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  • Dr. Cheng Shing Vincent 鄭誠博士

    BA HKU, MPhil HKU, PhD HKU
    Tel: 27685739

    Biography

    Dr. Vincent Cheng received his PhD in Sociology and Criminology from the University of Hong Kong. He has taught in a number of universities in Hong Kong including the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Community College of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University before working in the School of Arts and Social Sciences in the Open University of Hong Kong as an assistant professor. He is interested in crime and punishment in China in general and his current research is about Chinese drug detainees’ experiences of arrest, imprisonment, and post-release life.

    Teaching Areas & Research Interests

    • Sociology
    • Criminology
    • Penology
    • China Studies

    Academic & Professional Experience

    Research grant

    Principal investigator, Nerd and Snitch: A Case Study of Prison Culture in Chinese Drug Detention Centres, Research and development fund, HKD $99,892, 2017-2019

    Principal investigator, Rituals of reintegration and drug rehabilitation: A case study of a peer education programme in Shanghai, Research and development fund, HKD$97,825, 2016-2018

    Co-investigator, The lived experience of infertility of Chinese Women in Hong Kong, Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust, HKD$95,788, 2015-2017 

    Selected Publications

    Books

    • Cheng, S Vincent. (2019).Hypocrisy: Tales and realities of drug detainees in China (Hong Kong: HKU Press)

    Book Chapters

    • Cheng, S Vincent. (2018). "The initiation ceremonies of incarceration". In Bakken, B. (eds.). Crime and the Chinese Dream, Hong Kong: HKU Press.
    • Cheng, S Vincent. & Ye, X. (2016) The function of peer education from a reintegrative shaming perspective, In 2016 Chinese Anti-Drug Forum – Drug rehabilitation and recovery. Beijing: China National Narcotic Control Committee (In Chinese)
    • Cheng, S. (2010). “Fighting the White Monster: Three Stories from the Chinese Compulsory Detoxification Center”. In Fhlainn, Sorcha Ni (eds.). Our Monstrous (S)kin: Blurring the Boundaries Between Monsters and Humanity, Oxford, United Kingdom: The Inter-Disciplinary Press.

    Journal Articles

    • Mimi MH Tiu, Juliana YF Hong, Vincent S Cheng, Connie YC Kam & Bernadette TY Ng (2018) Lived experience of infertility among Hong Kong Chinese women, International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 13:1, DOI: 10.1080/17482631.2018.1554023

    Selected Professional & Community Services

    • Centre fellow, Centre for Criminology, The University of Hong Kong
    • Academic Assessor, SOC5012 Sociology of Deviance, Centennial College

    Modified Date: Mar 07, 2019
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    Dr. Cheng Shing Vincent 鄭誠博士

    BA HKU, MPhil HKU, PhD HKU

    Assistant Professor
    School of Arts and Social Sciences

    Email: vcheng@ouhk.edu.hk
    Tel: 27685739

    Biography

    Dr. Vincent Cheng received his PhD in Sociology and Criminology from the University of Hong Kong. He has taught in a number of universities in Hong Kong including the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Community College of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University before working in the School of Arts and Social Sciences in the Open University of Hong Kong as an assistant professor. He is interested in crime and punishment in China in general and his current research is about Chinese drug detainees’ experiences of arrest, imprisonment, and post-release life.

    Teaching Areas & Research Interests

    • Sociology
    • Criminology
    • Penology
    • China Studies

    Academic & Professional Experience

    Research grant

    Principal investigator, Nerd and Snitch: A Case Study of Prison Culture in Chinese Drug Detention Centres, Research and development fund, HKD $99,892, 2017-2019

    Principal investigator, Rituals of reintegration and drug rehabilitation: A case study of a peer education programme in Shanghai, Research and development fund, HKD$97,825, 2016-2018

    Co-investigator, The lived experience of infertility of Chinese Women in Hong Kong, Katie Shu Sui Pui Charitable Trust, HKD$95,788, 2015-2017 

    Selected Publications

    Books

    • Cheng, S Vincent. (2019).Hypocrisy: Tales and realities of drug detainees in China (Hong Kong: HKU Press)

    Book Chapters

    • Cheng, S Vincent. (2018). "The initiation ceremonies of incarceration". In Bakken, B. (eds.). Crime and the Chinese Dream, Hong Kong: HKU Press.
    • Cheng, S Vincent. & Ye, X. (2016) The function of peer education from a reintegrative shaming perspective, In 2016 Chinese Anti-Drug Forum – Drug rehabilitation and recovery. Beijing: China National Narcotic Control Committee (In Chinese)
    • Cheng, S. (2010). “Fighting the White Monster: Three Stories from the Chinese Compulsory Detoxification Center”. In Fhlainn, Sorcha Ni (eds.). Our Monstrous (S)kin: Blurring the Boundaries Between Monsters and Humanity, Oxford, United Kingdom: The Inter-Disciplinary Press.

    Journal Articles

    • Mimi MH Tiu, Juliana YF Hong, Vincent S Cheng, Connie YC Kam & Bernadette TY Ng (2018) Lived experience of infertility among Hong Kong Chinese women, International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 13:1, DOI: 10.1080/17482631.2018.1554023

    Selected Professional & Community Services

    • Centre fellow, Centre for Criminology, The University of Hong Kong
    • Academic Assessor, SOC5012 Sociology of Deviance, Centennial College

    Modified Date: Mar 07, 2019
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