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Dr. KAM Ping Kwong (甘炳光博士)

B.Soc. Sci. (Social Work) (Hons.), HKU
M.Sc. in Advanced Social Work Studies, The University of Edinburgh
Ph.D. ,The University of Sheffield
Registered Social Worker

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office: Y7415 AC1
Phone: 34428963
Fax: 34420283
Email: pingkwong.kam@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Community work and community development
  • Community participation and community care
  • Powerlessness and empowerment
  • Racial discrimination issues
  • Social gerontology
  • Political economy of ageing
  • Social work education
  • Social work values and faith


Award and Achievement

  • 2008 “Teaching Excellence Award” City University of Hong Kong.
  • Nov 2004 “Outstanding Paper Presentation Award” The Twelfth Annual Congress of Gerontology, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology.
  • 1999 “FHS Contribution to Learning Award” Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong.
  • 1994 “Teaching Excellence Award” City University of Hong Kong.


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Journal

  • Kam, P.K. (2011). The social of social work: Reaffirm the social nature of social work. The Hong Kong Journal of Social Work. 44(1). 17 - 28. (in Chinese).
  • Cheung, J.C.K. , Kam, P.K. & Ngan, R.M.H. (2010). Age discrimination in the labour market from the perspectives of employers and older workers. International Social Work. 54(1). 118 - 136. (SSCI).
  • Cheung, J.C.K. & Kam, P.K. (2010). Bonding and bridging social capital development by social workers. Journal of Social Service Research. 36. 402 - 413. (SSCI).
  • Ng, S.H. , Kam, P.K. & Pong, R.W.M. (25 Dec 2005). People living in ageing buildings: Their quality of life and sense of belonging. Journal of Environmental Psychology. 25 (December, 2005). 347 - 360 (SSCI).

Book

  • Kam, P.K. (Ed.). (2010). Back to faith: Practice of faith in social work. Hong Kong:  City University of Hong Kong Press. (in Chinese).
  • Kam, P.K. (Ed.). (2009). Facilitation skills for group games: From concepts to practice. (109 ed.). Hong Kong:  City University of Hong Kong Press. (in Chinese).
  • Kam, P.K. , Chan, W.T. & Man, K.Y. (Eds.). (2007). Hold on to your faith: 30 letters to social work students (simplified character edition). Hong Kong:  City University of Hong Kong Press. (in Chinese).
  • Kam, P.K. , Chan, W.T. & Man, K.Y. (Eds.). (2006). Hold on to your faith: 30 letters to social work students. Hong Kong:  City University of Hong Kong Press. (in Chinese).

Book Chapter

  • Kam, P.K. (2009). From social control to empowerment: Toward a youth empowerment approach in services for young people. In E.S.C.Liu, M.J. Holosko, & T.W. Lo (Eds.), Youth empowerment and volunteerism: Principles, policies and practices. (pp. 109 - 134). Hong Kong. City University of Hong Kong Press.
  • Ngan, R. , Kam, P.K. & Cheung, C.K. (2007). Age discrimination in the labour market: Barriers to active aging in Hong Kong. In J. Lee & K.W. Chan (Eds.), The crisis of welfare in east Asia. (pp. 147 - 164). Lanham. Lexington Books.
  • Kam, P.K. (2006). 25 years in social work life. In K.T. Tsang & Y.K. Leung (Eds.), Dim light everywhere. (pp. 3 - 28). Hong Kong. Hong Kong Social Workers General Union.


External Services


Public Service

  • 2010 - Now, Honorary Professor, Changsha Social Work College.PRC.
  • 2009 - Now, Honorary Advisor, Guangzhou Dipper Social service Centre.
  • 2009 - Now, Honorary Professor, Southern Agricultural University.Guangzhou, PRC.


Last update date : 17 Apr 2014