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

Sonny Shiu-hing Lo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book assesses the implementation of “one country, two systems” in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) from the political, judicial, legal, economic, and societal dimensions. The ... More


The Politics of Judicial Autonomy

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/9789622099081.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In January 1999, the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) made a controversial decision on the debate of the right to abode of the mainland Chinese in the HKSAR. As a result, the HKSAR government asked the ... More


The Election of the Hong Kong Deputies to the National People's Congress

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/9789622099081.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the politics of selecting Hong Kong members of the Tenth National People's Congress (NPC) as well as the role of the Liaison Officer in the second election of NPC deputies. As ... More


The Chinese Communist Party Tools of Co-optation and Persuasion

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/9789888028948.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

A co-optation strategy aims to bring as many people on side as possible, and coupled with propaganda, these have always been, and remain, the essential hand-in-glove tools to win the “hearts and ... More


The making of social policy in China

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the nature and organisational structure of the Chinese Communist Party. It also explains the key policy players in China's politics, including the Politburo Standing Committee, ... More


“Sitting on a Volcano”: Black Power in Burnham's Guyana

Kate Quinn

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the response of Forbes Burnham's People's National Congress (PNC) government to local, regional and international Black Power. It examines the complex relationship between the ... More


An Interlude in Beijing

Melvyn C. Goldstein, Dawei Sherap, and William R. Siebenschuh

in A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240896
eISBN:
9780520940307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240896.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1953, Phüntso Wangye was sent to Beijing with a delegation of Tibetan religious leaders attending the inaugural meeting of the Buddhist Association of China. Just before they were going to depart, ... More


Tension in Lhasa

Melvyn C. Goldstein, Dawei Sherap, and William R. Siebenschuh

in A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240896
eISBN:
9780520940307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240896.003.0019
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Dalai Lama arrived in Lhasa on April 1, 1957. In the summer of 1957, Phüntso Wangye returned to Beijing to attend that year's session of the National People's Congress. Not long after he arrived, ... More


The Grenada Revolution and the Caribbean Left: The Case of the Guyana Working People’s Alliance

David Hinds

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The politics of most Caribbean Left parties were influenced by the experience of the Grenada Revolution and its ultimate demise. This chapter examines the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) of Guyana, ... More


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