Crisis and Transformation in China's Hong Kong

Crisis and Transformation in China's Hong Kong

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Hong Kong has undergone sweeping transformation since its return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997. This is a multidisciplinary assessment of the new regime and key issues, challenges, crises and opportunities confronting the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 150.9 x 238.3 x 30.7mm | 698.54g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • New
  • tables, index
  • 0765610000
  • 9780765610003

Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Hong Kong SAR in Flux, Ming K. Chan 2. Hong Kong and the Reconstruction of China's Political Order, Suzanne Pepper 3. Realpolitik Realignment of the Democratic Camp in the Hong Kong SAR, Ming K. Chan 4. Changing Political Cleavages in Post-1997 Hong Kong: A Study of the Changes through the Electoral Arena, Ngok Ma 5. The 1999 District Councils Elections, Wing-yat Yu, Kwok-fai Wan, and Shiu-hing Lo 6. Transformation of the Civil Service System, Anthony B. L. Cheung 7. Chapter One of Hong Kong's New Constitution: Constitutional Positioning and Repositioning, Benny Y. T. Tai 8. Legal Facets of Hong Kong SAR Economic Development: The Legacy from the Colonial Era and Constitutional Constraint, Berry Fong-Chung Hsu 9. Hong Kong's Economy Since 1997, Francis T. Lui 10. "Fifty Years No Change?" Land-use Planning and Development in Hong Kong under Constitutional Capitalism, Lawrence Lai 11. Hong Kong's Language Policy in the Post-Colonial Age - Social Justice and Globalization, Chao Fen Sun 12. The Transformation of Academic Autonomy in Hong Kong, Gerard A. Postiglione 13. Walking on a Tight Rope: Hong Kong's Media Facing Political and Economic Challenges Since Sovereignty Transfer, Tuen-yu Lau and Yiu-ming To 14. Post-Colonial Cultural Trends in Hong Kong - Imagining the Local, National, and Global, Agnes S. Ku 15. Conclusion: Crisis and Transformation in the Hong Kong SAR - Toward Soft Authoritarian Developmentalism? Alvin Y. So and Ming K. Chan Index
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