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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


Links with the Mainland

Ray Yep

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/9789622098299.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter provides a general overview of the extent of social and economic integration between Hong Kong and the Mainland. It also outlines the formal communication channels between the two ... 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


Growing as a Part of China: A Historical Perspective

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The historical developments in Hong Kong have always been defined by its relationship with mainland China. The changing permeability of the “border” between Hong Kong and China largely embodies the ... More


Consuming satellite modernities: Hong Kong as an object of desire1

Eric Kit-wai Ma

in Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the role of Hong Kong in the global network of transborder exchanges. Mainland migrants who came to Hong Kong in different periods of time are interviewed and their stories ... More


Imagining Hong Kong: Featuring transborder imageries

Eric Kit-wai Ma

in Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the configurations of transborder imaginations, featuring their general characteristics and the social circumstances from which they are formed in the minds of the people in ... More


Commerce and Globalization

Lisa Odham Stokes

in Peter Ho-Sun Chan's He's a Woman, She's a Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099708
eISBN:
9789882207257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099708.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Grounded mainly on the historic aspects of Mainland ties and the country's colonial and post-colonial relations between Britain, Hong Kong cinema during the period between the 1980s and the 1990s was ... More


Introduction

Jan Terje Faarlund

in The Syntax of Mainland Scandinavian

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198817918
eISBN:
9780191859298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817918.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

The chapter has three parts. The first part is an introduction to the Mainland Scandinavian languages, with a brief sketch of their history, their relationship to the other Scandinavian languages, ... More


Introduction: Dead Man Talking

Ruth H. Sanders

in The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226493893
eISBN:
9780226493923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493923.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian, often referred to together as "Mainland Scandinavian," are all daughters of extinct Old Norse, as are the "Insular Scandinavian" languages Icelandic and Faroese. Both ... More


Hong Kong–based Fans of Mainland Idol Li Yuchun: Elective Belonging, Gender Ambiguity, and Rooted Cosmopolitanism

Maud Lavin

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The more than 30 percent of Hong Kong residents born in Mainland China often face discrimination in their daily lives. This essay explores how those of this group who are fans and followers of ... More


Issues of Decolonization: Two Essay Documentaries by Evans Chan

Tony Williams

in Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative Histories: The Cinema of Evans Chan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208166
eISBN:
9789888313488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208166.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines two essay documentaries dealing with issues of decolonization affecting Hong Kong and Macao. They are considered as examples of the director’s type of interrogative cinema. ... More


The Greater China Growth Triangle in the Asian Financial Crisis*

Y. Y. Kueh

in Pax Sinica: Geopolitics and Economics of China's Ascendance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888083824
eISBN:
9789888180158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083824.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter primarily centres on the economic cooperation between Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China to examine the impacts of the Asian financial crisis on trade and investment flows among the ... More


The USS Taiwan?

Jude Woodward

in The US vs China: Asia's new Cold War?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526121998
eISBN:
9781526128652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121998.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the developing relations between Taiwan and Mainland China. After a post-war history that pitted them as rival governments of China, despite both sides having to abandon the ... More


Semi-Orthodox Prose Poetry: Liu Zaifu 半正统散文诗 :刘再复告别散文诗‎

Nick Admussen

in Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856526
eISBN:
9780824873011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856526.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter four is a close reading of Liu Zaifu, a poet, scholar and essayist who wrote prose poetry throughout the 1980s. In the early 1980s, Liu Zaifu continued prose poetry's tradition of finding a ... More


Transformed Social Foundations of Governance in Rural China: Rural–Urban Migration and Social Environments in Chinese Villages

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter shows how outward migration has transformed the close-knit social environment and eroded the social foundations for the performance of indigenous relation-based institutions in some ... More


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