time and space? Defining features of social withdrawal and practice implications’, Journal of Social Work Practice, 23(3): 337-352.
Wong, V. (2009) ‘Working with youth in social withdrawal’. In F.W.L. Lee (ed) Initiatives with youth-at-risk in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, pp.127-146.

2008

Wong, V. (2008) ‘The place of social policy curriculum in social work education: The case of Hong Kong’. In L.C. Leung. & K.F. Chan (eds) Bridging theories and practices: reflections on social work education in Hong Kong (in Chinese). Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, pp. 35-52.
Wong, V. (2008) ‘Healthcare reforms in China’, in S.M. Li, F. Chen & Y.M. Shiu (eds) Sustainability and change: Political-economic, social and spatial development in contemporary China (in Chinese). Hong Kong: Hong Kong Education Press, pp. 211-232.

2006

Wong, V. & Ying, W. (2006) ‘Social withdrawal of young people in Hong Kong: A social exclusion perspective’, Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, 40(1/2):61-92.
Wong, V. & Wong, L. (2006) ‘Management of stigma and disclosure of HIV/AIDS status in healthcare settings’, Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 95-114.

2005

Wong, V. & Chiu, S. (2005) ‘Towards a Confucian notion of youth development in Hong Kong’, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 25(10/11):14-36.