The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong introduces readers to these key social, economic, and political developments. Bringing together the work of leading researchers in the field, it focuses on the process of transition from a British colony to a Special Administrative Region under China’s sovereign rule. Organized thematically, the sections covered include:
This book provides a thorough introduction to Hong Kong today. As such, it will be invaluable to students and scholars of Hong Kong’s politics, culture and society. It will also be of interest to those studying Chinese political development and the impact of China’s rise more generally.
Tai-lok Lui is Chair Professor of Hong Kong Studies and Vice President of Research and Development at The Education University of Hong Kong. He is the co-author of Hong Kong: Becoming a Chinese Global City (2009).
Stephen W.K. Chiuis Chair Professor of Sociology and the Co-Director of The Academy of Hong Kong Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong. His recent publications include Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges (2012).
Ray Yepis Professor of Politics and Associate Head of Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong. His recent publications include Negotiating Autonomy in Greater China (2013).