Ku, Hok Bun (2003) Moral Politics in a South Chinese Village: Responsibility, Reciprocity and Resistance. Lanham, Md., U. S. A.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
2. Journal Special Issues
Ku, Hok Bun, David Ip & Jacky Xiong Yue-gen (2009) Disaster Relief and Social Work in China – Special Issue for China Journal of Social Work, London: Routledge.
Ku, Hok Bun & David Ip (2008) Social Development Issues in Chinese Societies and Less Developed Countries – Special Issue for China Journal of Social Work. London: Routledge.
Ku, Hok Bun (2007) Sociology for Change – Special Issue for Social Transformation in Chinese Societies. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill Publisher.
3. Journal Papers & Book Chapters
Ku, Hok Bun (forthcoming) “Happiness being like a blooming flower’: an action research of rural social work in an ethnic minority community of Yunnan Province, PRC,” Action Research, (published online first 10 May 2011).
Ku, Hok Bun (2011) “Lo sviluppo delle competenze nel tirocinio come pratica educativa riflessiva: un esempio di educazione dell’assistente sociale in Cina” Educational Reflective Practices Journal. Summer, No.1, pp. 60-75. (in Italian)
Ku, Hok Bun (2011) “Gendered suffering: married Miao women’s narratives on domestic violence in southwest China,” China Journal of Social Work. Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 23-39.
Ku, Hok Bun & Yuen-tsang, Angelina W. K. (2011) “Capacity Building” pp.469-483 in Mark Bevir (ed) The Sage Handbook of Governance. London: Sage. (ISBN: 9781847875778)
Ku, Hok Bun (2010) "Bypassing Government/Reconstructing the Village: Formation of Self-organization in a Hakka Community in South China". Rural China: An International Journal of History and Social Science, Vol. 7, pp.268-291.
Ku, Hok Bun, Yuen-tsang, Angelina W. K., Liu, H. C. (2009) “Triple Capacity Building as Critical Pedagogy A Rural Social Work Practicum in China” Journal of Transformative Education. Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 146-163.
Pei, Yu-xin, Zhang, He-qing & Ku, Hok Bun (2009) “Guangzhou social workers in Yingxiu: a case study of social work intervention in the aftermath of the Sichuan 5.12 earthquake in China” China Journal of Social Work. Vol. 2., Issue 3, p. 151-163.
Ku, Hok Bun & Kwok, Jackie Y. C. (2008) “Making a Habitable Space with the New Arrival Women in Hong Kong: An Interdisciplinary Participatory Action Research” Action Research. Vol. 6, No. 3: 279-301.
Yuen-Tsang, Angelina W. K & Ku, Hok Bun (2008) “A journey of 1000 miles begins with one step: The development of culturally relevant social work education and field work practice in China” In Mel Gray, John Coates and Michael Yellow Bird (eds) Indigenous Social Work around the World: Towards culturally relevant education and practice. Burlington, USA: Ashgate.
Ku, Hok Bun (2007) “Hopeful Sociology for Change” Social Transformation in Chinese Societies. Vol. 2, pp. 1-7.
Ku, Hok Bun (2006) “Body, Dress and Cultural Exclusion: Experiences of Parkistanis Female in "Global" Hong Kong” Asian Ethnicity. Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 285-302.
Ku, Hok Bun, Yeung, S. C, & Sung Pauline (2005) “Searching for a Capacity Building Model in Social Work Education” Social Work Education. Vol. 24, No. 2, pp.213-233.
Ku, Hok Bun & Yuen-Tsang (2004) “Capacity Building and Rural Social Development in China", In Ngoh-Tiong Tan & Allison Rowlands (eds), Social Work Around the World III, International Federation of Social Workers, Switzerland, pp.80-94.
Ku, Hok Bun & Liu, H. C. (2004) "Capacity Building and Rural Development Education in China". In Richard Ruzicka et al., Key Contexts for Education and Democracy in Globalising Societies, Prague, Czech Republic: Zeithamlova Milena, Ing. - Agentura Action M, pp.A5-9-A5-16.
Ku, Hok Bun & Croll, Elisabeth (2002) "Social Security: Right and Contracts in a Chinese Village" in Robert Ash edited China's Integration in Asia: Economic Security and Strategic Issues, London: Curzon Press.
Ku, Hok Bun (2001) "The Political Economy of Shatian Pomelo -- Erosion of Patron-client Bond in a Hakka Village of Meixian in the Reform Era of Socialist China" in Cheng-Kuang Hsu (ed) History and Socio-economy. Taibei: Academia Sinica.
Ku, Hok Bun (1999) "Chinese Peasant's Discontent and Resistance in the Post-reform Era," in Lau C. C. (ed)China Review 1999. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press.