Society and politics in Hong Kong by Zhaojia Liu

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Published by The Chinese University Press in Hong Kong .

Written in English

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  • Political stability -- Hong Kong,
  • Hong Kong -- Politics and government,
  • Hong Kong -- Economic conditions,
  • Hong Kong -- Social conditions

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StatementLau Siu-kai.
LC ClassificationsJQ679A15 L58 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 205 p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19210649M
ISBN 109622012817

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The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Economic development and political stability The bureaucratic polity The Chinese society I: major normative themes and utilitarianistic familism The Chinese society II: sociopolitical orientations and behaviour Linkages between the bureaucratic polity and the Chinese society administrative Ambrose King Association Major services attitudes autonomy behaviour boundary politics Budget bureaucracy bureaucratic polity CDOs Chinese elite Chinese family Chinese society Communist conflict core members cracy cultural decision-making demands District donations Estimated active membership expenses contributory scheme fact factors familial group familial interests forces functions funeral expenses contributory government officials Hong Kong Chinese Hong Kong government 5/5(1).

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Government and society Constitutional framework When it was a colony, Hong Kong was administered by a governor, who was appointed by and represented the monarch of the United Kingdom, directed the government, served as the commander in chief, and presided over the two main organs of government, the Executive Council and the Legislative Council.

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