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Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Leo F. Goodstadt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The 2007–2009 global financial crisis was predictable and avoidable, but American and British regulators chose not to intervene. They failed to implement their own policies because of an ... More


Global Crisis:: Why Regulators Trust Financial Markets

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The 2007 financial crisis was initiated by a shock that “was by global financial standards rather modest,” particularly through American and British policy decisions, and was succeeded by a period of ... More


Colonial education and the shaping of Philippine literature in English

Isabel Pefianco Martin

in Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

When the Americans arrived in the Philippines in 1898, English was systematically promoted as the language that would “civilize” the Filipinos. It was the language that the colonizer introduced to ... More


The Defence of Hong Kong During the Early Stages of the Cold War, 1945–1960

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is about the continuous strategic relevance of Hong Kong to different powers during the Cold War. The different political, economic, and intelligence uses of Hong Kong by the powers of ... More


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