CHEUNG Nicole Wai-ting
鄭慧婷
Associate Professor
Current Research & Teaching Interests
  • Sociology of crime and deviance
  • Substance abuse
  • Youth problem
  • Gambling
  • Migration and adolescent health
Selected Publications
2020 Cheung, Nicole W.T. “Gender, victimization and adolescent psychological health in the context of migration: Evidence from China.” Youth & Society 52(1): 99-118.
2019 Cheung, Yuet W. and Nicole W.T. Cheung. “Adolescent drug abuse in Hong Kong: Prevalence, psychosocial correlates, and prevention.” Journal of Adolescent Health 64(6): 28-33.
2018 Cheung, Yuet W. and Nicole W.T. Cheung. Psychoactive Drug Abuse in Hong Kong: Drug Use and Life Satisfaction. Singapore: Springer.
2018 Chan, Elda M.L., Nicole W.T. Cheung, Daphne N.Y. Yeung, Annie F.P. Kwok and Ryan H.Y. Wong. “An evaluation study of the RESTART program — Short-term residential treatment for addiction.” International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction 16: 1357-1372.
2018 Luo, Weixiang, Yuying Tong and Nicole W.T. Cheung. “Rural-to-urban migration and adolescent delinquent behaviors: Evidence from Hunan and Guangdong in China.” Eurasian Geography and Economic 59: 246-266.
2016 Cheung, Nicole W.T. “Social strain, self-control, and juvenile gambling pathology: Evidence from Chinese adolescents.” Youth & Society 48: 77-100.
2016 Cheung, Nicole W.T. “Defining crime.” Pp. 23-37 in Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong, edited by Eric W.H. Chui and Wing T. Lo. UK: Routledge.
2016 Cheung, Nicole W.T., Yuet W. Cheung and Xi Chen. “Permissive attitude towards drug use, life satisfaction, and continuous drug use among psychoactive drug users in Hong Kong.” East Asian Archives of Psychiatry 26: 60-69.
2015 Cheung, Nicole W.T. “Social strain, couple dynamics and gender differences in gambling problems: Evidence from Chinese married couples.” Addictive Behaviors 41: 175-184.
2014 Cheung, Nicole W.T. “Social stress, locality of social ties and mental well-being: The case of rural migrant adolescents in urban China.” Health & Place 27: 142-154.
2014 Cheung, Nicole W.T. “Low self-control and co-occurrence of gambling with substance use and delinquency among Chinese adolescents.” Journal of Gambling Studies 30: 105-124.
2013 Lee, K.W. Kent, Nicole W.T. Cheung, and Sara H. Zhong. “Victimization and risk behaviors among girl-child in Hong Kong.” Pp. 265-294 in Women and Girls in Hong Kong: Current Situations and Future Challenges, edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi and Fanny M. Cheung. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
2012 Cheung, Yuet W. and Nicole W.T. Cheung. Psychoactive Drug Abuse in Hong Kong: Drug Use and Life Satisfaction. Singapore: Springer.
2010 Cheung, Nicole W.T. and Yuet W. Cheung. “Strain, self-control, and gender differences in delinquency among Chinese adolescents: Extending general strain theory.” Sociological Perspectives 53: 321-345.
2008 Cheung, Nicole W.T. and Yuet W. Cheung. 2008. “Self-control, social factors, and delinquency: A test of the general theory of crime among adolescents in Hong Kong.” Journal of Youth & Adolescence 37: 412-430.
2006 Cheung, Nicole W.T. and Yuet W. Cheung.”Is Hong Kong experiencing normalization of adolescent drug use? Some reflections on the normalization thesis.”Substance Use and Misuse 41: 1967-1990.
Courses
  • SOCI 1002 Approaching Sociology
  • SOCI 3204 Sociology of Crime and Deviance
  • SOCI 4010 Graduation Thesis I
  • SOCI 4020 Graduation Thesis II
  • SOCI 6010 Guided Studies I
  • SOCI 6020 Guided Studies II

 

Administrative Duties

Chair

  • Undergraduate Studies Committee
    Department of Sociology

Member

  • Executive Committee
    Department of Sociology

Member

  • Student Affairs Committee
    Department of Sociology

Member

  • Scholarships & Awards Committee
    Department of Sociology

Member

  • Admissions Committee
    Department of Sociology

Assistant Director

  • Taught Postgraduate Programme
    Department of Sociology

Member

  • Admissions Committee
    Faculty Board of Social Science
Community and Professional Service

Member

  • Research Committee
    Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers, HK

Member

  • Treatment and Rehabilitation Committee
    Action Committee Against Narcotics
    Narcotics Division
    HKSAR Government

Member

  • Organizing Committee of Cert Course on Management of Drug Abuse Patients for Family Doctors
    The Hong Kong Medical Association

Member

  • Commission on Youth
    Home Affairs Bureau
    HKSAR Government

Member

  • Advisory Committee On Admission of Quality Migrants and Professionals
  • Advisory Committee for Immigration Department
    HKSAR Government

Member

  • Action Committee Against Narcotics Sub-committee onTreatment and Rehabilitation