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Hong Kong and the World

Ting Wai and Ellen Lai

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter analyses the role and place of the HKSAR in the wider world. Even though the HKSAR is now formally part of China, it remains an international city with strong links to the West. Chinese ... More


Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century

Alejandro Portes and Ariel C. Armony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297104
eISBN:
9780520969612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297104.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Over the last quarter of a century, no other city like Miami has rapidly transformed into a global city. This book charts the social tensions and unexpected consequences of this remarkable process of ... More


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