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Poverty in the Midst of Affluence : How Hong Kong Mismanaged Its Prosperity.

Author: Leo F Goodstadt
Publisher: Aberdeen : Hong Kong University Press New York : Columbia University Press [distributor]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this trenchant attack on government mismanagement, Leo Goodstadt traces how officials have created a 'new poverty' in Hong Kong and argues that their misguided policies are both a legacy of the colonial era and a deliberate choice by modern governments, and not the result of the economic crises.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo F Goodstadt
ISBN: 9789888208210 9888208217
OCLC Number: 1148112408
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional; 17
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages)

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In this trenchant attack on government mismanagement, Leo Goodstadt traces how officials have created a 'new poverty' in Hong Kong and argues that their misguided policies are both a legacy of the colonial era and a deliberate choice by modern governments, and not the result of the economic crises.

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