eBook Hong Kong Under Chinese Rule: Economic Integration And Political Gridlock, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814447676
  • ISBN-13: 9789814447676
  • DDC: 951.2506
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This edited volume is a compilation of the analyses written by East Asian Institute experts on Hong Kong since the handover. It covers most, if not all the important events that have taken place in Hong Kong since 1997, including its economic integration and relations with China, its governance conundrums, the Hong Kong identity and nation-building, the implementation of the minimum wage, and the elections from 2011-2012. The books panoramic view of Hong Kong makes it a useful resource for readers who seek a broad understanding of the city and how it has evolved after its return to China. It also offers some glimpses into the direction Hong Kong is heading in its socio-economic relations with China at both the state and society levels, as well as its domestic political developments and the prospects for democratization.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Integration and Interdependence.
2: After Smooth Handover, Now the Hard Part.
3: CEPA: A Gift from Beijing?.
4: Hong Kong's CEPA with Mainland China.
5: Economic Recovery: A Bumpy Road Ahead.
6: Broadening Its Economic Linkages with Guangdong.
7: Governance Crises and Social Discontent.
8: Ending the Governance Crisis?.
9: The Politics of Chief Executive Elections from Tung to Tsang.
10: State, Market Force and National Identity.
11: Identity Politics.
12: The Road to a Statutory Minimum Wage: Lessons and Implications.
13: Is Hong Kong Dying?.
14: Electoral Reforms and Democratisation.
15: Democratisation in Hong Kong: A Crisis Brewing for Beijing?.
16: Political Reform and Dilemma.
17: The 2011 District Council Election: A New Political Landscape?.
18: The 2012 Chief Executive Election and After.
19: The 2012 Legislative Council Election: New Political Landscape and Governance Challenges.