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The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong RelationsA Model for Taiwan?

The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Sonny Shiu-hing Lo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book assesses the implementation of “one country, two systems” in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) from the political, judicial, legal, economic, and societal dimensions. The ... More

Pax SinicaGeopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Y.Y. Kueh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The book confronts the popular conjecture of a Pax Sinica emerging to replace Pax Americana in the wake of global financial crisis. It argues that by virtue of its overwhelming economic, ... More

Political Development in Hong KongState, Political Society, and Civil Society

Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Ma Ngok

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reviews the political development of Hong Kong before and after 1997, in particular the evolution of state–society relations in the last two decades, to analyze the slow development of ... More

The Public Sector in Hong Kong

The Public Sector in Hong Kong

Ian Scott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091726
eISBN:
9789882207578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book describes and analyses the role of the public sector in the often charged political atmosphere of post-1997 Hong Kong. It discusses critical constitutional, organisational, and policy ... More

Voices from TibetSelected Essays and Reportage

Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage

Tsering Woeser and Lixiong Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208111
eISBN:
9789888268191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208111.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degradation, cultural ... More

Whither Taiwan and Mainland ChinaNational Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Whither Taiwan and Mainland China: National Identity, the State and Intellectuals

Zhidong Hao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091009
eISBN:
9789882207691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This is one of the few books that argues for a feasible compromise solution to the political conflict across the Taiwan Strait that still troubles greater China. The book elaborates on the factors ... More

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