The Common Law in Chinese Context

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Hong Kong University Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Law - 284 pages
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Studies the extent to which Common Law notions have taken root in Hong Kong, and answers the most fundamental question about Hong Kong law today: Do the people of Hong Kong want to preserve this system after 1997?

 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Law and Social Change in Hong Kong
20
The Contrast between Chinese Culture and a Standard
31
The Common Law Index
49
Law and Opinion in Hong Kong
60
The Absorption of Common Law Notions by the Chinese
96
The Absorption of Common Law Notions by the Basic Law
105
Conclusion
127
Epilogue
137
Notes 205
223
Glossary
259
Index
277
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