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The discourse of unbridled capitalism in postwar Hong Kong

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

During the post-war period, as a broad consensus was thought to have formed in the UK around the welfare state, Hong Kong was widely heralded as an arena in which pre-1945 British capitalist and ... More


John Stuart Mill’s other island: the discourse of unbridled capitalism in post-war Hong Kong

Mark Hampton

in The Cultural Construction of the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097898
eISBN:
9781526104403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097898.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines Hong Kong between 1945 and 1979 as an imagined space in which a British “unbridled capitalism” could flourish even as Britain itself developed a welfare state “consensus”. ... More


Global Crisis:: Why Regulators Trust Financial Markets

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The 2007 financial crisis was initiated by a shock that “was by global financial standards rather modest,” particularly through American and British policy decisions, and was succeeded by a period of ... More


On the Creative and Innovative Economy

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/9789888139446.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author entertains the notion that in the long run, Hong Kong's economic growth counts critically on the creativity and innovation of the citizens. Positive non-interventionism has long been the ... More


The Sino-Japanese War and the American Committee for Non-Participation in Japanese Aggression

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The outbreak of Sino-Japanese War in July 1937 had limited impact on the American people. The American response to the war was in line with the non-interventionist outlook that had characterized ... More


The Coming of War and the American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts (AUCPE) and its campaign for neutrality revision. The AUCPE was formed on March 15, 1939, coincidentally on the day of the ... More


America’s Hour of Decision

Abraham H. Feinberg

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses a sermon by Abraham H. Feinberg on the outbreak of World War II. The sermon is divided into two parts that appear to be in tension with each other. The first part is a ... More


Epilogue: War and Beyond

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue assesses the significance of the organized internationalist movement. It suggests that the greatest public impact of the internationalist organizations came from the Committee to Defend ... More


Hong Kong, Hollywood, and the End of the Network

Sangjoon Lee

in Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the Hong Kong film industry, which has been guided by the principle of positive non-interventionism. It describes the Shaw Brothers, which was built under the Hong Kong ... More


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