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China and Unification: Strategic Choices on the Taiwan Issue

Ye Zicheng, Guoli Liu, and Steven I. Levine

in Inside China’s Grand Strategy: The Perspective from the People's Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126456
eISBN:
9780813135465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126456.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The unification of Taiwan and the mainland is a core interest of China, but protecting Taiwan is not a core or even an important interest of the United States. Taiwan will be gradually marginalized ... More


The Mainlandization of Hong Kong

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/9789622099081.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

On July 1, 1997, Hong Kong was returned of its sovereignty from Britain to the People's Republic of China (PRC). Since its freedom from the British reign, its political development proved to be ... More


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 Greater China Growth Triangle in the Asian Financial Crisis*

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/9789888083824.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter primarily centres on the economic cooperation between Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China to examine the impacts of the Asian financial crisis on trade and investment flows among the ... More


A Fusion of Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong Political Cultures in the 2007 Chief Executive Election

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/9789622099081.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates the amalgamation of mainland China and Hong Kong political cultures as observed in the 2007 Chief Executive Election. The election of 2007 represented a fusion of mainland ... More


Imagining Hong Kong: Featuring transborder imageries

Eric Kit-wai Ma

in Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the configurations of transborder imaginations, featuring their general characteristics and the social circumstances from which they are formed in the minds of the people in ... More


Growing as a Part of China: A Historical Perspective

Yue Chim Richard Wong

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The historical developments in Hong Kong have always been defined by its relationship with mainland China. The changing permeability of the “border” between Hong Kong and China largely embodies the ... More


The Importance of Migration Flow to Hong Kong’s Future

Richard Y. C. Wong and Ka-fu Wong

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With institutional and cultural improvisations facilitated by systems of law regarding custom and rights, Hong Kong has, over the century, absorbed different kinds of migrants and sojourners. The ... More


Taiwan's “Economic Miracle” and the Prospect for Unification with Mainland China

Immanuel C. Y. Hsü

in China without mao: The Search for a New Order

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195060560
eISBN:
9780199854370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195060560.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Modern Taiwan was transformed from an agricultural society to an industrial power within a generation. The title “Little Japan” evokes a mixed reaction of open displeasure and secret pride. In East ... More


Issues of Decolonization: Two Essay Documentaries by Evans Chan

Tony Williams

in Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative Histories: The Cinema of Evans Chan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208166
eISBN:
9789888313488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208166.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines two essay documentaries dealing with issues of decolonization affecting Hong Kong and Macao. They are considered as examples of the director’s type of interrogative cinema. ... More


Working with female migrant workers in Hong Kong

Suet-lin Hung and Kwok-kin Fung

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses how socio-political forces in Hong Kong shaped the situation of new immigrants from mainland China. It provides an overview of responses from the community development field ... More


Internment

Ray Barman

in Resist to the End: Hong Kong, 1941-1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099760
eISBN:
9789882207363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099760.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the internment of military men in Shamshuipo Camp, which consisted of small brick huts which numbered about fifty in all. It notes that, in peacetime, it was known as “Hankow” ... More


Stepping out? Women in the Chaoshan Emigrant Communities, 1850–1950*

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines women in Chaozhou (eastern Guangdong) during the late imperial and early Republican periods. It uses Chaozhou as an example to argue firstly that economic determination cannot ... More


1900–2010

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb

in Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010: Korea, Manchuria, Mongolia, Eastern Siberia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160704
eISBN:
9780231537162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160704.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This part of the book explores the political configuration of Northeast Asia from the twentieth century to the first decades of the twenty-first century. The Russo–Japanese War which resulted in ... More


Conclusion

Ka-che Yip

in Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095878
eISBN:
9789882206854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095878.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This section explains that the essays in this book have examined both the temporal and spatial aspects of the development of various approaches to combating malaria during the colonial and ... More


Transformed Social Foundations of Governance in Rural China: Rural–Urban Migration and Social Environments in Chinese Villages

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter shows how outward migration has transformed the close-knit social environment and eroded the social foundations for the performance of indigenous relation-based institutions in some ... More


Shanghai in the 1920s–1930s: The Joint Was Jumpin’

Eugene Marlow

in Jazz in China: From Dance Hall Music to Individual Freedom of Expression

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817990
eISBN:
9781496818034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817990.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Western perspective of mainland China as a country dominated by a harsh, paranoid, and obsessive-compulsive leadership has not been without some merit. Movies and television programs have tended ... More


Socio-Political Structures and Market Organization in Regional Industrial Systems

Xiaoke Zhang

in Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198729167
eISBN:
9780191795886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729167.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents a comparative analysis of changes and variations in the configuration of exchange relationships between IC design houses and their local customers in Hsinchu-Taipei, Hong Kong ... More


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