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Masters and colonisers: the politics of Chinese domestic mastery, 1920s–1930s

Claire Lowrie

in Masters and servants: Cultures of empire in the tropics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095337
eISBN:
9781526109651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095337.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 6 considers the politics of intimacy within Chinese colonial homes, drawing on the accounts of Chinese employers of servants and analysing representations of these employers in government ... More


The Origins of Policy, 1917–30

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores issues that arose between 1918 and 1930. It examines the belated introduction of factory legislation and legislation concerning the registration and eventual abolition of the ... More


Britain's Influence over Hong Kong's Policy, 1929–41

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the Hong Kong government’s lack of policy formulation capacity over such a fundamental issue as currency resulted in it relying on expertise elsewhere in the form of the ... More


A Historical Perspective of Women’s Activism in Hong Kong

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter outlines the major historical aspects of women's activism during the British colonial period (1843–1997) and the emergence of feminist politics in the lead up to governance under the PRC ... More


Anglican Women and Social Service in Hong Kong: Historical Contributions and Continuing Legacy

Jane Lee

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the contribution of Anglican women, Chinese and British, in the promotion of welfare for women and children in Hong Kong from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. The ... More


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