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  1. (2022) Exacerbation of household food insecurity among low-income families in Hong Kong during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Nutrition & dietetics: the journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia, (March), pp. 1–10. (PDF)
  2. (2022) Moving from Risky to Response-able Care. Antipode 54(3), pp.914-933. (PDF)
  3. (2021). Listening to Noise : Breadline — Food Rescue as System of Interruption. International Journal of Communication, 15, p.2710–2723. (PDF)
  4. 12. (2019) Bordering Care : the care of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong. Cultural Studies. Taylor & Francis, 33(6), pp. 989–1007. (PDF)
  5. (2016) Keeping it Fresh: Crowd- Sourced Modes of Food Preservation. Harvard Design Magazine – Shelf Life, Harvard University School of Design, 43, p118-119. solicited. (non-refereed). (PDF)
  6. (2016) Perception of healthy and unhealthy food among Chinese adolescents. Young Consumers. Emerald Insight 17(1), p32-45. (Co-authored) (link) (PDF
  7. (2016) Towards a Parasitic Ethics. Theory, Culture and Society, London: Sage 33(4), p103-125. (PDF)
  8. (2014) The Return of Home Cooking – question of nostalgia, foreigners and nationalism. In C. Evers, ed. Altitude: An e-journal of emerging Humanities work [online] (accepted)
  9. (2010) 在上海街頭跳舞. In Journal of Local Discourse 本土論述  台北市 : 漫遊者文化事業股份有限公司p245-254.
  10. (2009) 家常便飯 Home Cooking: On Collective Memory and Identity. In Journal of Local Discourse 本土論述  台北市 : 漫遊者文化事業股份有限公司p231-244.
  11. (2008) Slow Journeys. In D.Tam & N. Frost, eds. Food, Culture and Society, Berg 11(2), p207-218.
  12. (2008) Food Journeys – Culinary Travels in Time and Space Introduction to Slow Journeys. In Food Culture and Society, Berg 11(2), p127-132.

Book Chapters

  1. (2021) Urban Food Security and Sustainability in Asian Cities. In S. Islam & E. Kieu, eds. Climate Change and Food Security in Asia Pacific. Switzerland: Springer Nature. Pp.153-176. (PDF)
  2. (2020) Open Crowd: just-in-time food rescue in Allon, F., Barcan, R., and Eddison-Cogan, K. eds. Temporalities of Waste – out of sight, out of time. Routledge Environmental Humanities. Pp.21-35. (PDF)
  3. (2017) Derrida’s Hospitality and Serres’ Parasitism: The Case of Hong Kong. In S. Chu, ed. The Humanities in Asia – Hong Kong Culture and Society in the New Millennium, Vol.4. Springer. Pp.179-192. (PDF)
  4. (2016) Little Manila: The Other Central of Hong Kong. In M. Chalana & J.Hou, eds. Messy Urbanism Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong Press. p119-135. (PDF)
  5. (2014) The Hidden Market: The Alternative Borough Market. In C. Evers & K. Seale, eds. Informal Urban Street Markets: International Perspectives New York: Routledge. p73-80.
  6. (2014) 不速之客? 香港的菲律賓人口. In K.C. Lo, ed. 再見亞洲 – 全球化時代的解構與重建 (Re-Sighting Asia: Deconstruction and Reinvention in the Global Era). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press. p195-204.
  7. (2014) Fotanian: Communality without Collectivity. In L.Marques & G. Richards, eds. Creative Districts Around the World [e-book] Available from: p179-184. (PDF)
  8. (2011) Dancing in the Streets of Shanghai. In D. Cheung & T. Cunanan, eds.  Invisible – Cycles of Experience Vol. 6 香港: 匯智出版有限公司p30-35.
  9. (2011) Inextricable Aesthetics: packaging ethics in markets and supermarkets. In S. Menrath & A. Schwinghammer, eds. That’s What a Chameleon Looks Like. Contesting Immersive Culture Cologne, Germany: Herbert von Halem Verlag. p198-222.
  10. (2008) The Art of ‘Slow’: Taking Time in the Digital Age. I L. Leung, ed. Digital Experience Design: Ideas, Industries, Interaction. Bristol: Intellect Books. p49-56.

Creative Works

  1. (2019) ‘The Circus of Inconspicuisine – a science fiction short about the future of food’, Social Paper. Pp 62-73. (link) (PDF)
  2. (2019) The Wild Card, in The Book of Failure – Humanities across borders Asia and Africa in the world. P 147-155. (non-refereed) (PDF)
  3. (2018) ‘Parasitic Ethics of Food Waste’, Mold, pp. 38–43. (non-refereed) (PDF)


  1. (2018) ‘Elderly care is skilled work, and Hong Kong’s migrant domestic helpers should be recognised for their skills’, South China Morning Post [online], 18 July. (link)
  2. (2016)「看不見」的城市糧食安全危機. Initium 端傳媒, [online] 31 July. solicited. (link)
  3. (2014) In the Mood for Adobo (e-article) Philippine Consulate (23000+ audience reached. 660+ Likes) (non-refereed).

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