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Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Wai-man Lam and Percy Luen-tim Lui


This new and fully revised edition of Contemporary Hong Kong Government and 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 Hong Kong and the main components of civil society, including political parties, elections, political ... More

Keywords: Hong Kong, Government, Politics, Special Administrative Region, Judiciary, Executive Council, Legislative Council, District Councils, Statutory bodies, Public opinion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9789888139477
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wai-man Lam, editor

Percy Luen-tim Lui, editor

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