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Hong Kong and the Cold War: Anglo-American Relations 1949-1957

Chi-kwan Mark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273706
eISBN:
9780191706240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273706.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

After 1949, the British Empire in Hong Kong was more vulnerable than the lack of Chinese demand for return and the success of Hong Kong's economic transformations might have suggested. Its ... More


The role of government in managing cross-boundary co-operation between Hong Kong and mainland China

Peter Tsan-yin Cheung

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the considerable expansion and intensification of cross-boundary relations between Hong Kong and the Mainland in the years since 1997, and especially since 2003. Greater ... More


Globalization, Regionalization, and the Knowledge‐Based Economy in Hong Kong

Michael J. Enright

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The Hong Kong economy has been influenced by globalization, regionalization, and the emergence of the knowledge‐based economy perhaps more than any other. Hong Kong is unique in terms of its ... More


Controlling the ‘American diaspora’ in Hong Kong: Intelligence, Covert Action, and Propaganda

CHI-KWAN MARK

in Hong Kong and the Cold War: Anglo-American Relations 1949-1957

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273706
eISBN:
9780191706240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273706.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents a chronological overview of Hong Kong in Anglo–American interactions between 1949 and 1957. It discusses the broader implications of the Hong Kong case for Cold War ... More


Justice for Migrant Workers? The Case of Foreign Domestic Workers in Hong Kong and Singapore 1

Daniel A. Bell and Nicola Piper

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The trend in Western liberal democracies is to extend to long-term residents most, if not all, the legal rights of citizens and improving their access to citizenship for immigrants and their ... More


The Mainlandization of Hong Kong

Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

in The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

On July 1, 1997, Hong Kong was returned of its sovereignty from Britain to the People's Republic of China (PRC). Since its freedom from the British reign, its political development proved to be ... More


Immigration Policies and Human Resources Planning

Johannes M. M. Chan

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/9789622099180.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter alerts to the complexity of the immigrant process and the contradictory policies on both sides of the border that exacerbate already difficult family situations. It also points to the ... More


Speculations about the Speculation against the Hong Kong Dollar

David T. Beers and Neil Wallace

in Rational Expectations and Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158709
eISBN:
9781400847648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158709.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the recent substantial depreciation of the Hong Kong dollar. From 1974 until October 1983, Hong Kong's officially professed monetary policy allowed both the quantity and the ... More


Passage to Reunification: From 1990 to 1997

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0026
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows that the local party machinery went all out to counter that “sinner for a thousand years”—Chris Patten—although it had limited success in denting the governor's popularity with the ... More


Reunification and Fashioning a New Political Order: From 1997 to 2009

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0029
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter covers the period from 1997 to 2009—the sixth phase, as well as the start of the seventh phase. It specifically offers a substantive discussion about the merits of the Chinese Communist ... More


Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Christine Loh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an examination of the role that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has played in Hong Kong since the creation of the Party in 1921, through to the present day. The book brings events ... More


Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Kam Louie (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Hong Kong as a world city draws on a rich variety of foundational “texts” in film, fiction, architecture, and other forms of visual culture. The city has been a cultural fault-line for centuries—a ... More


Chinese Britishness

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that the Government generally showed little interest in turning Hong Kong people into Britons, and there is little evidence that many Chinese ever identified subjectively as ... More


Patron-Client Pluralism and Beijing's Relations with Hong Kong

Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

in The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter reviews the perspectives arising from the political relationships between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Beijing. These perspectives include Hong Kong's ... More


Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life

Denise Tse-Shang Tang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083015
eISBN:
9789882209855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083015.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Dense living conditions in Hong Kong do not provide much privacy for lesbians and other sexual minorities living with their families. As a result, lesbians often locate alternative spaces to develop ... More


The Limits of Hatred: Popular Attitudes Towards the West in Republican Canton

Virgil K.Y. Ho

in Understanding Canton: Rethinking Popular Culture in the Republican Period

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282715
eISBN:
9780191603037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282714.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Cantonese displayed acceptance of Westerners and their cultures in the late imperial and Republican period, in spite of their reputation for being xenophobic and anti-foreign since the days of ... More


Purge, War and Civil War: From 1927 to 1948

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

The party's activities in Hong Kong entered a new phase in 1927 when Chiang Kai-shek embarked on the Party Purification Movement against Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members all over China. The ... More


The Taking Back of Hong Kong: From 1977 to 1984

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0020
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter deals with the shaping of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s policy on the taking back of Hong Kong and the party's strategies to win hearts and minds of the Hong Kong community during ... More


The Shaping of Post-Colonial Hong Kong: From 1983 to 1989

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0023
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter offers an explanation on the shaping of post-Colonial Hong Kong from 1983 to 1989. It starts by presenting the issue of internal reorganisation. In addition, a special kind of united ... More


Governance crisis and changing state-business relations: A political economy perspective

Tai-lok Lui and Stephen Wing-kai Chiu

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that since the 1990s there has been a weakening of the traditional tightly-knit government-business alliance that characterised colonial rule because of greater competition and ... More


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