Faculty Staff
Dr Fung Kwok Kin-Webpage
Dr Fung Kwok-kin
PhD Bristol, RSW

Associate Professor & Master of Social Work Programme Director
AAB1029
3411 2002
kkfung@hkbu.edu.hk

Research Focus

Community work, Housing policy, Asian social policy, Globalization and welfare

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Research in progress

  • Co-I, Developing a community development network: A Transdisciplinary data hub bridging social, community and digital infrastructures for positive human development (FNRA-IG, SOSC, HKBU, $717,877)
  • Co-PI, An evaluation study on “My Grand Buddies Volunteers Project” (Lee Kum Kee Family Foundation, HKD$463,920)
  • Co-PI, Reaching out service for the unmotivated stressful mothers living in sub-divided flat units – Researching on an evidence-based innovative model (Fu Tak Iam Foundation; HKD$5,693,233)
  • Co-I, Gendering and Intersectionality of Social Capital: Community Development in Beijing and Hong Kong (Funded; HKS$1,432,340).
  • Co-PI, Consultancy Service and Evaluative Research on Body Movement Programme for At-risk Female Youth (Hong Kong Jockey Club; HKD$727,200)
  • Co-I, Practice research on model development and intervention effectiveness of narrative practice with divorced and non-residing fathers (Hong Kong Family Welfare Society; HKD$290,000)
  • Co-PI, Body can voice out: A pilot program on strengthening medical social work professional development in South and Southwest China (United Board, $450,000)
  • Co-I, An exploratory research study on the application of narrative practice with gay people with drug abuse (Hong Kong Christian Service, $351,900)
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Research in progress

  • Co-I, Developing a community development network: A Transdisciplinary data hub bridging social, community and digital infrastructures for positive human development (FNRA-IG, SOSC, HKBU, $717,877)
  • Co-PI, An evaluation study on “My Grand Buddies Volunteers Project” (Lee Kum Kee Family Foundation, HKD$463,920)
  • Co-PI, Reaching out service for the unmotivated stressful mothers living in sub-divided flat units – Researching on an evidence-based innovative model (Fu Tak Iam Foundation; HKD$5,693,233)
  • Co-I, Gendering and Intersectionality of Social Capital: Community Development in Beijing and Hong Kong (Funded; HKS$1,432,340).
  • Co-PI, Consultancy Service and Evaluative Research on Body Movement Programme for At-risk Female Youth (Hong Kong Jockey Club; HKD$727,200)
  • Co-I, Practice research on model development and intervention effectiveness of narrative practice with divorced and non-residing fathers (Hong Kong Family Welfare Society; HKD$290,000)
  • Co-PI, Body can voice out: A pilot program on strengthening medical social work professional development in South and Southwest China (United Board, $450,000)
  • Co-I, An exploratory research study on the application of narrative practice with gay people with drug abuse (Hong Kong Christian Service, $351,900)

Research completed

2020

  • PI, Community development under Covid-19 Pandemic in Hong Kong: Strategies of empowering the community and the use of ICT.
  • As Co-I, Perception of the underlying causes of the recent social incidents from the perspectives of low-income migrants: Identities and cultural values (Funded; HKD$499,910.75)
  • As Co-I, A Critical Analysis on Social Mobility Discourse: Views from Young Professionals (Funded; HKD$183,009.85)
  • PI, Working from the ground up: A participatory approach to community revitalization in old urban neighbourhoods in Hong Kong (GRF12644516, $813,268)
  • PI, A research on the effectiveness of social work intervention in building social capital in social housing (St. James Settlement, $127,875)

 

2019

  • Co-I, Meanings of divorce: A feminist analysis of the narrative accounts of Chinese divorced women in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China (GRF12606715, $651,300)
  • Co-I, Changing social composition of subdivided unit production and consumption: An exploratory study. (FRGII/15-16/073, $150,000)
  • Co-I, Fifteen years of history: Identifying the state of local narrative practice (FRGI/17-18/047, $50,000)
  • Co-I, Consultancy services for evaluation and research of HE Project of Harmony House (commissioned by Harmony House, $240,000)
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  • Ho, S. K., Chan, H., Chan, E. S., Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L. (2021). A preliminary psychometric investigation of a Chinese version of the engaged teachers scale (C-ETS). Frontiers in Education, https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2021.676835
  • Lau, S. M., Chan, Y. C., Fung, K. K., Hung, S. L., & Feng, J. (2021). Hong Kong under COVID-19: Roles of community development service, International Social Work, doi/10.1177/0020872820967734
  • Hung, S. L., & Fung, K. K. (2021). Venturing into the unknown with the use of ICTs in social work education during COVID-19, Chinese Journal of Social Work, Special Issue 14.2. https://doi.org/10.1080/17525098.2021.1923545
  • Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L., & Craig, G. (2021). Neoliberalisation and community development: Comparing community development services in Hong Kong and Beijing. In A. Bailey & R. K. S. Mak (Eds.). Asia and China in the Global Era (pp.
    65-88). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter. 
  • Hung, S. L., Fung, K. K., Ho, S. K. S., & Feng, J. (2021). Gender and social capital: The case of a deprived urban community in Hong Kong, In A. Bailey & R. K. S. Mak
    (Eds.). Asia and China in the Global Era (pp. 103-134). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter.
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  • Ho, S. K., Chan, H., Chan, E. S., Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L. (2021). A preliminary psychometric investigation of a Chinese version of the engaged teachers scale (C-ETS). Frontiers in Education, https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2021.676835
  • Lau, S. M., Chan, Y. C., Fung, K. K., Hung, S. L., & Feng, J. (2021). Hong Kong under COVID-19: Roles of community development service, International Social Work, doi/10.1177/0020872820967734
  • Hung, S. L., & Fung, K. K. (2021). Venturing into the unknown with the use of ICTs in social work education during COVID-19, Chinese Journal of Social Work, Special Issue 14.2. https://doi.org/10.1080/17525098.2021.1923545
  • Fung, K. K., & Hung, S. L., & Craig, G. (2021). Neoliberalisation and community development: Comparing community development services in Hong Kong and Beijing. In A. Bailey & R. K. S. Mak (Eds.). Asia and China in the Global Era (pp.
    65-88). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter. 
  • Hung, S. L., Fung, K. K., Ho, S. K. S., & Feng, J. (2021). Gender and social capital: The case of a deprived urban community in Hong Kong, In A. Bailey & R. K. S. Mak
    (Eds.). Asia and China in the Global Era (pp. 103-134). Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter.
  • Hung, S. L., Fung, K. K., & Lau, S. M. (2020). Intersectionality and Gender: A case
    of community practice with low-income migrant women in Hong Kong. Community
    Development Journal 55(1), 102-120.

     

  • Fung, K. K., Hung, S. L., Lau, S. M., Chan, Y. C., & Wong, K. L. (2021). Populism and community organizing in Hong Kong: Dilemmas and challenges for community development practice. In Kenny, S., Ife, J., & Westoby, P. (Eds), Community Development, Populism and Democratic Culture (pp.207-226). Policy Press.
  • Hung, S. L., & Fung, K. K. (2020). Social Constructionist View of Adolescence. In S. Hupp and J. D. Jewell. (Eds.). The Encyclopaedia of Child and Adolescent Development. NY: John, Wiley & Son.
  • Fung, K. K., Hung, S. L., & Chan, Y. C. (2019). Resilience of Community Work: Macro social research and new models of Community Work. Community Development Resource Book 2019. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Council of Social Services.
  • Hung, S. L., Fung, K. K., & Lau, S. M. (2018). Grandparenting in Chinese skipped-generation families: Cultural specificity of meanings and coping. Journal of Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/13229400.2018.1526703

     

  • Fung, K. K., Hung, S. L., & Lau, S. M. (2018). An evaluation study of an intervention model for consciousness raising and community participation with low-income women. Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, 52(1/2), 33-48.