Prostitution in hong kong is itself legal, but organised prostitution is illegal, as there are laws against keeping a vice establishment, causing or procuring another to be a prostitute, living on the prostitution of others, or public solicitation. Research objective 2: analyze the position of hong kong's government on subdivided housing: using extensive archival research, we were able to gain an understanding of the government's current position on the issue of subdivided housing. A mainland chinese tourist poses for a picture 25 million mainland chinese visit hong kong every year, making them a vital component of hong kong's economy, but at the same time are causing significant social tensions. The master of social sciences in global and hong kong studies is the first master programme that adopts multi-dimensional and multidisciplinary perspectives on studying and understanding hong kong it combines the core elements of both global studies with that of hong kong studies.
[articles home] due to the large response i have had to the few articles i have published on my site relating to problems and problem solving i have decided to publish an overview of a series of lectures i have given on this topic. Kong culture does exist, the study of hong kong has gone through a tremendous change the change is reflected in the proliferation of interest by disciplines from history to cultural studies, as well as in the. Understand our phobias surgical face masks are worn with great commitment by anyone with even a slight cough our collective hypochondria comes from the days when hong kong was a cramped, dirty cesspit of tuberculosis, diphtheria, and flu pandemics.
Offhand social problems i can think of: lack of play/free time by hong kong children china daily article neet - hong kong media call them hidden youth scmp article kind of similar to the above, hidden elderly scmp article discrimination for minorities in hong kong in education, housing or employment. Hong kong studies is an interdisciplinary programme aimed at giving students a broad-based education on hong kong—its society, culture, creative industries, economy, politics, history and environment. In fact, hong kong has one of the highest gini coefficients for the developed world, which is a measure of economic inequality, and used as a predictor of social upheaval as is the case with other occupy movements around the world, and with general critiques of neoliberal, global capitalism , livelihood of the masses and equality are at stake. While hong kong is stretching its resources to cope with the rapidly aging population, it is facing what many politicians, educators and social scientists say is a more immediate problem arising.
Housing problems accompanying urbanization (hong kong's lesson) shih wing ching centaline property agency limited hksar background housing is always a problem in an urban city as people move in from rural areas, seeking better. The cult of face o f all the idiosyncrasies of chinese culture, the concept of face is perhaps most difficult for westerns to fully grasp and because saving face is such a strong motivating force in china, it's also one of the most important concepts in understanding the chinese mind. The understanding social problems inhk department at the university of hong kong on academiaedu. Critical thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally about what to do or what to believe it includes the ability to engage in reflective and independent thinking.
The university of hong kong hku space community college associate degree programmes 2016-17 course document course title: understanding social problems in hong kong. The university of hong kong hku space community college associate degree programmes 2017-18 course document course title: understanding social problems in hong kong. A understand issues and social theories related to the poverty in hong kong, and demonstrate ability in investigating the root causes and the effectiveness of the. The population of hong kong is formed by cantonese, shanghainese, british, indians and jews mainly cantonese is the majority and cantonese culture is the mainstream there thus, many chinese concepts like 'family solidarity', 'family glory', 'saving face' and 'modesty' carry significant weight in hong kong's culture.
Abramovitz(2005) the largely untold story of welfare reform and the human services the chinese university of hong kong social problems, social welfare and social work. Linking healthcare and social service databases to study the epidemiology of child maltreatment and associated health problems: hong kong's experience. Poverty in hong kong: challenges and opportunities professor paul yip is the associate dean of faculty of social sciences, and the chair professor in population health at the university's department of social work and social administration, and centre for suicide research and prevention, the university of hong kong.
About hku sociology we are a leading sociology department in asia, and consistently rank number 1 in hong kong our inspiring programmes and courses equip students with skills for understanding complex social situations and problems. Hong kong is a city that periodically takes refuge under umbrellas against seasonal typhoons that threaten the city the turmoil is another storm hong kong is trying to weather, he said. Studies from prc, hong kong, taiwan and singapore, it questions whether the logic of chinese confucian collectivism, prevailing in traditional chinese family, still applies in today's work organization.