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Chinese Name

蕭裕均

Biography

Dr. Kaxton Siu researches comparative labor studies, migration studies, urban sociology, and youth studies. He also specializes in Chinese society, Hong Kong society, Vietnamese society, Japanese society, and Cambodian society. He has published extensively in international peer-reviewed journals, such as Critical Sociology, Politics and Society, Journal of Social Issues, The China Journal, Critical Asian Studies, Youth and Society, Journal of Youth Studies, Journal of Contemporary Asia, and British Journal of Social Work. Dr. Siu’s book, Chinese Migrant Workers and Employer Domination: Comparisons with Hong Kong and Vietnam, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020. His latest book written in collaboration with Prof. Stephen WK Chiu, Hong Kong Society: High-Definition Stories beyond the Spectacle of East-Meets-West, has been published in 2022 in Palgrave Macmillan’s Hong Kong Studies Series. He is currently working as principal investigator on two research projects that investigates Chinese investors in Vietnam and Cambodia and their impact on industrial relations systems and labor standards, and Chinese and Vietnamese industrial trainees in Japan. Since 2022, Dr. Siu is serving as one of the associate director of David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University. Dr. Siu received his PhD from the Australia National University. He obtained his MPhil and BSc from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Research Interests

Comparative labor studies; Migration studies; Urban sociology; Youth studies; Chinese society; Hong Kong society; Vietnamese society; Japanese society; Cambodian society

Education/Academic qualification

Economic Development and Reform, PhD, Australian National University

1 Sep 200931 Aug 2014

Award Date: 31 Aug 2014

Society and Community, Mphil, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1 Sep 200231 Aug 2006

Award Date: 31 Aug 2006

Mathematics, Bachelor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1 Sep 199931 Aug 2002

Award Date: 31 Aug 2002

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