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CHU POK (朱博)
    MAIA Associate Programme Director and Assistant Professor
BSocSc (Lingnan); MA (Nottingham); PhD (Auckland)
  Office: Rm. 311, Dorothy Y L Wong Building
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
  TEL: (852) 2616 7214
  FAX: (852) 2465 1429
    e-Mail: pchu@Ln.edu.hk
 
Marcus Pok Chu obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Auckland. His current teaching duties include (1) Introduction to Political Science, (2) Greater China: Identity and Interdependence, (3) Government and Politics of Contemporary China, (4) China in World Politics, (5) Asia Pacific and the World, and (6) The Value of Sport. His areas of research interest center on politics of sport and politics and international relations of China.


Selected Publications | Top

Academic Monographs

Marcus P. Chu, Politics of Mega-Events in China's Hong Kong and Macao (New York: Palgrave, 2019).

Edited Books

  1. Brian Bridges and Marcus P. Chu (Eds.), The Sports Development of Hong Kong and Macau: New Challenges after the Handovers (Abingdon & New York: Routledge, 2018).
  2. J. A. Mangan; Marcus P. Chu and Jinxia Dong (Eds.), The Asian Games: Modern Metaphor for ‘The Middle Kingdom’ Reborn – Political Statement, Cultural Assertion, Social Symbol (Abingdon & New York: Routledge, 2014).

Articles in Refereed Journals

  1. Marcus P. Chu, "China's Decisiveness in the Olympic Bids: Leveraging Sporting Mega-Events to Improve Beijing's Odds of Success," The International Journal of the History of Sport, accepted.
  2. Marcus P. Chu, "China in Taiwanese Cities' Sporting Mega-Event Bids: Fatal Obstructer, Neutral Bystander and Enthusiastic Supporter," Sport in Society 20:11 (2017), pp. 1667-1683.
  3. Marcus P. Chu, "Extravagance and Its Decline: China's Triple East Asian Games since the 2000s," Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science 6:1 (2017), pp. 19-33.
  4. Marcus P. Chu, "Post-Handover Hong Kong's International Sporting Bids: A Loss-More-Win-Less Journey," The International Journal of the History of Sport 33:11 (2016), pp.1193-1208.
  5. Marcus P. Chu, "From Integration with China to Engagement with the World: Mega-Sports Events at Post-Handover Macau," The International Journal of the History of Sport 33:11 (2016), pp. 1254-1267.
  6. Marcus P. Chu, "International Mega-sports Events at Nanjing: China's Frugal Games," Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science, 5:3 (2016), pp. 202-214.
  7. Marcus P. Chu, "Provincial Governments and China's International Mega-Sports Events: A Case Study of Guangdong," Sport in Society 19:10 (2016), pp. 1622-1634.
  8. Marcus P. Chu, "Chinese Cities Bid for the Winter Olympics: From Harbin’s Failure to Beijing and Zhangjiakou's Success," Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science 5:2 (2016), pp. 120-131.
  9. Marcus P. Chu, "Beyond Status and Prestige: Chinese Cities Bids for the Summer World University Games," Sports in Society 18:6 (2015), pp. 704-716.
  10. Marcus P. Chu, "Xi Jinping at Sochi: Leveraging the 2014 Winter Olympics for the China Dream," Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science 5:2 (2015), pp: 124-133. 
  11. Marcus P. Chu, "Shenzhen’s Bid for the 2011 Summer Universiade and Its Implications for Taiwan in the International Sports Community," Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science 3:1 (2014), pp. 20-31.
  12. Marcus P. Chu, "London 2012: 'A Chinese Charm Offensive – A Reputation Rebuilt and An Impression Changed?" The International Journal of the History of Sport 30:15 (2013), pp. 1747-1757.
  13. Marcus P. Chu, "Reluctant Appealer: China's Responses to Controversial Judgements at London 2012," The International Journal of the History of Sport 30:15 (2013), pp. 1735-1747.
  14. Marcus P. Chu, "Strict Compliance!: Chinese Conformity - the Guangzhou Bid for the Asian Games," The International Journal of the History of Sport 30:10 (2013), pp. 1059-1070.
  15. Marcus P. Chu, "The Pursuit of Regional Geopolitical Aspirations: China's Bids for the Asian Games and the Asian Winter Games since the 1980s,"” The International Journal of the History of Sport 30:10 (2013), pp. 1048-1058.

Teaching Subjects | Top

 
  Academic Year:  2019-2020:
 
1st Term:
  CLE9017 The Value of Sport
      POL2101 Introduction to Political Science
 
2nd Term:
  CLE9004 Greater China: Identity and Interdependence
      POL4309 Current Issues in International Politics