Democracy Denied: Identity, Civil Society and Illiberal Democracy in Hong Kong

1st Edition

Nicholas Thomas

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Routledge
Published December 17, 2018
Reference - 320 Pages
ISBN 9780429459030 - CAT# KE65938
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

Published in 1999, this book is designed to provide the reader with a detailed understanding of Hong Kong’s social and political development. It offers a contemporary, holistic understanding of Hong Kong, which will not only complement existing works but also provide the reader with a solid foundation for understanding future developments in the territory. The book is divided into three sections: Identity, Civil Society and Politics. The first two sections provide a discrete understanding of the issues involved. This analysis is then utilised to explain the particular path of political development Hong Kong experienced in the 1980s and 1990s. Due to the in-depth analysis provided this work will be of use either to academics or to members of the general public seeking to understand the development of Hong Kong.

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