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Conclusion: Whither Hong Kong and the Hong Konger?

Helen F. Siu and Agnes S. Ku

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The point of departure here is a shared understanding of the importance of Hong Kong's population. The book has highlighted that Hong Kong's chief resource has always been its people. It has ... More


An Anatomy of European and American Perspectives on China in the International System

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Despite the growing quantity of linkages between both sides, EU-China ties remain derivate of relations with the US. The EU and China are not each other's foreign policy priorities. A close analysis ... More


Human Rights and EU-China Relations

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Disagreements over human rights are a highly contested issue in EU-China relations. At stake are not only diverging interpretations of human rights, but also the efficacy of Europe's human rights ... More


The Rainbow Lobby: The Sexual Diversity Network and the Military-Installed Government in Thailand

Douglas Sanders

in Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083046
eISBN:
9789882207325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how the initiatives of an autonomous national human-rights commission in Thailand have been a factor as the state has begun to play a more active role in recognizing and ... More


The Judiciary

Benny Y. T. Tai

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter deals with the fundamental principles of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's (HKSAR's) legal system, which include the common law system, rule of law, judicial independence, ... More


Juvenile Justice Issues(4): Restorative Justice (RJ) for Young Offenders

Francis Wing-lin Lee

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Since human rights have increasingly been highlighted over recent years, retributive measures for correction that involve punishing offenders for their wrong-doings are being de-emphasized. Although ... More


The Importance of Migration Flow to Hong Kong’s Future

Richard Y. C. Wong and Ka-fu Wong

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With institutional and cultural improvisations facilitated by systems of law regarding custom and rights, Hong Kong has, over the century, absorbed different kinds of migrants and sojourners. The ... More


Chinese Traditional Ideas and the Treatment of Disease: Two Examples from Hong Kong: (1970)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter is based on data obtained during a study of child-rearing in Hong Kong and deals with problems in the perception, conception, and treatment of two human disorders by Chinese traditional ... More


Introduction

Wenqing Kang

in Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099807
eISBN:
9789882207233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099807.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Discussing male same-sex relations in China during the first half of the twentieth century entailes using the wide vocabulary that is often seen in translated literary works, sexological writings, ... More


The Transgression of Sharing and Copying:: Pirating Japanese Animation in China

Laikwan Pang

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As one of the most prominent creative industries in the world, the Japanese cartoon industry has yet to consciously turn itself into a full member of this new economy. This chapter examines the ... More


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