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Post-war Housing Policy and the British Government

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/9789888083947.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The implications of the failure of the Governor, Sir Alexander Grantham, in the role of bureaucratic entrepreneur are examined through his inability to effectively address the problems of low-cost ... More


Squatter Resettlement

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/9789888083947.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The theme of Governor Grantham’s failure in the role of bureaucratic entrepreneur is continued in this chapter, which deals with the resettlement of squatters. This chapter also shows how autonomy ... More


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