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Dr Chu Yiu Kong

Honorary Assistant Professor

ykchu@hku.hk
+852 3917 1075

9.11, 9/F., The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus


Biography

YK Chu received his PhD in Police Studies from the University of Exeter in the UK in 1997. He earned his second PhD in Religious Studies from the Sun Yat-sen University in China in 2016. He is currently an Honorary Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology of the University of Hong Kong.

His research interests include police studies, organized crime and Chinese religions. He is one of the founding members of the Asian Association of Police Studies and the Hong Kong Juvenile Delinquency Research Society.

Courses taught

Education

PhD in Religious Studies
Sun Yat-sen University (China)

PhD in Police Studies
University of Exeter (UK)

MPhil in Sociology
Chinese University of Hong Kong

MA in Sociology
University of Aberdeen (UK)

Research interests

Police studies
Organized crime
Chinese religions

Selected publications

Books:

Ho, L.K.K., Chu, Y.K. and Ho, H.M.S. (2016) Without Fear or Favour: Illustrated History of the Hong Kong Police. Hong Kong: The Commercial Press (in English)

Ho, L.K.K., Chu, Y.K. and Ho, H.M.S. (2014) Without Fear or Favour: Illustrated History of the Hong Kong Police. Hong Kong: The Commercial Press (in Chinese)

Chan, Y.O.T., Ho, L.K.K. and Chu, Y.K. (2014) The Police Quarters on Hollywood Road: Those People, Things and Affection. Hong Kong: The Commercial Press (in Chinese)

Ho, L.K.K. and Chu, Y.K. (2012) Policing Hong Kong 1842-1969: Insiders’ Stories. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.

Ho, L.K.K. and Chu, Y.K. (2011) Hong Kong Police Officers: Historical Witness and Law Enforcement. Hong Kong: Joint Publishing. (in Chinese)

Chu, Y.K. (2000) The Triads As Business. London and New York: Routledge.

Journal articles:

Chu, Y.K. (2008) Hong Kong Gangs. Journal of Current Issues in Crime, Law and Law Enforcement, 1 (3): 289-297.

Chu, Y.K. (2007) Youth Violence in Tin Shui Wai in Hong Kong. Journal of Youth Studies, 10 (1): 14-28. (In Chinese)

Chu, Y.K. (2005) Hong Kong Triads After 1997. Trends in Organized Crime, 8(3): 5-12.

Chu, Y.K. (2005) An Analysis of Youth Gangs in Tin Shui Wai. Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences, 29: 1-28. (In Chinese)

Book chapters:

Chu, Y.K. (2011) Hong Kong Triads. In Smith, C.J., Zhang, S.X. and Barberet, R. (eds.) Routledge Handbook of International Criminology. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 226-236.

Tsang S.K.M. and Chu, Y.K. (2010) Social Cohesive Efforts to Meet Youth Development Needs in Tin Shui Wai in Hong Kong. In Mok, K.H. and Ku, Y.W. (eds.) Social Cohesion in Greater China: Challenges for Social Policy and Governance. Singapore: World Scientific, pp. 43-68.

Chu, Y.K. (2002) Global Triads: Myth or Reality? In Berdal, M.R. and Serrano, M. (2002) Transnational Organized Crime and International Security: Business As Usual. Boulder Colo.: Lynne Rienner.

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