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Social Development in Hong Kong

The Unfinished Agenda

by Richard J. Estes

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages340
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Open LibraryOL7395590M
ISBN 100195927451
ISBN 109780195927450

Political and social development. Under Sir Murray MacLehose, 25th Governor of Hong Kong (–82), a series of reforms improved public services, the environment, housing, welfare, education and infrastructure. MacLehose was the longest-serving governor and, by the end of his tenure, had become one of the most popular and well-known figures. In this chapter, factors shaping the development of social policy in Hong Kong will be explored, and the changes in social policy, including housing, LLam_13_ch(p).inddam_13_ch(p).indd /03/PM6/03/ PM.

The founding of the “residual welfare state” in the early s marked the inception of welfare developmentalism in Hong Kong. Rapid industrialization and socioeconomic development generated the need for more social provision.   Hong Kong, special administrative region (Pinyin: tebie xingzhengqu; Wade-Giles romanization: t’e-pieh hsing-cheng-ch’ü) of China, located to the east of the Pearl River (Xu Jiang) estuary on the south coast of China. The region is bordered by Guangdong province to the north and the South China Sea to the east, south, and west. It consists of Hong Kong Island, originally ceded by .

  Bleak House Books’ new arrivals display. Photo: Bleak House Books. Breakazine, a quarterly magazine exploring social problems in Hong Kong, cancelled publication of . A sense of history: studies in the social and urban history of Hong Kong Carl T. Smith Hong Kong Educational Pub. Co., - Community development - pages.


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Social Development in Hong Kong by Richard J. Estes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chinese University Press, - Hong Kong - pages 0 Reviews The papers in this volume, prepared by social scientists with different specializations, address selected aspects of Hong Kong's post-War development.

The British rule in Hong Kong ended in and it is now both timely and intellectually inspiring to look back at the last twenty-five years of the British rule, when Hong Kong was transformed from a low-cost manufacturing base into one of Asia's most vibrant international service : Paperback.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Social Development in Hong Kong book Foreword / Christine M. Fang --Introduction / Edward K. Chen Social development in Hong Kong: the unfinished agenda / Richard J.

Estes Political participation and the strength of civil society / Joseph Yu-shek Cheng The Hong Kong economy since the s.

Political Development in Hong Kong THIS BOOK IS A STUDY on the political development of Hong Kong in the last two decades, with special emphasis on the development after the sovereignty handover in To many Hong Kong people, the performance of the Hong Kong government went downhill after Hong Kong became a Special Administrative.

Colonial State and Social Policy looks at the determinants of social policy in developing countries in general and Hong Kong in particular in an attempt to remedy inconsistent results, artificial dichotomies of quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and an obvious neglect of developing countries in the field of social policy research.

Using an integrated approach of quantitative and. The future development of social welfare in Hong Kong is hard to predict. On 1 Julythe colony was transformed into a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The Hong Kong Council of Social Service initiated the project of Hong Kong Social Development Index in It set out to develop a system of objective indicators, based on which a Hong Kong Social Development Index (SDI) has been developed subsequently.

Through regular reporting, the Index aims to record and keep track of the progress of. A columnist for the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP), he also wrote books and his most recent, about last year’s social unrest, was praised by the last British governor of Hong Kong.

The Liaison Office has “a wide spectrum of control over the market of knowledge distribution,” said Lin On-yeung, store manager at ACO Book, a small book shop in Hong Kong's Wan Chai neighborhood. In another development, Professor Gabriel Leung, dean of the University of Hong Kong’s faculty of medicine who advises the government on its coronavirus response, said the transmission rate.

At the end of the twentieth century, the Hong Kong Council for Social Service launched an ambitious project to measure and assess Hong Kong's social progress from to the present day. Contributing to the project were some sixty specialists involved in various aspects of Hong Kong's social, political, and economic development.

20 hours ago  Hong Kong’s Gini coefficient — a measure of income inequality that ranges from 0 to 1, with 0 being perfect equality — stood at inthe widest gap in nearly half a century. HONG KONG, China — Teenager Tony Chung said he was walking outside a shopping mall when police officers from Hong Kong&#;s new national security unit.

By The experience of Hong Kong Rebecca L. Chiu Sustainable development became a buzzword in the West in the s and in the Asia-Pacific region about a decade later.

There are contentions and confusions over what is ‘development’, how it should be achieved, and what should be ‘sustained’ by sustainable development.

Commission for Social Development Forty-fifth session February Item 3 (c) of the provisional agenda Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special.

The developments and changes in the social life have led to change in the social needs. Therefore, problems and their solutions also change. The industrial revolution which realized in the eighteenth century had some important impacts not only on the economic life but also on social structure.

It was aimed to solve social problems and ensure prosperity through social policies, which is a. This book reviews the political development of Hong Kong before and afterin particular the evolution of state–society relations in the last two decades, to analyze the slow development of democracy and governance in Hong Kong after It analyzes the multi-faceted changes in Hong Kong in the last 20 years including state functions and institutions, political changes such as party.

Social Life and Development in Hong Kong. Edited by Ambrose Y. King and Rance P. Lee. The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Papers from research sponsored by the Social Research Centre of the Chinese University of Hong Kong"--Page v. The culture of Hong Kong, or Hongkongers culture, can best be described as a foundation that began with Lingnan's Cantonese culture (which is distinct to begin with) and, to a much lesser extent, non-Cantonese branches of Han Chinese later became influenced by British culture due to Britain's colonialism and subsequent obtention of the land, resulting in a culture characterised by.

Occupied by the UK inHong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 DecemberHong Kong became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China on 1 July   Social Development and Political Change in Hong Kong by Siu-kai Lau,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Hong Kong’s Gini coefficient — a measure of income inequality that ranges from 0 to 1, with 0 being perfect equality — stood at inthe widest gap in nearly half a century.