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Publications

Book
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Leung, V., Tse, T. & Cheng, K. (2017), Celebrity Culture and the Entertainment Industry in Asia: Use of Celebrity and Its Influence on Society, Culture and Communication. Bristol, UK: Intellect.https://hub.hku.hk/handle/10722/212434

Journal publications
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Tse, T., Semerene, D., & Kurkdjian, S. (2024, forthcoming). "B(l)ending research methods: Reimagining a theoretical turn in fashion scholarship", International Journal of Fashion Studies (Intellect).

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Tse, T., & Pun, N. (2024). Infrastructural capitalism in China: Alibaba, its corporate culture and three infrastructural mechanisms. Global Media and China , 9(1), 11-30. https://doi.org/10.1177/20594364241226846

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Tsang, L.T., Li, X., & Tse, T. (2024). Pluralising China as method: Between exceptionalism and universalism. Global Media and China , 9(1), 3-10. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/20594364241235421

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Kofman, E., Lee, M., & Tse, T. (2023). China and the Internationalisation of the Sociology of Contemporary Work and Employment. Work, Employment and Society, 37(4), 1070–1086. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/09500170211059420

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Li, X., Tsang, L. T., & Tse, T. (2023). Pluralising China as Method: Decolonising cultural mediations in the global South. Global Media and China , 8(4), 433-441. https://doi.org/10.1177/20594364231216265

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Tse, T. & Von Pezold, J. (2023). “Memories reminisced, reconciled, renewed: Hong Kong male consumers’ wardrobes and their search for a congruent self”, Journal of Consumer Culture (Sage). https://doi.org/10.1177/14695405221149098

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Tse, T., & Gheorghiu, I. (2023). The good life as accountable: Moralities of dress consumption in China and Romania. Journal of Consumer Culture, 23(4), 809–828. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/14695405221141951

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von Pezold, J., & Tse, T. (2023). Luxury consumption and the temporal-spatial subjectivity. Consumption Markets & Culture, 26(2), 117–138. https://doi.org/10.1080/10253866.2022.2120868

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Tse, T., & Li, X. (2023). Recoupling Corporate Culture with New Political Discourse in China’s Platform Economy: The Case of Alibaba. Work, Employment and Society, 37(6), 1544-1564. https://doi.org/10.1177/09500170221083106

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Tse, T., & Shum, HH.-K. (2023). Platforms, politics, and precarity: Hong Kong television workers amid the new techno-nationalist media agenda. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 26(3), 289-312. https://doi.org/10.1177/13675494221105534

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Poon, H. & Tse, T. (2022). “Enacting cross-platform (buy/boy)cotts: Yellow Economic Circle and the new citizen-consumer politics in Hong Kong”, New Media & Society (Sage). https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/14614448221097305

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Tse, T. (2022). “Work faster, harder, cheaper? Global, local and sectoral co-configurations of job insecurities among Hong Kong creative workers”, Critical Sociology (Sage). https://doi.org/10.1177/08969205221087345

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Tse, T. & Tsang, L.T. (2021). “Reconceptualising prosumption beyond the ‘cultural turn’: Passive fashion prosumption in Korea and China”, Journal of Consumer Culture (Sage), 21(4): 703-723. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469540518804300

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Tse, T., Shin, V. & Tsang, L.T. (2020). “From Shanzhai chic to Gangnam style: Seven practices 14 14 of cultural-economic mediation in China and Korea”, Journal of Cultural Economy (Taylor & Francis), 13(5): 511–530. https://doi.org/10.1080/17530350.2020.1719867

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Pun, N., Tse, T., Shin, V. & Fan, L.L. (2020). “Conceptualising socio-economic formations of labour and workers’ power in global production networks”, Sociology (Sage), 54(4): 745– 762. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038520908779

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Shin, V., Tsang, L.T. & Tse, T. (2020). “Bridging structural and micro-level factors in cultural labour studies: A multilevel analysis of performing arts administration professionals in Hong Kong”, Social Transformations in Chinese Societies (the official journal of The Hong Kong Sociological Association): 16(1): 15–37. https://doi.org/10.1108/STICS-03-2019-0007

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Iaquinto, B., Kim, J.E., Serban, F. and Tse, T. (2019). “Worlds of work: Implications of urbanisation, technology and sustainability”, The International Sociological Association ESymposium (Sage), 9(3): 1–6.

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Tse, T. (2019). “Chinese styles in pluralities: Destabilising the Western-centric fashion discourse in ‘multiple China(s)’ [Book review: Fashion in Multiple Chinas: Chinese Styles in the Transglobal Landscape (by Wessie Ling and Simona Segre-Reinach, 2018)]”. China Quarterly. [ISSN: 0305-7410]

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Tse, T., Leung, V., Cheng, K. & Chan, J. (2018). “A clown, a political messiah or a punching bag? Rethinking the performative identity construction of celebrity through social media”, Global Media and China (Sage), 3(3): 141– 157. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059436418805540

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Leung, V., Cheng, K. & Tse, T. (2018), “Insiders’ views: The current practice of using celebrities in marketing communications in Greater China”, Intercultural Communications Studies. 27(1): 96–113.

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Pun, N., Tse, T. & Ng, K. (2017). “Challenging digital capitalism: SACOM’s campaigns against Apple and Foxconn as monopoly capital”, Information, Communication and Society (Taylor & Francis), 22(9): 1253–1268. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2017.1414290

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Chan, K., Tse, T., Tam, D. & Huang, A. (2016). “Perception of healthy and unhealthy food among Chinese adolescents”, Young Consumers. 17(1): 32–45.

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Tse, T. (2016). “Consistent inconsistency of fashion magazines and the socialization of fashionability in Hong Kong”, The Journal of Business Anthropology (CBS), 5(1): 154– 179. https://doi.org/10.22439/jba.v5i1.5221

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Tse, T. (2016). “Four myths of fashion—An ethnographic research on the fashion media industry in Hong Kong & China”, International Sociological Association E-Symposium (Sage), 6(1): 1-16. https://www.isaportal.org/resources/resource/four-myths-of-fashion/

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Tse, T. (2015). “Two different tales of fashion media industry development in Mainland China and Hong Kong”, Clothing Cultures (Intellect), 2(3): 257– 274. https://doi.org/10.1386/cc.2.3.257_1

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Tse, T. (2015). “An ethnographic study of glocal fashion communication in Hong Kong and Greater China”, International Journal of Fashion Studies (Intellect), 2(2): 245– 266. https://doi.org/10.1386/infs.2.2.245_1

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Tse, T. (2014). “Fashion media communication in Hong Kong”, International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education (Taylor & Francis), 7(2): 66– 74. https://doi.org/10.1080/17543266.2014.921244

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Tse, T. (2014), “Negotiations between fashion marketers and journalists in Asia”, Asian Journal of Business Research. 4(1): 30–42. [ISSN: 1178-8933]

Book chapters (selected)
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Tse, T. & Lam, G. (2022). “KPI-chasers, content farmers and ‘slashers’: New challenges to Hong Kong fashion journalists in the digital age” in Insights on Fashion Journalism. Edited by Rosie Findlay and Johannes Reponen, London, UK: Taylor & Francis.

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Tse, T. & Tsang, L.T. (2020). “Reconceptualising prosumption beyond the ‘cultural turn’” (reprinted) in Fashion Theory: A Reader (2nd edition). Edited by Malcom Barnard. Oxon, UK; New York, USA: Routledge.

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Tse, T. & Tsang, L.T. (2017). “From Clicks-and-Bricks to Online-to-Offline: The Evolving Etail/Retail Space as Immersive Media in Hong Kong and Mainland China” in Retail Design: Theoretical Perspectives. Edited by Anthony Kent & Ann Petermans, Oxford, UK: Routledge, 87–113.

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Tse, T. (2015), “Beyond Freudian narcissism and the cowboy myth” in Ways of Queering, Ways of Seeing, Edited by Jo Grzelinska & Jill Cox, Oxford, United Kingdom: InterDisciplinary Press, 205-224.

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Tse, T. & Wright, L.T. (2014). “Luxury brands and deriving fashion meanings in a media context in Hong Kong” in Luxury Brands in Emerging Markets. Edited by Glyn Atwal and Douglas Bryson, London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 155–165.

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Tse, T. (2014). “Fashion communication in Asia: Participant observation and qualitative interview with media personnel at MILK X Monthly” in Fashion and Its Multi-Cultural Facets. Edited by Patricia Hunt-Hurst & Sabrina Ramsamy-Iranah, Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 221–232.

Co-edited special issue(s)
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Li, X.T., Tsang, L.T. & Tse, T. “China-as-method?: Re-theorising mediations of global south from a decolonial cultural perspective”, Global Media and China (double special issue; expected publication year: 2024)

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Arriagada, A., de Kloet, J., Erin Duffy, B., Mutsvairo, B., Nieborg, D., Poell, T., Sun, P. & Tse, T. “Global perspectives on platforms and cultural production”, International Journal of Cultural Studies (double special issue; expected publication year: 2024)

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Semerene, G.D., Kurkdjian, S. & Tse, T. “B(l)ending research methods: Reimagining a theoretical turn in fashion scholarship”, International Journal of Fashion Studies (single special issue; expected publication year: 2024)

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