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Hong Kong mobile : making a global population

Author: Helen F Siu; Agnes S M Ku
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:HKU Press digital editions.
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In this interdisciplinary study, contributors argue that Hong Kong should strengthen the mobility of its population. They warn that the population is now aging when compared to other world cities and China's fast growing urban centers; Hong Kong now needs a massive input of young, educated and diverse human talent.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hong Kong mobile.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)288986643
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen F Siu; Agnes S M Ku
ISBN: 9789888052301 9888052306 9789622099180 9622099181
OCLC Number: 650586909
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 487 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Lessons in openness : Hong Kong as a space of flow. Lesson in openness : creating a space of flow in Hong Kong / Elizabeth Sinn ; Where Guangdong meets Shanghai : Hong Kong culture in a trans-regional context / may Bo ching ; Transborder visuality : the changing patterns of visual exchange between Hong Kong and south China / Eric Ma --
Taking stock of a migrant population : who is a Hong Konger? The importance of migration flow to Hong Kong's future / Richard Y.C. Wong and Ka-fu Wong ; Positioning "Hong Kongers" and "new immigrants" / Helen F. Siu ; Immigration policies and human resources planning / Johannes M.M. Chan ; Like sons and daughters of Hong Kong : the return of the young generation / Janet Salaff [and others] --
Building dynamic cultural capital in institutions. Rethinking colonial institutions, standards, life styles and experiences / David Faure ; Professional bodies and professional regulation in Hong Kong / David A. Levin ; Education reforms and social mobility : rethinking the history of Hong Kong education / Bernard Hung-kay Luk [and others] ; Is Hong Kong entrepreneurship declining? / Wenbin Sun and Siu-lun Wong ; The "global city" as a cultural project : the case of the West Kowloon Cultural District / Agnes S. Ku [and others] ; A sense of place in Hong Kong : the case of Tai O / Wing-hoi Chan --
Conclusion : whither Hong Kong and the Hong Konger?
Responsibility: edited by Helen F. Siu and Agnes S. Ku.

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Argues that Hong Kong should strengthen the mobility of its population. This book shows that a porous border in fact has been maintained in the post-war years.  Read more...

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In the 1970s-80s, Hong Kong, the great open place, had a special moment, educating mainlanders, just opening, how to be like Hong Kong. They succeeded. For Hong Kong, no longer unique, what next? Read more...

 
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