Dr. Wai-man Lam joined the School of Arts and Social Sciences, OUHK, in 2016. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Hong Kong, M.A. in Social and Political Thought from the University of Sussex and M.A. in Global Diplomacy (Distinction) from SOAS University of London. She is the Programme Coordinator of the Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours in Economic and Public Policy Analysis.
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
- Civil society and governance
- Political thoughts and political analysis
- Identity politics, political culture and political participation
- Hong Kong government and politics
- Government and Politics of Greater China
- International organizations and global governance
Academic & Professional Experience
FDS 2018-19 (UGC/FDS16/H05/18) Traditionalism, Regime Support and Democratic Legitimacy in Hong Kong
- Lam, Wai-man and Luke Cooper (coeditors) (2018) Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong: Localism after the Umbrella Movement. UK: Routledge.
- Lee, Eliza W.Y., Joseph C.W. Chan, Elaine Y.M. Chan, Peter T.Y. Cheung, Wai-fung Lam, and Wai-man Lam (2013). Public Policymaking in Hong Kong: Civic Engagement and State-Society Relations in a Semi-democracy. Hong Kong: Routledge.
- Lam, Wai-man, Percy Luen-tim Lui and Wilson Wong (eds.) (2012). Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics. 2nd edition. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
- Lam, Wai-man (forthcoming). Hybridity, Civility and Othering: In Search of Political Identity and Activism in Hong Kong. In Thomas B. Gold and Sebastian Veg (eds.) Sunflowers and Umbrellas: Social Movements, Expressive Practices, and Political Culture in Taiwan and Hong Kong (tentative title). Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies.
- Lam, Wai-man (2020). Belief in the Rule of Law and its Resilience in the Hong Kong Political Identity. In Cora Chan and Fiona de Londras (eds.) China’s National Security: Endangering Hong Kong’s Rule of Law? Hart Publishing.
- Lam, Wai-man (2018). Hong Kong’s Fragmented Soul: Exploring Brands of Localism. In Wai-man Lam and Luke Cooper (eds.) Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong: Localism after the Umbrella Movement. UK: Routledge.
- Cooper, Luke and Wai-man Lam (2018). Introduction. In Wai-man Lam and Luke Cooper (eds.) Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong: Localism after the Umbrella Movement. UK: Routledge.
- Lam, Wai-man (2018). Changing Political Activism: Before and After the Umbrella Movement. In Brian Chi-hang Fong and Tai-lok Lui (eds.) Hong Kong 20 Years After the Handover: Emerging Social and Institutional Fractures After 1997. Palgrave Macmillan.
- Lam, Wai-man and Andy Wai-fung Yip (2017). Human Rights Organisations. In Ali Farazmand (eds.) Global Encyclopaedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer International Publishing AG (online).
- Lam, Wai-man (2016). Political Legitimacy in Hong Kong: A Hybrid Notion. In Joseph Chan, Doh Chull Shin and Melissa Williams (eds.) East Asian Perspectives on Political Legitimacy: Bridging the Empirical-Normative Divide. UK: Cambridge University Press.
- Wiarda, Howard J., Paul Adams, Wai-man Lam, and Dwight Wilson (2016). Corporatism versus Pluralism and Authoritarianism as Association Contexts. In David Horton Smith, Robert A. Stebbins and Jurgen Grotz (ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation and Nonprofit Associations. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1116-1138.
- Lam, Wai-man (2013). The Hong Kong Legislative Council: Where Politics Matters More Than Size. In Nicholas Baldwin (ed.) Legislatures of Small States: A Comparative Study. London: Routledge
- Lam, Wai-man (2012). Political Identity, Culture and Participation. In Lam Wai-man, Percy Luen-tim Lui and Wilson Wong (eds.) Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, pp. 199-221.
- Lam, Wai-man and Kay Chi-yan Lam (2010). Civil Society and Cosmopolitanism: Identity Politics in Hong Kong. In Roger Coates and Markus Thiel (eds.) Identity Politics in the Age of Globalization. Boulder, Co: Lynne Rienner Publishers (First Forum Press), pp. 57-81.
- Wong, Stan Hok-wui, Ngok Ma and Wai-man Lam (2018). Immigrants as Voters in Electoral Autocracies: The Case of Mainland Chinese Immigrants in Hong Kong. Journal of East Asian Studies 18, March, pp. 67-95.
- Wong, Stan Hok-wui, Ngok Ma and Wai-man Lam (2016). Migrants and Democratization: the Political Economy of Chinese Immigrants in Hong Kong. Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: An International Journal 2 (2), August/September, pp. 909-940.
- Lam, Wai-man (2014). Nongovernmental International Human Rights Organizations: The Case of Hong Kong. PS: Political Science and Politics 47 (3) (July), pp. 642-653.
- Lam, Wai-man and Kay Chi-yan Lam (2013). China’s United Front Work in Civil Society: The Case of Hong Kong. International Journal of China Studies 4 (3) (December), pp. 301-325.
- Lam, Wai-man (June 2012 online, and 2013). Impact of Competing Values and Choices on Democratic Support in Hong Kong. Social Indicators Research 113 (1), pp. 213-234.
- Lam, Wai-man (2010). Promoting Hybridity: The Politics of the New Macau Identity. The China Quarterly 203 (September), pp. 656-674.
Selected Professional & Community Services
- Principal Investigator, Asian Barometer Survey Project Hong Kong Survey V
- Research Fellow, Public and Social Policy Research Centre, School of Arts and Social Sciences, OUHK
- Honorary Associate Fellow of Centre for Civil Society and Governance, Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong
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Modified Date: Jan 17, 2020