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

Yue Chim Richard Wong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The world economic landscape has experienced seismic changes in the fifteen years after restoration of Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997. Fortunately, the Hong Kong economy has remained ... More


Rescaling the Local and the National:: Trans-border Production of Hong Kong TV Dramas in Mainland China

Carol Chow and Eric Ma

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines “trans-border production,” a term unique to the geo-cultural politics of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). The border between the Mainland and the SAR is less ... More


Applications of polarimetry and interferometry

S. R. Cloude

in Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569731
eISBN:
9780191721908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569731.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter considers practical application of many of the concepts in earlier chapters to problems in remote sensing. It begins with a treatment of imaging radar, where most applications currently ... More


Political Context

Lam Wai-man

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/9789622098299.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter summarizes the general context of changes in Hong Kong since 1997. It begins by emphasizing the Sino-British negotiations and the Basic Law. The relationship between Hong Kong and ... More


Political Development in Hong Kong

Ma Ngok

in Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book focuses on looking into Hong Kong's political development over the past two decades, giving particular attention to the development experience after 1997's sovereignty handover. After Hong ... More


Encroachments on Civil Society

Ma Nagok

in Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

The non-democratic governments are bound to do something about the increased likelihood of changing an authoritarian regime through how a strong and autonomous civil society can check an ... More


An Institutionalist’s Conclusion

Ma Nagok

in Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This concluding chapter explores and analyzes the problems experienced in terms of the SAR governance and of Hong Kong's democratic development. A combination of an institutional analysis of SAR ... More


Hong Kong and the World

Ting Wai and Ellen Lai

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/9789622098299.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the role and place of the Special Administrative Region (SAR) in the wider world. It specifically investigates the complex relationship between the theory and practice of “one ... More


The Return to Chinese Rule: 1997–2009

Michael Littlewood

in Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the British Handover of Hong Kong to China. On 30 June 1997, Hong Kong ceased to be a British colony and became a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic ... More


Hong Kong: from familistic to Confucian welfare

Sammy Chiu and Victor Wong

in East Asian welfare regimes in transition: From Confucianism to globalisation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345523
eISBN:
9781447302162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345523.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on the ways in which the new Hong Kong SAR government has been appealing to traditional Confucian values to emphasise nationhood and reinforce and legitimize the maintenance of a ... More


Managing welfare in post-colonial Hong Kong

Chak Kwan Chan

in East Asian welfare regimes in transition: From Confucianism to globalisation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345523
eISBN:
9781447302162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345523.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter continues the analysis of social policy in the Hong Kong SAR. It focuses on the mode of welfare management: the essential nature of state intervention in welfare and the heavy impact of ... More


Financial Restructuring for Economic Recovery in China and the Hong Kong SAR*

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/9789888083824.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

‘How did the SAR government cope with the Asian financial crisis and would there have been better alternatives?’ This raises a number of associated questions listed as follows, and the major problems ... More


Black and White Together

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0031
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Legislators, not differentiating between whites and blacks, blamed student unrest on communist influence. Students Against Racism (SAR) formed, called an unsuccessful strike, then rallied a crowd to ... More


Spatial variation and linear modeling of ecological data

Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich and Gordon A. Fox

in Ecological Statistics: Contemporary theory and application

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199672547
eISBN:
9780191796487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672547.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Spatial variation has been often considered undesirable noise in ecological studies because many statistical methods used assume random spatial distributions. It is time to change this because ... More


Information and Reporting Obligations

Hugo D. Lodge

in Blackstone’s Guide to The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198844778
eISBN:
9780191932410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844778.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 2018 Act broadens the scope of reporting obligations. Since 2017, the combined effect of statute and regulations require relevant businesses and professionals (e.g. financial institutions, ... More


Active Microwave Systems for Monitoring Drought Stress

Anne M. Smith

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Remote sensing can provide timely and economical monitoring of large areas. It provides the ability to generate information on a variety of spatial and temporal scales. Generally, remote sensing is ... More


Introduction

Hugo D. Lodge

in Blackstone’s Guide to The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198844778
eISBN:
9780191932410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844778.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Without the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 (‘the 2018 Act’), the UK would not meet its international obligations post Brexit. Further, the 2018 Act gives the UK the means to take a ... More


People’s Republic of China

Richard Frimston, Wang Hao, and Mang Tian

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0040
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

China is a country with only one constitution. Only the National People’s Congress and its Standing Committee has legislative powers. The State Council has legislative powers only when delegated ... More


Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Richard Frimston and John Budge

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Under the concept of one country, two systems, even though the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (‘SAR’) is politically part of the People’s Republic of China (‘PRC’), its legal system is ... More


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