Dr. GAO, Chong 高 崇 博士

Associate Professor



Office: Room LG522, Main Building, Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
6, Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill, North Point, Hong Kong.
Phone: 2806-5101
Email:  cgao@hksyu.edu

Academic and Professional Qualification

Ph.D.            University of Hong Kong
M. Phil.        National Sun Yat-sen University, China
B.History     National Sun Yat-sen University, China

Specialism and Research Interests

Economic Sociology
Old-time Brand Business
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Economic Reform and Social Transformation in South China


SOC 103 Introduction to Anthropology
SOC 260 Food and Society
SOC 309 Community Economy
SOC 430 Economic Reform and Social Transformation in Contemporary China
Cultural Insights for Business Success


Selected Publications

Chong GAO and Khun Eng KUAH (forthcoming). “Navigating the Landscape of Guangzhou’s Time-honoured Business: From the 19th-Century Flowscape to the Belt and Road Initiative”, in Asian Journal of Social Science.

Chong GAO 2017 “Cheung Chau Bun Festival: Durability of an Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Hong Kong”, in Khun Eng KUAH and Zhaohui Liu (eds.) Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China: The Participation of Local Communities, London and New York: Routledge, pp.30-48.

Chong GAO and Khun Eng KUAH-PEARCE 2015 “The Garment Industry in South China: Practising Relational Work”, in China Perspectives, Vol.2015, No.3, pp.25-32. (French version, “La pratique du travail relationnel dans la filière du prêt-à-porter en Chine du Sud”, Perspectives Chinoises, N°2015/3, pp.27-35.)

Chong GAO 2014 “The Capitalisation of Guanxi and Chinese Entrepreneurship: An Ethnographic Study of Petty Entrepreneurs in Guangzhou, China”, in International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Vol. 23, Nos. 1/2, pp.27 – 43.

Chong GAO 2011 “The Economic Implications of Kinship: Small Entrepreneurs in Guangzhou Garment Industry”, in International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp.91-101.

GAO Chong 2008 “Embeddedness and Virtual Community: Chinese Women and Online Shopping” , in Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce (ed.) Chinese women and the Cyberspace, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp.135-153.

高崇、劉志軍 2010-2019 主編“香港樹仁大學經濟社會學文叢”(累計十本)。

高崇 2020 "老字號文化內涵的深描:以廣州老字號企業為例",載《杭州師範大學學報(社會科學版)》2020年第3期,頁112-119。

高崇 2016 “經濟社會學的演變及其與中國研究的關聯”,載《廣西民族大學學報(哲學社會科學版)》, 第38卷第1期,頁2-11。

高崇 2016 “老字號的類型學分析——以廣州市老字號為例”,載《青海民族研究》,第4期, 頁44-46。

高崇 2016 “老字號的空間嵌入性——香港甄誠記糖果公司的個案研究”,載《北方民族大學學報(哲學社會科學版)》, 第4期, 頁21-25。

高崇 2013 “文化與經濟研究綜述”,載《廣西民族大學學報(哲學社會科學版)》,第35卷第5期,頁2-8。

高崇 2012 “從文化角度探討旅遊研究的三個維度”,載《旅遊學刊》, 第27卷第12期,頁16-17。

高崇 2011 “老字號企業的現代化路徑和策略:以香港利豐公司為例”, 載張繼焦、黃忠彩主編 《中國“老字號”企業發展報告No.1 (2011)》 北京:社會科學文獻出版社,页253-260。

Research Projects

“Re-imagining Old-time Brand Business in Present-day Guangzhou, China: A Relational Work Perspective” (UGC/FDS15/H07/17, 24 months, further extension to 31 December 2020), HK$ 455,500, funded by Faculty Development Scheme of Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-financing Degree Sector 2017/18, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR.

Community Service

Part-time Supervisor of MPhil Students in School of Ethnology and Sociology, Guangxi University for Nationalities.

Adjunct Researcher in Center for Migration and Ethnic Studies, National Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.

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