Hong Kong 20 Years after the Handover: Emerging Social and Institutional Fractures After 1997

Hong Kong 20 Years after the Handover: Emerging Social and Institutional Fractures After 1997

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319846330
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/17/2018
Series: Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 347
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Dr. Brian C.H. Fong is Associate Director of The Academy of Hong Kong Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong.

Professor Lui Tai-lok is Vice President (Research and Development), Chair Professor of Hong Kong Studies and Director of The Academy of Hong Kong Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong.



Table of Contents


Introduction: “One Country, Two Systems” From Theory to Practice: Emerging Social and Institutional Fractures in Hong Kong since 1997; Lui, Tai Lok and Brian C.H. Fong.- Part I: Constitutional and political fractures.- Chapter 1: The Impasse over Constitutional Reform: Negotiating Democracy in Hong Kong; Poon, Kit.- Chapter 2: From Executive-dominance to Fragmented Authority: An Institutional and Political Analysis; Ma, Ngok.- Chapter 3: Executive-legislative Disconnection in the HKSAR: Uneasy partnership between Chief Executives and pro-government parties, 1997-2016; Brian C.H. Fong.- Chapter 4: Changing Political Activism: Before and after the Umbrella Movement; Lam, Wai Man.- Chapter 5: State Capacity and Political Disconnection in the HKSAR: The Case Study of Healthcare Financing Reform; Chan, Alex Wo-shun.- Part II: Economic and social fractures.- Chapter 6: Financialization and Economic Inequality in Hong Kong: The Cost of Finance-led Growth Regime; Lee, Kim Ming.- Chapter 7: Unequal Vulnerability to Social Risks: Analysis of Hong Kong’s Social Strata; Chan, Chi Kit and Ho, David Wai Lun.- Chapter 8: Housing Policy and Social Discontent after 1997: History and Continuity of Home Ownership; Yau, Ken.- Chapter 9: Growing Tensions in Hong Kong’s State-Nonprofit Relations; Kwan, Ricky Chi-kin and Chui, Ernest Wing-tak.- Chapter 10: A Historical Perspective on Hong Kong Autonomy: Traditions of British Imperialism, Maritime Enclave and Contending Views of British Interest; Yep, Ray Kin Man.- Chapter 11: In Beijing’s Tight Embrace: Hong Kong-Mainland Relations amid Integration and Confrontation; Cheung, Peter Tsan Yin.- Chapter 12: Undoing China’s Charm Offensive: Chinese Tourists in Hong Kong’s News Discourses (2003-2015); Chan, Chi Kit.- Chapter 13: Fading Opportunities: Hong Kong in the Context of Regional Integration; Lui, Tai Lok.- Epilogue: Falling Apart?: Fractures in “One Country, Two Systems” Model; Lui, Tai Lok and Brian C.H. Fong

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