Contemporary Hong Kong government and politics / edited by Lam Wai-man, Percy Luen-tim Lui, Wilson Wong

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Subjects: Hong Kong (China)--Politics and government--1997-
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Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Expanded 2nd ed
Published: Hong Kong [China] : Hong Kong University Press, c2012 (Baltimore, Md. : Project Muse 2012) (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 electronic text (xiii, 400 p.) :) ill., digital file
Alternate Titles: Print version: 9789888139477
Additional Authors: Wong, Wilson Wai Ho
Lui, Percy Luen-tim
Lam, Wai-man
Project Muse
Notes: ISBN: 9789882208889
ISBN: 9789888139477
"A project by the Hong Kong Political Science Association."
Rev. ed. of Contemporary Hong Kong politics
Issued as part of UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: 1. Political context / Lam Wai-man -- pt. I. Political institutions -- 2. The executive / Li Pang-kwong -- 3. The legislature / Percy Luen-tim Lui -- 4. The judiciary / Benny Y.T. Tai -- 5. The civil service / Wilson Wong -- 6. District councils, advisory bodies, and statutory bodies / Jermain T.M. Lam -- pt. II. Mediating institutions and political actors -- 7. Mobilization and conflicts over Hong Kong's democratic reform / Sing Ming and Tang Yuen-sum -- 8. Political parties and elections / Ma Ngok -- 9. Civil society / Elaine Y.M. Chan -- 10. Political identity, culture, and participation / Lam Wai-man -- 11. Mass media and public opinion / Joseph M. Chan and Francis L.F. Lee -- pt. III. Policy environment -- 12. Economic policy / Wilson Wong and Raymond Yuen -- 13. Changes in social policy in Hong Kong since 1997 : old wine in new bottles? / Wong Hung -- 14. Urban policy / James Lee -- pt. IV. Political environment -- 15. The changing relations between Hong Kong and the mainland since 2003 / Peter T.Y. Cheung -- 16. Hong Kong and the world / Ting Wai and Ellen Lai -- Conclusion : looking to the future / the editors -- Index
Abstract: This new and fully revised edition of Contemporary Hong Kong politics critically assesses the main strands of continuity and change in Hong Kong's government and politics since the creation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 1997. It first investigates the core institutions of the SAR, focusing on the Executive, the Legislature, the Judiciary, the civil service, District Councils, and advisory and statutory bodies. It then examines progress in democratic reform in in Hong Kong and the main components of civil society, including political parties, elections, political identity, and mass media and public opinion. Analyses of key policy sectors then follow. In its concluding chapters, the volume explores Hong Kong's relations with the Mainland and the wider world. This book is essential reading for anyone--student, teacher or researcher--interested in Hong Kong's experience under "one country, two systems."
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OCLC Number: muse9789882208889
ISBN/ISSN: 9789882208889
9789888139477