O'CONNOR Paul James, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 88 Scopus Citations
  • 7 Scopus h-Index
20102020

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Personal profile

Biography

Paul O’Connor obtained his PhD in Sociology from the University of Queensland. Originally from the UK, he joined Lingnan in 2015 and previously taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is author of ‘Islam in Hong Kong: Muslims and Everyday Life in China’s World City’, with Hong Kong University Press. His research interests include Islam, ethnicity, religious minorities, cultural hybridity, and skateboard culture. Paul’s current research looks at rhythmanalysis, embodiment, and ethnic minorities. He presently teaches urban sociology, the sociology of risk, and qualitative research methods.

Research interests

Skateboard Culture, Ethnicity, Social Theory

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Research Output

Chinese women skateboarders in Hong Kong: A skatefeminism approach

FOK, C. Y. L. & O'CONNOR, P., 7 Jun 2020, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • Whiteness out of place: White parents’ encounters with local Chinese schooling in post-colonial Hong Kong

    GROVES, J. M. & O'CONNOR, P., Jan 2020, In : The Sociological Review. 68, 1, p. 209-224 16 p., 003802611986586.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 1 Scopus Citations

    Skateboarding and Religion

    O'CONNOR, P., 23 Oct 2019, Palgrave Macmillan. 304 p.

    Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksBook (Author)

  • Press / Media

    The Hong Kong people left out of the UK’s safe haven offer

    Paul James O'CONNOR

    6/10/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer

    The Hong Kong people left out of the UK’s safe haven offer

    Paul James O'CONNOR

    6/10/20

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer

    Hong Kong people fell out of the UK’s safe haven offer | Europe

    Paul James O'CONNOR

    6/10/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer