Message from the Head of Department

(Prof. Yuet-wah Cheung)

Sociology is an interesting discipline that examines how the structures and processes of groups, organizations and societies influence the values and behviours of individuals and their social interaction. It investigates a range of social institutions, including the family, school, workplace, religion, government, and economy, using sociological concepts and theories to analyze social phenomena pertaining to social institutions and social life in the context of social change. Findings of sociological research oftentimes have social impact and policy implications.

How is sociology taught and learned in our Department? What is the uniqueness of our Department among sociology departments in other universities in Hong Kong? How will our curriculum benefit students in not only providing academic training, but also enhancing their employability in the workplace? We welcome you to browse our website for more details.  (Read more)

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Course Guidelines for 2021-22 are now uploaded on the department website. Students from different cohorts (Year 1 to Year 4, and Year 2 Entry) can download their respective Guidelines for the coming academic year.

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Dr. Veronica Mak recently published a book “Milk Craze: Body, Science, and Hope in China”, which examines and compares developments in the dairy industry and dairy consumption in diet, cross-nationally and globally, in China, and more specifically in two localities, Shunde and Hong Kong.

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陳蒨教授主講逾三百人參加、主題為「食物、記憶與身份認同——香港的盆菜」之講座。是次教師培訓活動由教育局課程發展處主辦,長春社文化古蹟資源中心合辦。

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