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Asian Survey. 2018; 583439–463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.439
Published: 01 June 2018
...Yu-wai Vic Li This article casts new light on the role played by post-handover Hong Kong in China’s financial globalization. The power of the city’s markets aside, Hong Kong possesses critical political leverage that has facilitated Beijing’s liberalizing of its domestic capital market and its...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 573504–527 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.3.504
Published: 01 June 2017
...Meng U Ieong By examining the origins of Macao’s 2014 protest against the Retirement Package Bill, this paper intends to answer whether Macao is encountering a governance crisis like Hong Kong’s. Through a careful comparison, it concludes that Macao and Hong Kong are unlikely to follow the same...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 562348–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.2.348
Published: 01 April 2016
...Siu-Yau Lee Following a court ruling that babies born to mainlanders in Hong Kong are permanent residents, private hospitals cashed in by expanding services and raising fees, leading to an outburst of anti–mainland Chinese sentiment. This study challenges conventional accounts of intergroup...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 545966–986 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.5.966
Published: 01 October 2014
...Ian Scott This article examines two political and constitutional issues arising from scandals concerning the past and present Hong Kong Chief Executive. These relate to whether existing measures are sufficient to ensure integrity in high office and to the role of the Chief Executive after the...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 5361112–1134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.6.1112
Published: 01 December 2013
...Frank C. S. Liu; Francis L. F. Lee This study, based on analysis of survey data collected in 2011 in Taiwan and Hong Kong, shows that cultural identification explains the choice of country and national identities and that Chinese nationalism emerges as an important factor connecting the minds of...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 535854–882 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.5.854
Published: 01 October 2013
...Brian C. H. Fong Similar to its colonial predecessor, the post-colonial Hong Kong state relies on its business allies to mediate state-society relations. Nevertheless, because of the erosion of the intermediary role of business elites, the state-business alliance now struggles to accommodate the...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 523504–527 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.3.504
Published: 01 June 2012
...Ho-fung Hung; Iam-chong Ip Hong Kong's civil society has remained vibrant since the sovereignty handover in 1997, thanks to an active defense by the democratic movement against Beijing's attempts to control civil liberties. Hong Kong is becoming mainland China's offshore civil society, serving as...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 514633–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.4.633
Published: 01 August 2011
...Naubahar Sharif; Mitchell M. Tseng We examine Hong Kong's role in the modernization of manufacturing industries in Mainland China and its province of Guangdong. Hong Kong's role has evolved from trading intermediary to low-cost mainland manufacturer to provider of key business, fnancial, and supply...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 514659–682 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.4.659
Published: 01 August 2011
...Linda Tjia Yin Nor The importance of Hong Kong's role as fnancier, coach, and physical gateway in the development of container ports and highways in China is diminishing. However, the development of the global supply chain transcends physical boundaries: Hong Kong adapts continuously, and is now...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 514739–768 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.4.739
Published: 01 August 2011
...Amy Liu Mei Heung; David Zweig Hong Kong property developers helped Shanghai become a "global city," revitalizing the city core, hosting multinational corporations, and attracting global talent. They transformed the property sector's standards, urban life, and government revenues. Ironically...
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Asian Survey. 2011; 514713–738 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.4.713
Published: 01 August 2011
...Peter T. Y. Cheung This paper explores how Hong Kong has influenced Chinese politics and governance in the constitutional, political, ideational, and intergovernmental dimensions since 1997. Despite the growing political and economic impact of the Mainland on the Hong Kong Special Administrative...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 504786–807 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.4.786
Published: 01 August 2010
...Dexter S. Boniface; Ilan Alon We argue that the transition to Chinese authority has not undermined democratic governance in Hong Kong and that voice and accountability have improved since the handover. We seek to explain this surprising result and conclude with a discussion of the implications of...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 493505–527 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.3.505
Published: 01 May 2009
...Agnes Shuk-mei Ku This article discusses the trajectory of citizenship (re-)formation in relation to governance strategies in Hong Kong. Extending Marshall's theory with a notion of democratic citizenship, it shows how the governance strategies become increasingly inadequate and how civil...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 492312–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.2.312
Published: 01 March 2009
...Baohui Zhang The present constitutional system of Hong Kong is supposedly executive-led. In reality, it is a system of "disabled governance." This article uses recent institutional theories to reveal the weaknesses of the Basic Law regime. It contends that if Hong Kong democratizes under the Basic...
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Asian Survey. 2008; 484673–702 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.4.673
Published: 01 August 2008
...Stephen W. K. Chiu; Alvin Y. So; May Yeuk-mui Tam Through analyzing primary and secondary data, this paper argues that flexible employment practices in Hong Kong are largely employer-driven. This feature is explicable by the low level of government intervention in industrial relations, the...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 473434–454 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.3.434
Published: 01 June 2007
...Francis L. F. Lee Premised upon the argument that the professional norm of objectivity is intricately related to the strategic struggle for press freedom in post-handover Hong Kong, this article examines how citizens' beliefs in media neutrality——a central manifestation of objectivity——relate to...
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Asian Survey. 2006; 463401–416 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.3.401
Published: 01 June 2006
...Rowena Y. F. Kwok Functional representation was introduced to Hong Kong's legislature in 1985. Voting records show that functional representatives have a proclivity to veto motions that advocate democratic and accountable governance and a fairer socioeconomic order. This essentially blocks the...
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Asian Survey. 2006; 462257–274 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.2.257
Published: 01 April 2006
...Joseph Chan; Elaine Chan This paper reports a fairly common contradictory view held in Hong Kong society——the support of universal suffrage and preservation of functional constituency at the same time. ©© 2006 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2006...