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Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics, Third Edition

Wai-Man Lam

An updated edition of a close and comprehensive look at modern Hong Kong politics up to the present.

In its third edition, Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics analyzes Hong Kong's basic political institutions, mediating institutions, political actors, specific policy areas, and its relationships with the mainland and the international community. All chapters have either been significantly updated or rewritten by new contributors. This edition presents a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the main continuities and changes after the 2019 Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill. It examines various aspects of the Hong Kong government and politics such as the executive, the legislature, the judiciary, the civil service, district councils, and advisory and statutory bodies. It also investigates the structures of the wider society with particular attention to political parties and elections, civil society, political identity and political culture, the mass media, and public opinions.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
  • Publish Date: Dec 20th, 2024
  • Pages: 464
  • Language: English
  • Edition: - 0003
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9789888842872
  • Categories: American Government - General

About the Author

Lam, Wai-Man: - Lam Wai-man is an assistant professor of politics and public administration, The University of Hong Kong.
Lui, Percy Luen-Tim: - Percy Luen-tim Lui is an assistant professor of public administration, The Open University of Hong Kong.
Wong, Wilson: - Wilson Wong is an associate professor of government and public administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.