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Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Wai-man Lam, Percy Luen-tim Lui, and Ian Holliday


This book is a project by the Hong Kong Political Science Association. The politics of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) have often been turbulent in the decade since the 1997 handover. The book presents an analysis of the main strands of continuity and change during the period. It looks first at the core institutions of the SAR, focusing on the executive, legislature, judiciary, civil service, District Councils, and advisory and statutory bodies. The book then turns to supporting structures in the wider society, paying particular attention to political parties and elections, ... More

Keywords: politics, Hong Kong, 1997 handover, core institutions, supporting structures, policy sectors

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9789622098299
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wai-man Lam, editor

Percy Luen-tim Lui, author

Ian Holliday, editor

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