Dr.CHENG Chung Tai 鄭松泰博士

Title: 
Teaching Fellow
Qualifications: 

PhD (Peking) 
BA (PolyU) 

Email: 
sscct@polyu.edu.hk
Phone: 
3400 3681
Office: 
HJ420
Teaching: 

Hong Kong Society
Contemporary Chinese Society and Popular Culture
Introduction to Sociology
Social Research Method
Streetlife and Popular Culture in Contemporary China
Cyber Culture in Contemporary China

Selected Publications: 

Cheng, Chung-tai (In Press). “The Flow of Information as Empowerment and the Changing Social Networking Landscape in Rural China.” Library Trends 62(1), Summer 2013.

Shek, D. T. L., Sun, R. C. F., Tsien-Wong, T. B. K., Cheng, C. T. and Yan, H. R. (2013). “Objective Outcome Evaluation of a Leadership and Interpersonal Development Subject for University Students.” International Journal on Disability and Human Development (2013) vol. 12, issue 2, pp. 221-227.
 
Cheng, Chung-tai (2013). “Chinese Migrant Workers and the Internet.” In Karen Christensen, Ashley Esarey and Randy Kluver (eds.), The Internet in China: An Encyclopedic Handbook of Online Business, Information Distribution, and Social Connectivity. Great Barrington: Berkshire Publishing Group.
 
Wen, Ying-na and Cheng, Chung-tai (2012). “Resource Platform, Capacity Building and Social Networking: A Case Study of NPI Initiative.” China Journal of Social Work (2012) vol. 5, issue 2, pp. 139-147.
 
Wang, Jing and Cheng, Chung-tai (2012). “The History of the Mobile Phone in China.” In Chu Wai-chi, Fortunati Leopoldina, Law Pui-lam and Yang Shanhua (eds.), Mobile Communication the Greater China. London: Routledge.
 
Cheng, Chung-tai (2012). “The Principled Machine: A Socio-political Inquiry of Mobile Voting in Chinese Society.” In Law Pui-lam (ed.), New Connectivities in China: Virtual, Actual, and Local Interactions. The Netherlands: Springer.
 
Cheng, Chung-tai (2012). “Dot the ‘I’s’ and Cross the ‘T’s’: A Sociological Interpretation of Chinese Cyberspace and Grace Wang Qianyuan Incident.” In Law Pui-lam (ed.), New Connectivities in China: Virtual, Actual, and Local Interactions. The Netherlands: Springer.
 
Cheng, Chung-tai (2011). “Floating Workers and Mobile QQ: The Struggle in the Search for Root.” In Leopoldina Fortunati, Raul Pertierra and Jane Vincent (eds.), Migrations, Diaspora, and Information Technology in Global Societies. London: Routledge.
 
Cheng, Chung-tai (2011). “Imagined Performativity: The Great Virtue of Cyberspace in Chinese Workers’ Social Life.” In Larissa Hjorth, Hajo Greif, Amparo Lasen, and Claire Lobet-Maris (eds.), Cultures of Participation. Berlin: Peter Lang.
 
Chu, Wai-chi and Cheng, Chung-tai (2011). “Cultural Convulsions: Examining the Chineseness of Cyber China.” In David Herold and Peter W. Marolt (eds.), On-line Society in China. London: Routledge.
 
Cheng, C. T. (2010). “Young Rural Workers’ Living Ecologies and Self-identification from the Perspective of ‘Information-led’ (In Chinese: “信息主導”背景下農民工的生存狀態和身份認同).” Sociological Research (社會學研究) (2010) 2: 106-124.
 
Cheng, C. T. (2009). “New Media and Event: A Case Study on the Power of the Internet.” Knowledge, Technology and Policy (2009) 22: 145-153.
 
Cheng, Chung-tai (2008). “Government-led Strategies of Socio-economic Development: The Taiwan’s Experience after World War II (In Chinese: 政府主導下的社會經濟發展戰略-以二戰後台灣經濟及社會發展為例).” In Xie Lizhong (ed.), Economic Growth and Social Development: A Comparative Study(經濟增長與社會發展︰比較研究及其啟示). Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press (China).
 
Cheng, Chung-tai (2008). “Government Intervention behind Positive Non-interventionism: The Hong Kong’s Experience after World War II (In Chinese: 積極不干預政策背後的政府作用-以二戰後香港經濟及社會發展為例).” In Xie Lizhong (ed.), Economic Growth and Social Development: A Comparative Study(經濟增長與社會發展︰比較研究及其啟示). Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press (China).