Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

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Hong Kong University Press, 2007 - History - 305 pages

This book reviews the political development of Hong Kong before and after 1997, in particular the evolution of state-society relations in the last two decades, to analyze the slow development of democracy and governance crisis of Hong Kong after 1997.

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Chapter Two The Nature of the Colonial State
Chapter Three Passages to the PostColonial State
Chapter Four The PostColonial State

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Ma Ngok got his Ph.D in Political Science at UCLA. He has previously taught at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and is now Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Administration at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include parties and elections in Hong Kong, social movement and state-society relations in Hong Kong, East European transformation, elections, and democratization. His most recent book was Political Consequences of Electoral Laws: The Experience of the Hong Kong Proportional Representation System.

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