Project Details

Alternative Media as Leverage for Civil Society: Implications on Hong Kong Politics

With In-media (www.inmediahk.net) as a critical and revelatory case study, this exploratory, descriptive and explanatory research aims at revealing the intricate relations between alternative media and civil society in Hong Kong political arena in the following dimensions, thereby generating theories related to:

i) Alternative media as part of civil society;
ii) Alternative media as public space for civil society communication, debates and discussion on public matters;
iii) Alternative media as translocal and transnational pivot for civil society organizations;
iv) Alternative media as leverage for civil society activism;
v) Alternative media as impetus to social and political change



Commencement Date : 2010/6
Completion Date : 2011/5
Chief Investigator(s) : YUNG LOCK, BETTY 容樂 #
Co-Investigator(s) : Dr LEUNG Yuk-ming, Lisa *
Keyword(s) : Alternative media   civil society   Hong Kong   politics   social activism  




*Investigator from an outside institution/organization
#Investigator who had served in EdUHK


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