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Hong Kong Marginalia

A Project Share (Hong Kong) Programme

Glossary Term: Cultural Capital

Glossary Term is a series of posts that explain key concepts in our research.  We believe that these concepts, commonly used in the social sciences, are vital for understanding  social marginality and how to help disadvantaged young people have better... Continue Reading →

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An Epidemic of Shyness? Part 1

Photo Credit: Kevin Ming. Taken in Tin Shui Wai. By Robert Spires, PhD In talking with youth as a researcher for Hong Kong-based NGO Project, one theme that continues to surface is the issue of shyness. Youth very often describe... Continue Reading →

Glossary Term: Social Capital

Glossary Term is a series of posts that explain key concepts in our research.  We believe that these concepts, commonly used in the social sciences, are vital for understanding  social marginality and how to help disadvantaged young people have better... Continue Reading →

Glossary Term: Spatial Marginality

Glossary Term is a series of posts that explain key concepts in our research.  We believe that these concepts, commonly used in the social sciences, are vital for understanding  social marginality and how to help disadvantaged young people have better... Continue Reading →

Stereotypes, Shyness, and Liberal Studies in Hong Kong Education

By Robert Spires, PhD In order to begin exploring in more detail some of the topics that the research team at Project Share is engaging with, it makes sense to lay out the main topics that I will be examining... Continue Reading →

My Research Questions and Upcoming Posts

What has become fairly clear over the months of research I have conducted for Project Share, and from several years of related ethnographic research in southern China and Hong Kong, is that most of the young people who are the... Continue Reading →

About Our Research and This Site

By Kevin Ming, PhD We at Project Share are engaged in a long-term, multi-disciplinary social science research project on youth, declining social mobility, and marginality in Tin Shui Wai and neighboring communities in Hong Kong.  This research seeks to make... Continue Reading →

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