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Lingnan Scholars’ International and Comparative Research on Employment, Youth Transition and Well-Being

06 Apr 2022

Lingnan Scholars’ International and Comparative Research on Employment, Youth Transition and Well-Being

 

In the last decade, many governments in East and Southeast Asia have increased study spaces and enrolments in their higher education systems, so as to speed up the transition to a knowledge-based economy and innovation-centric entrepreneurialism.

 

These endeavours, however, have exacerbated problems of graduate unemployment and underemployment, as the rapid expansion in talent supply did not really meet market demands. They also triggered fierce debates on social and economic development and public policy related research.

 

Following its “Impact with Care” research philosophy, Lingnan University has formed a research team to conduct comparative and international research on the massification and privatisation of higher education, the changing social production of labour, youth transition from education to work, and related youth well-being and public policy implications.

 

To address these regional and global issues, the team has established strong research partnerships with centres at the University of Oxford and the Institute of Education, University College London in the UK, and the Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Turku, Finland, as well as research groups based in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger in Norway, the Graduate School of Education, Peking University, China, and the College of Education, Chengchi University in Taiwan. 

 

Thanks to these partnerships, Lingnan scholars have published their findings in respected journals, including Critical SociologyJournal of Education and Work, Higher Education Quarterly and Higher Education Policy, and also co-hosted international symposia and conferences offering academia, practitioners, and postgraduate students platforms to exchange ideas.

 

Research publications on Employment

 

Year 2022

 

Publication Researcher(s) / Unit(s)
How LMX and marketing capabilities guide and motivate customer-facing employees’ learning

Prof Hiu Kan Ada WONG 
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies 
Prof Paul WHITLA
Associate Professor of Teaching, Department of Marketing and International Business

Investigating Self-Perceived Employability, Ambition, and University Commitment of Students in HRD Programs

Dr Yidan Daisy ZHU
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies

 

Year 2021

 

Publication Researcher(s) / Unit(s)

大灣區港資製造業的現存困難與針對 : 新時期發展需要的對策建議

Dr Man Kong CHOW 
Associate Director, China Economic Research Programme
Ms Minhui LIU
Research Officer, Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Institute
Mr Wing Lok HUNG
Assistant Research Development and Project Management Manager II, China Economic Research Programme

Hong Kong and GBA: Psychological Distance among Hong Kong Working Adults

Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prof Yuefeng Alex ZHU
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Genghua HUANG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies

Personal income, local communities and happiness in a rich global city: evidence from Hong Kong Prof Stefan KÜHNER 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy 
Prof Ka Wai Maggie LAU
Research Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Jin JIANG
Prof Zhuoyi Vincent WEN
The making of the new Chinese working class Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Mobilizing Truck Drivers in China: New Migrant Struggle and the Emergence of Infrastructural Capitalism Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Job satisfaction among healthcare workers in Ghana and Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic: Role of perceived preparedness, stress, and burnout Mr Pascal AGBADI
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
A city of exceptional risks? A critical policy analysis of Hong Kong unemployment insurance Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Promoting effectiveness of “working from home”: findings from Hong Kong working population under COVID-19 Prof Hiu Kan Ada WONG 
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies 
Ms Oi Wun Joyce CHEUNG

 

Year 2020

 

Publication Researcher(s) / Unit(s)

Dying for an iPhone : Apple, Foxconn, and the lives of China's workers

Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies

Transgressing North–South divide : Foxconn Production Regimes in China and the Czech Republic

Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies

One firm, two countries, one workplace model? The case of Foxconn’s internationalisation Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
The new Chinese working class in struggle Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Conceptualising socio-economic formations of labour and workers’ power in global production networks Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Beyond the Limits of the Productivist Regime : Capturing Three Decades of East Asian Welfare Development with Fuzzy Sets Prof Stefan KÜHNER 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy 
The Politics of MPF Reform : Lessons from Public Attitudes in Hong Kong Prof Stefan KÜHNER 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy 

 

 

Research publications on Youth Transition and Well-Being

 

Year 2022

 

Publication Researcher(s) / Unit(s)

How Socioeconomic Status and Family Social Capital Matter for the Subjective Well-Being of Young People: Implications for the Child and Family Welfare Policy in Ghana

Ms Evelyn Aboagye ADDAE
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Prof Stefan KÜHNER
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Credential Inflation and Decredentialization: Re-examining the Mechanism of the Devaluation of Degrees

Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Reconceptualising Youth Poverty through the Lens of Precarious Employment during the Pandemic : The Case of Creative Industry Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Ms Peier CHEN
PhD Student, Department of Cultural Studies
Self-reported sexually transmitted infections among adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa Mr Francis ARTHUR-HOLMES
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Determinants of life satisfaction among Ghanaians aged 15 to 49 years: A further analysis of the 2017/2018 Multiple Cluster Indicator Survey Mr Pascal AGBADI
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Teaching and Learning in Hong Kong Higher Education Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate
Higher education reform in China: A comprehensive review of policymaking, implementation, and outcomes since 1978 Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Higher Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Comparative Perspectives : Reengineering China Through the Greater Bay Economy and Development Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Unpacking the complexities of child well‐being in Southeast Asia: Insights for social policy Mr Hamzah Nor BIN AEDY RAHMAN 
PhD Student, School of Graduate Studies
Mr Tauchid Komara YUDA
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Seeking pleasure or growth? The mediating role of happiness motives in the longitudinal relationship between social mobility beliefs and well-being in college students Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology
Adolescents’ filial piety attitudes in relation to their perceived parenting styles: An urban–rural comparative longitudinal study in China Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology
The COVID-19 Pandemic and International Higher Education in East Asia Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President

 

Year 2021

 

Publication Researcher(s) / Unit(s)

COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption on university teaching and learning and competence cultivation: Student evaluation of online learning experiences in Hong Kong

Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Mr Hamzah Nor BIN AEDY RAHMAN
PhD student, School of Graduate Studies

A Multi-Country Analysis of Prevalence of Anxiety-Induced Sleep Disturbance and Its Associated Factors among In-School Adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa Using the Global School-Based Health Survey

Mr Francis ARTHUR-HOLMES
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Predictors of Anxiety-Induced Sleep Disturbance among in-School Adolescents in Ghana: Evidence from the 2012 Global School-Based Health Survey Mr Francis ARTHUR-HOLMES
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Migrating to GBA cities in mainland China: Assessing a model of psychological distance among Hong Kong working adults Prof Yuefeng Alex ZHU
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prof Genghua HUANG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
The Mediating Role of Social Capital in the Relationship Between Hong Kong Children’s Socioeconomic Status and Subjective Well-Being Prof Stefan KÜHNER 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy 
Prof Ka Wai Maggie LAU
Research Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Ms Evelyn Aboagye ADDAE
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Labour market experience, educational attainment and self-reported happiness: crowding-out amongst young people in Hong Kong Prof Stefan KÜHNER 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy 
Prof Jin JIANG
Prof Zhuoyi Vincent WEN
Prof Ka Wai Maggie LAU

Research Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on International Higher Education and Student Mobility: Student Perspectives from Mainland China and Hong Kong Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Ms Guoguo Rainie KE
Administrative Officer, School of Graduate Studies
Ms Oi Wun Joyce CHEUNG
Knowledge, power and geopolitics of transnational higher education Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Early age at first childbirth and skilled birth attendance during delivery among young women in sub-Saharan Africa Mr Francis ARTHUR-HOLMES
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
A critical review of the history, achievements and impacts of China's quest for world-class university status Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Dr Yuyang KANG
Research Fellow, School of Graduate Studies and Institute of Policy Studies
Remaking international higher education for an unequal world Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Dr Youliang ZHANG
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Comparing Student Performance and Satisfaction Between Face-to-Face and Online Education of a Science Course in a Liberal Arts University : A Quasi-Experiment With Course Delivery Mode Fully Manipulated Dr Hongyan GENG
Lecturer, Science Unit
Prof Mark Alan McGINLEY
Head and Professor of Teaching, Science Unit
Relationship between mothers’/caregivers’ reported learning difficulty and internalizing symptoms (anxiety and depression) of children aged 5–17 years in Ghana Mr Francis ARTHUR-HOLMES
PhD student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Mr Pascal AGBADI
PhD student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Students’ Perceived Attributes and Benefits of a Leadership Course: Subjective Outcome Evaluation Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology
Spatial Mismatch, Different Labor Markets and Precarious Employment: The Case of Hong Kong Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Association Between The Search For Meaning In Life And Well-Being In Chinese Adolescents Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology
Serving children and adolescents in need during the COVID-19 pandemic : Evaluation of service-learning subjects with and without face-to-face interaction Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology
Meaning-in-life profiles among Chinese late adolescents : Associations with readiness for political participation Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology
Dietary Diversity and Undernutrition in Children Aged 6–23 Months in Sub-Saharan Africa Mr Francis ARTHUR-HOLMES
PhD student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Online Learning during the Pandemic : Hong Kong College Students’ Experiences Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies

香港高校學術研究世界領先 : 為國家發展貢獻科研力量

Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Special Issue : Remaking Higher Education for the Post-COVID-19 Era : Critical Reflections on Marketization, Internationalization and Graduate Employment Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prof Catherine MONTGOMERY
Professor, School of Education, University of Durham
How can l feel safe at home? Adolescents' experiences of family violence in Ghana Ms Evelyn Aboagye ADDAE 
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Prof Lynn TANG
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
COVID-19 crisis and challenges for graduate employment in graduate employment in Taiwan, Mainland China and East Asia: a critical review of skills preparing students for uncertain futures Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
The effects of digital media upon labor knowledge and attitudes: a study of Chinese labor subjectivity in a vocational training school Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Does Education Make People Happy? Spotlighting the Overlooked Societal Condition Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Graduates’ career success predicted by mathematical and affective abilities, effective higher-education learning and economic contexts: a bioecological positivity to success model Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Managing neo-liberalism with Chinese characteristics : The rise of education markets and Higher education governance in China Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prevalence and Factors Associated with Interpersonal Violence among In-School Adolescents in Ghana: Analysis of the Global School-Based Health Survey Data Mr Francis ARTHUR-HOLMES
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Turning left: student-worker alliance in labour struggles in China Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies
Digital Health Literacy and Health-Related Well-Being Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Socioeconomic Status Among University Students in Hong Kong and Macao Prof Padmore Adusei AMOAH
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Assessing the connection between overeducation and migration intention in Hong Kong’s young working adults Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prof Yuefeng Alex ZHU
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Who in the world is trying to change their personality traits? Volitional personality change among college students in six continents Wai Lan Victoria YEUNG
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Psychology
Massification, diversification and internationalisation of higher education in China: Critical reflections of developments in the last two decades Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
高等教育論 : 戦後日本における高等教育拡大の軌跡と今後の展望 Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Expansion of Higher Education in China for Two Decades : Critical Reflections from Comparative Perspectives Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Is entrepreneurship a remedy for Chinese university graduates’ unemployment under the massification of higher education?  A case study of young entrepreneurs in Shenzhen Dr Yuyang KANG
Research Fellow, School of Graduate Studies and Institute of Policy Studies
Prof Weiyan XIONG
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Lessons on improving online teaching from a survey of students in Hong Kong Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Education market with the Chinese characteristics: The rise of minban and transnational higher education in China Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
China's move to mass higher education since 1998: Analysis of higher education expansion policies Prof Jin JIANG
Ms Guoguo Rainie KE

Administrative Officer, School of Graduate Studies
The Impact of COVID-19 on Education, Work and Governance in China and East Asia Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Pathways of Electoral Clientelism in University Student Elections in Ghana: An Exploratory Study Mr Kwaku ABREFA BUSIA 
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Mr Francis ARTHUR-HOLMES
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Letter to the Editor: COVID‐19 pandemic and adolescent health and well‐being in sub‐Saharan Africa: Who cares? Ms Evelyn Aboagye ADDAE
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Psychological transformation of youth after engaging in non-radical and radical political activities Prof Yuefeng Alex ZHU
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Financial Literacy Types and Financial Behaviors Among Adolescents: Role of Financial Education Prof Yuefeng Alex ZHU
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies

 

Year 2020

 

Publication Researcher(s) / Unit(s)
Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on International Higher Education and Student Mobility: Student Perspectives from Mainland China and Hong Kong Prof Weiyan XIONG
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Ms Guoguo Rainie KE 
Administrative Officer, School of Graduate Studies
Ms Oi Wun Joyce CHEUNG
Hong Kong University students’ online learning experiences under the COVID-19 pandemic Prof Weiyan XIONG
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Jin JIANG
Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 

Vice-President, Office of the President
Perceptions of Neglect and Well-Being among Independent Child Migrants in Ghana Prof Padmore Adusei AMOAH
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Tertiary Education and Innovation in the Greater Bay Area

Dr Man Kong CHOW
Associate Director, China Economic Research Programme
Mr Jingbo HUA

Mr Wing Lok HUNG
Assistant Research Development and Project Management Manager II, China Economic Research Programme

Materialism in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong: Profiles and and social-demographic correlates

Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology

Promotion of service leadership qualities in Chinese university students: Objective outcome evaluation based on six waves of data

Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology

Positive Youth Development

Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology

Nurturing Holistic Development in University Students Through Leadership Courses: The Hong Kong Experience

Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology

Perceptions of Adolescents, Teachers and Parents of Life Skills Education and Life Skills in High School Students in Hong Kong

Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology

The relationship between positive youth development and depressive symptoms among chinese early adolescents: A three-year cross-lagged analysis

Prof Li Jocelyn LIN
Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies and Department of Applied Psychology

Having less but giving more : work experience and prosocial behavior of Chinese working-class youth

Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies

Gender ideologies of youth in post-socialist China : their gender-role attitudes, antecedents, and socio-psychological impacts

Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies

‘Emotional authoritarianism’ : state, education and the mobile working-class subjects

Prof Ngai PUN 
Head and Chair Professor of Cultural Studies, Department of Cultural Studies

挑戰全球化 : COVID-19大流行和教育國際化

Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President

Shining a Spotlight on Tribal Colleges and Universities in the US

Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies

Hong Kong in brief : children's subjective well-being

Prof Stefan KÜHNER 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy 
Prof Ka Wai Maggie LAU
Research Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies

Towards corporatized collaborative governance: the multiple networks model and entrepreneurial universities in Hong Kong

Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Prof Jin JIANG

グローバル化時代の教育政策・実践 : win-winとなるデザインを

Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

9月入学導入に対する教育保育における社会的影響に関する報告書

Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

9 月入学の「隠れたコスト」: 新卒者 の「放棄所得」と国の「逸失税収」

Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

効果的な人材育成内容 : 方法を設計するための3つのステップ

Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Educational Expansion, Skills Diffusion, and the Economic Value of Credentials and Skills

Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Socioeconomic and demographic determinants of familial social capital inequalities: a cross-sectional study of young people in sub-Saharan African context

Ms Evelyn Aboagye ADDAE
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Contesting Globalisation and Implications for Higher Education in the Asia–Pacific Region: Challenges and Prospects

Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President

Critical Reflections on Mainland China and Taiwan Overseas Returnees’ Job Searches and Career Development Experiences in the Rising Trend of Anti-globalisation

Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President

Special Issue: Promoting global cities status: talent attraction and retention in Asia

Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President

Children's Worlds National Report: China - Hong Kong (SAR)

Prof Ka Wai Maggie LAU
Research Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Stefan KÜHNER 
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Sustainability Practices of Higher Education Institutions in Hong Kong : A Case Study of a Sustainable Campus Consortium

Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President

Government innovation policy and higher education: the case of Shenzhen, China

Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies
Dr Yuyang KANG
Research Fellow, School of Graduate Studies and Institute of Policy Studies

Revisiting the innovation systems of cross-border cities: the role of higher education institution and cross-boundary cooperation in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

Dr Yuyang KANG
Research Fellow, School of Graduate Studies and Institute of Policy Studies
Prof Jin JIANG
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies

Riding over the National and Global Disequilibria: International Learning and Academic Career Development of Chinese Ph.D. Returnees

Prof Jin JIANG
Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 

Vice-President, Office of the President

遺伝か環境か?ゲノム科学と社会科学の融合 (Sociogenomics) が教育界にもたらすイノベーション

Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

オンライン教育の課題と展望 : 格差のない新たな学びのモデル構築へ Prof Satoshi ARAKI
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Higher Education Financing Trends in Africa

Prof Weiyan XIONG 
Research Assistant Professor, School of Graduate Studies

The mediating role of social capital in the relationship between socioeconomic status and adolescent wellbeing: evidence from Ghana Ms Evelyn Aboagye ADDAE
PhD Student, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
The quest for global talent for changing economic needs: a study of student mobility and job prospects for returnees in China

Prof Ka Ho Joshua MOK 
Vice-President, Office of the President
Dr Xiao HAN