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Hong Kong in the shadow of China : living with the Leviathan

Author: Richard C Bush
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2016]
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"Hong Kong in the Shadow of China explores the recent Hong Kong turmoil, where the Chinese government insisted on gradual movement toward full democracy and protesters occupied major thoroughfares to insist on full democracy now. Fueling this struggle is deep public resentment over growing inequality and how the political system-established by China and dominated by the local business community-reinforces the divide  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bush, Richard C., 1947-
Hong Kong in the shadow of China.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016028869
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Bush
ISBN: 9780815728122 0815728123
OCLC Number: 921870523
Description: xiv, 377 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Hong Kong hybrid --
Negotiating Hong Kong's political system --
Hong Kong's liberal oligarchy : civil and political rights --
Hong Kong's liberal oligarchy : economic and political inequality --
Debating universal suffrage before Occupy : round 1 --
Electoral reform after Occupy : round 2 --
Democracy and good governance --
Hong Kong's economy --
What Hong Kong can do to improve governance and competitiveness --
China, Hong Kong, and the future of one country, two systems --
Hong Kong and Taiwan --
United States policy toward Hong Kong --
Conclusion : the future and value of the Hong Kong hybrid.
Responsibility: Richard C. Bush.

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Explores the recent Hong Kong turmoil, where the Chinese government insisted on gradual movement toward full democracy and protesters occupied major thoroughfares to insist on full democracy now.  Read more...

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