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Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Francis Wing-lin Lee


The younger generation—those under the age of 25—account for more than a quarter of Hong Kong's population. A much misunderstood group, these people have special characteristics and needs, and some are particularly vulnerable. Substance abuse among young people is on the rise, and juveniles make up a third of total arrests every year. Extra effort and attention is required of policy-makers, educators, and social workers to help this group make a positive contribution to society. This book seeks to promote understanding of Hong Kong's younger generation and offers strategies for working with th ... More

Keywords: younger generation, Hong Kong's population, substance abuse, juveniles, arrests, positive contribution, society, healthy and productive development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9789888028801
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Francis Wing-lin Lee, author