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Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao$
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Newman M K Lam and Ian Scott

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9789888083282

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888083282.001.0001

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Social Stability and Economic Growth

Social Stability and Economic Growth

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Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao

Ian Scott

Hong Kong University Press

This introductory chapter examines Macao's recent history, paying particular attention to social, political and governance problems in the years before and after Macao's return to China in 1999 and to the effects on governance and society of the deregulation of the gaming industry in 2002. It also sets out the scope of the book and summarises the other chapters.

Keywords:   Macao, China, gaming, governance, government, investment, society, politics, deregulation, economy

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