Associate Professor
CHEW, Matthew M.T. (趙明德)
Ph.D. (Princeton University)

Research Interests:
Cultural sociology; Sociology of consumption; Globalization; Social theory; Sociology of popular culture

Course(s) Taught:
3-year Course4-year Course
Selected Publications (For complete list of publications, please view Staff CV.):

 ‘A critical cultural history of the online game industry in China, 1995-2015.’ Games and Culture, forthcoming.


‘Rethinking the relationship between intellectuals and nationalism: a sociology of knowledge approach to philosophers’ construction of national cultural identities in Modern Japan and China.’ Current Sociology 62(3): 314-333.


‘Virtual property in China: the emergence of gamer rights awareness and the reaction of game corporations.’ New Media and Society 13(5): 722-738.


‘Research on Chinese nightlife and night-time economies: significance, problematics, and current development.’ Chinese Sociology and Anthropology 42(2): 3-21.