Dr Lijun Tang
Profiles

Dr Lijun Tang

Lecturer in International Shipping and Port Management

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Business)

Role

Lecturer in International Shipping and Port Management

Qualifications

PhD in Social Sciences, Cardiff University

MSc in International Maritime Studies, Southampton Solent University
BSc in Nautical Sciences, Shanghai Maritime University

Professional membership

Member of Nautical Institute

Member of British Association of Chinese Studies

Teaching interests

Modules:


MAR207 Maritime Geography and Economics
MAR210 Maritime Management and Markets
MAR326 Port and Intermodalism
MAR705 Shipping Finance, Management and LaW
MAR706 Port Management and Policy


Research interests

Employment relations, Occupational health and safety, New technology in shipping

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Yang P & Tang L 2018 '“Positive energy”: Hegemonic intervention and online media discourse in China's Xi Jinping era' China: An International Journal 16, (1) 1-22 Publisher Site PEARL
Xue C, Tang L & Walters D 2018 'Decoupled implementation? Incident reporting in Chinese Shipping' Economic and Industrial Democracy , DOI PEARL
Tang L & Sampson H 2017 'Improving training outcomes: the significance of motivation when learning about new shipboard technology' Journal of Vocational Education and Training , DOI PEARL
Xue C, Tang L & Walters D 2017 'Who is dominant? Occupational Health and Safety management in Chinese shipping' Journal of Industrial Relations 59, (1) 65-84 , DOI PEARL
Sampson H & Tang L 2016 'Strange things happen at sea: training and new technology in a multi-billion global industry' Journal of Education and Work 29, (8) 980-994 , DOI
Zhao Z, Jepsen JR & Tang L 2016 'The reform of Chinese state-owned ship crewing agencies and implications for China’s seafaring labour export' Maritime Policy & Management 43, (6) 737-747 , DOI
Tang L, Llangco MOS & Zhao Z 2016 'Transformations and continuities of issues related to Chinese participation in the global seafarers’ labour market' Maritime Policy & Management 43, (3) 344-355 , DOI
Tang L, Shan D & Yang P 2016 'Workers’ rights defence on China's internet: an analysis of actors' Information, Communication & Society 19, (8) 1171-1186 , DOI
Yang P, Tang L & Wang X 2015 'Diaosi as infrapolitics: Scatological tropes, identity-making and cultural intimacy on China’s Internet' Media, Culture & Society 37, (2) 197-214
Abila SS & Tang L 2014 'Trauma, post-trauma, and support in the shipping industry: The experience of Filipino seafarers after pirate attacks' Marine Policy 46, 132-136 , DOI
Tang L 2013 'Consuming news in Chinese cyberspace: a case study' Continuum 27, (5) 740-751 , DOI
Bhattacharya S & Tang L 2013 'Fatigued for safety? Supply chain occupational health and safety initiatives in shipping' Economic and Industrial Democracy 34, (3) 382-398 , DOI
Bhattacharya S & Tang L 2013 'Middle managers' role in safeguarding OHS: The case of the shipping industry' Safety Science 51, (1) 63-68 , DOI
Tang L 2013 'Relocation, Gender, and Emotion: A Psycho-Social Perspective on the Experiences of Military Wives' QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 13, (3) 377-378 Author Site , DOI
Tang L 2013 'The politics of flies: mocking news in Chinese cyberspace' Chinese Journal of Communication 6, (4) 482-496 , DOI
Tang L 2013 'The Role of Nationalism in the Olympics: Reflecting on the 2012 London Games' Sociological Research Online 18, (2) 1-5 , DOI
Tang L 2012 '‘In the name of love’ Learning through online support' Convergence 18, (4) 465-472
Tang L & Sampson H 2012 'The interaction between mass media and the internet in non-democratic states: The case of China' Media, Culture & Society 34, (4) 457-471 , DOI
Tang L 2012 'Waiting together: Seafarer-partners in cyberspace' TIME & SOCIETY 21, (2) 223-240 Author Site , DOI
Tang L & Bhattacharya S 2011 'Power and Resistance: A Case Study of Satire on the Internet' Sociological Research Online 16, (2) Publisher Site , DOI
Lijun Tang & Peidong Yang 2011 'Symbolic power and the internet: The power of a ‘horse’' Media, Culture & Society 33, (5) 675-691 , DOI
Tang L 2010 'DEVELOPMENT OF ONLINE FRIENDSHIP IN DIFFERENT SOCIAL SPACES' Information, Communication & Society 13, (4) 615-633 , DOI
Tang L 2010 'Empowering or Disempowering? Online Support among Seafarer-Partners' Sociological Research Online 15, (2) 1-12 , DOI
Tang L 2009 'Shaping feelings in cyberspace: The case of Chinese seafarer-partners' Emotion, Space and Society 2, (2) 104-110 , DOI
Tang L & Bhattacharya S 0 'Beyond the management-employee dyad: supply chain initiatives in shipping' Industrial Relations Journal , DOI PEARL
Chapters
Tang L & Chen G 2017 'Costs and benefits of mobility: the case of Chinese seafarers' in Monios J; Wilmsmeier G Maritime Mobilities Routledge PEARL
Tang L 2012 'Online Friendship' in Yang Z Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior Hershey, Pennsylvania IGI Global 412-421
Reports
Sampson H, Acejo I, Ellis N, Tang L & Turgo N 2016 The relationships between seafarers and shore-side personnel: an outline report based on research undertaken in the period 2012-2016.
Sampson H, Acejo I, Ellis N, Tang L & Turgo N 2016 The use of mandatory equipment on board cargo ships: An outline report based on research undertaken in the period 2012-2016.
Ellis N, Sampson H, Acejo I, Tang L, Turgo N & Zhao Z 2012 Seafarer accommodation on contemporary cargo ships.
Sampson H & Tang L 2011 New shipboard technology and training provision for seafarers.