LEE Rance Pui Leung
Emeritus Professor
Current Research & Teaching Interests
  • Globalization and medical pluralism
  • Mental health and urban life
  • Social Networks in Chinese societies
Selected publications
2009 (與賴蘊寬合著)。<香港兩性的社會網絡特徵與生活快樂><城市生活壓力和社會支持精神健康的影響>,刊於《費孝通與中國社會學人類學》,馬戎、劉世定、邱澤奇、潘乃谷編,66-77頁。北京: 社會科學文獻出版社
2008 (Co-authored with CHAN Moon Fai; WONG Frances Kam Yuet; CHANG Katherine Ka Pik; CHOW Susan Ka Yee; CHUNG Loretta Yuet Foon; and LEE Wai Man). “Chronic Illness – A Study on Investigating Unplanned Readmission Patterns”. Journal of Clinical Nursing vol.17 pp.2164-2173. 2008 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
2008 (Co-authored with WONG Frances Kam Yuet; CHOW Susan; CHUNG Loretta; CHANG Katherine; CHAN Tony andLEE Wai-man). “Can Home Visits Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions? Randomized Controlled Trial”. Journal of Advanced Nursing vol.62(5) pp.585-595. 2008 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
2008 (Co-authored with CHOW K Y Susan; WONG K Y Frances; CHAN M F Tony; CHUNG Y F Loretta and CHANG K P Katherine). “Community Nursing Services for Postdischarge Chronically Ill Patients”. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness in association with Journal of Clinical Nursing vol.17(7b) pp.260-271. 2008 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
2007 (Co-authored with CHAN, LAI NGO and CHIU Wing Kai Stephen). “Gendered Preference of Chinese Medicine Utilization in Hong Kong: Perspectives from Socio-demographic Changes”. The 39th Annual Conference of the British Sociology Association Medical Sociology Group United Kingdom.
2007 “Chinese Diffused and Institutional Health Care and Global Change.” Social Transformation in Contemporary China, edited by Wenfang Tang and Burhart Holzner. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.”
2006 (與陳膺強合著)。<香港兩性的社會網絡特徵與生活快樂>,刊於《社會發展的趨勢與挑戰:香港與台灣的經驗》,劉兆佳、尹寶珊、李明、黃紹倫編。第一版,139-152頁。香港:香港中文大學香港亞太研究所。
2006 (Co-authored with Gina Lai). ” Market Reform and Psychological Distress in Urban Beijing.” International Sociology (A Journal of International Sociological Association). 21(4): 551-579. London: Sage Publications. 2006
2006 (Co-authored with Y.K. Chan). “Network Size, Social Support and Happiness in Later Life: A Comparative Study of Beijing and Hong Kong.” Journal of Happiness Studies. 7: 87-112. 2006
2005 (與喬健、李友梅、馬戎合編)。《文化、族群與社會的反思》。2005
2005 (Co-authored with Danching Ruan and Gina Lai). “Social Structure and Support Network in Beijing and Hong Kong.” Social Network. 27(3): 249-174. 2005
2005 (Co-authored with Stephen W.K. Chiu and Lisanne S.F. Ko) “Decolonization and the Movement for Institutionalization of Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong: A Political Process Perspective.” Social Science and Medicine, 27(3): 249-274. 2005
2005 (Co-authored with Cheung Yuet-wah and Stephen W.K. Chiu). “Health: Perceptions and Practices.” Pp. 57-97 in Indicators of Social Development: Hong Kong 2004, edited by Lau Siu-kai. Hong Kong: HKIAPS, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. 2005
2004 (與張文宏、阮丹青合著)。<城市居民社會網絡的階層構成>,《社會學研究》(中國社會科學院社會學研究所),第114期,1-10頁。2004
2004 北京大學社會學系編。「社會結構與精神健康」,載於頁239-254,《21世紀與中國社會學:慶祝北京大學社會學系20周年學術講座論文集》。北京:北京大學出版社。2004
2002 (與陳膺強合著)。<香港老年人的心境與社會網絡>,《香港社會學學報》,第三期,51-69頁。2002
2001 (與喬健、馬戎合編)。《二十一世紀的中國社會學與人類學》。第一版,679頁。台灣:麗文文化事業股份有限公司。2001
2001 <全球化、現代化與文化多元性:分析香港中西醫藥體系的互動><全球化、現代化與文化多元性:分析香港中西醫藥體系的互動>,刊於《二十一世紀:文化自覺與跨文化對話(一)》,馬戎、周星主編。384-409頁。北京:北京大學出版社。2001
2001 (與梁懿剛合著)。<香港社會調查回顧>,刊於《華人社會的調查研究》,邊燕杰、涂肇慶、蘇耀昌編。13-42頁。香港:牛津大學出版社。2001
2001 《社會研究的統計應用》。北京:社會教學文獻出版社。2001
2000 <醫療多元格局的社會文化因素:以香港中西醫療變化為例><醫療多元格局的社會文化因素:以香港中西醫療變化為例>,《香港社會學學報》,第一期,1-28頁。2000
2000 “Living Arrangements and Elderly Care.” Pp. 269-296 in Who Should Care for the Elderly? An East-West Value Divide. Singapore: Singapore University Press.2000″
1999 (與喬健、馬戎合編)。《社會科學的應用與中國現代化》。450頁。北京:北京大學出版社。1999
1999 “Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Human Genetics: Views of Chinese Intellectuals on Human Genetic Engineering.” Pp. 66-81 in Chinese Scientists and Responsibility: Ethical Issues of Human Genetics in Chinese and International Contexts, edited by Ole Doring. Hamburg: Mitteilungen des Instituts fur Asienkunde.1999″
1996 “Traditional Reaction to Modern Stress.” Social Sciecne and Medicine (Great Britain). 42(5): 639-641. 1996″
1996 <中國文化的宿命主義與能動取向><中國文化的宿命主義與能動取向>,刊於《中國人的觀念與行為》,喬健、潘乃谷主編。240-252頁。天津:天津人民出版社。1996
1995 “Cultural Tradition and Stress Management in Modern Society: Learning from the Hong Kong Experience.” Pp. 40-52 in Chinese Societies and Mental Health, edited by Tsung-yi Lin, Wen-shing & Eng-kung Yeh. Oxford University Press. 1995″
1995 (Co-authored with H.M. Chan) ” Hong Kong Families: At the Crossroads of Modernism and Traditionism.” Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 26(1), Spring: 83-99. 1995
1994 (Co-authored with S.K. Lau) ” Development of Sociology in Hong Kong.” Pp.657-672 in International Handbook of Contemporary Developments in Sociology, edited by Om Raj O. Mohan and Arthur S. Wilke. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. 1994
1994 “Cultural Tradition and Health-Seeking Behavior.” Pp. 26-37 in Principles and Practices of Primary Care and Family Medicine: Asia-Pacific Perspectives, edited by John Fry and Nat Yuen. Oxford and New York: Radcliffe Medical Press. 1994″
1992 “Formulation of Relevant Concepts and Propositions for Sociological Research in Chinese Society.” Pp. 81-98 in Hong Bound: Studies in East Asian Society, edited by Chi Nakane and Chien Chiao. Tokyo: The Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies. 1992″
1989 “Industrialization and Social Support in Hong Kong.” Pp. 307-327 in Industrial East Asia: Tasks and Challenges. A Special Volume published by the Korean Sociological Association, South Korea. 1989″
1989 “Receptivity to Traditional Chinese Medicine Among Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong, Pp. 101-120 in The Triumph of Practicality: Tradition and Modernity in Health Care Utilization in Selected Countries, edited Stella Quah. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 1989”
1985 “Changes in the Family and Kinship Structure in Hong Kong, Pp.133-157 in Family and Community Changes in East Asia, edited K. Aoi, K. Morioka and J. Suginohara. Japan: Japan Sociological Society. 1985”
1985 “Social Stress and Coping Behavior in Hong Kong.” Pp. 193-214, Chinese Culture and Mental Health, edited by Wen-shing Tseng and David Y.H. Wu. Orlando: Academic Press Inc. 1985″
1983 “Problems of Primary Health Care in a Newly Developed Society: Reflections on the Hong Kong Experience.” Social Science & Medicine, 17(19): 1433-1439. 1983″
1982 <社會科學與本土概念:以醫緣為例><社會科學與本土概念:以醫緣為例>,刊於《社會及行為科學研究的中國化》,楊國樞、文崇一主編,361-380頁。台北:中央研究院民族學研究所。 1982
1982 “Comparative Studies of Health Care Systems.” Social Science & Medicine (Great Britain), 16: 629-642. 1982″
1981 “Chinese and Western Medical Care in China’s Rural Commune: A Case Study.” Social Science & Medicine. 15(A): 137-148. 1981″
1981 The Folklore of Corruption in Hong Kong.” Asian Survey, XXI(3), March: 355-368. 1981
1981 (Co-edited with Ambrose Y.C. King). Social Life and Development in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press. 1981
1980 Perceptions and Uses of Chinese Medicine Among the Chinese in Hong Kong.” Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry: An International Journal of Comparative Cross-Cultural Research (U.S.A.), 4: 345-375. 1980
1980 “Sex Roles, Social Status, and Psychiatric Symptoms in Urban Hong Kong.” Pp. 273-289, in Normal and Deviant Behaviour in Chinese Cultures, edited by Arthur Kleinman and Tsung-yi Lin. Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co. 1980″
1979 (Co-edited with Tzong-biau Lin and Udo-Ernst Simonis). “Hong Kong: Economic, Social and Political Studies in Development. New York: M.E. Sharpe. 1979
1976 “Interaction between Chinese and Western Medicine in Hong Kong: Modernization and Professional Inequality.” Pp. 219-239 in Medicine in Chinese Cultures, edited by A. Kleinman, et al., Washington: Fogarty International Center, National Institute of Health. 1976″
1976 “The Causal Priority between Socioeconomic Status and Psychiatric Disorder: A Prospective Study.” International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 22(1): 1-8. 1976″

Administrative Duties

1973 to 1982

  • Social Research Centre

1980 to 1983, 86-89 & 92-95

  • Faculty of Social Science

1990-92, 2002-2009

  • Department of Sociology

1990/09/01 to 2009/08/31

  • Management Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies

1994/08/01 to 2004/07/31

  • Chung Chi College

1994/09/01 to 2009/08/31

  • Management Board of the Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research

1997/05/01 to 2011/04/30

  • Board of Management of the Institute of Science and Technology

2003/11/07 to 2009/11/06

  • Honorary Fellowship Committee

2003/12/17 to 2009/07/31

  • Advisory Committee of the Wei Lun Foundation Endowment Fund

2004/08/01 to 2009/07/31
Senate Representative

  • University Council

2004/08/01 to 2009/07/31

  • Advisory Board of Continuing & Professional Studies

2005/04/01 to 2009/07/31

  • Senate Committee on Interdisciplinary Programmes

2005/05/01 to 2010/04/30

  • Committee on the Universities Service Centre for China Studies

2005/08/01 to 2009/07/31

  • Standing Committee on Campus Geotechnical Matters

2006/07/01 to 2009/07/31

  • Steering Committee on Campus Master Planning
Community and Professional Service

1981- 2006
Advisory Editor

  • Social Science & Medicine: An International Journal

1982- 1990

  • Steering Board of the Research Committee on Sociology of Health/Medicine, International Sociological Association

1988- 2002

  • Police Children’s Education Trust Management Committee & Police Education and Welfare Trustee Committee, Hong Kong Government

1989- 1992
External Examiner

  • China Studies, Hong Kong Baptist College

1991- Present
Editorial Board Member

  • International Journal of Contemporary Sociology

1991 – 1995

  • Social Welfare Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Government

1991 – 2001

  • Academic Advisory Board, Hong Kong Shue Yan College

1992/07/02 to Present

  • Justice of the Peace (JP), Hong Kong

1992 – 2011
International Advisory Board Member

  • Pertanika Journal of Social Science & Humanities

1993- 1999

  • The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel

1995/05/27 to Present
Advisory Professor of Sociology

  • Fudan University

1996 to Present
Visiting Professor

  • Zhongshan University, PRC

1996/11/01 to Present

  • Selection Committee, S.K. Yee Medical Foundation

1998/05 to Present
Visiting Professor & Fellow

  • Jilin Provincial Academy of Social Sciences

1999/10/28 to 2006/06/30

  • Humanities, Social Sciences & Business Studies Panel, Research Grants Council (RGC)

1999 to Present
International Advisory Editor

  • Asian Journal of Social Science

2001/09/01 to 2005/08/31

  • Program Review & Validation Committee, The Open University of Hong Kong

2003/07/01 to 2007/06/30

  • Research Grants Council, Hong Kong

2005/04/01 to 2009/06/30

  • Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council

2005/07/01 to Present
Members of the Editorial Board

  • Social Transformation in Chinese Societies: Official Journal of the Hong Kong Sociological Association

2005/09/01 to 2008/08/31

  • Lingnan University Social Sciences Advisory Board

2009/01/09 to 2011/01/08

  • Advisory Committee on Social Work Training and Manpower Planning, HKSAR Government.