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Hong Kong, China, and 1997

essays in legal theory

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Published by Hong Kong University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong (China),
  • China,
  • Hong Kong.,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- China -- Hong Kong.,
    • Law -- China.,
    • Hong Kong (China) -- History -- Transfer of Sovereignty from Great Britain, 1997.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Raymond Wacks.
      SeriesThe HKU Press law series
      ContributionsWacks, Raymond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKNR6.3 .H64 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 371 p. ;
      Number of Pages371
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL454150M
      ISBN 109622093302, 9622093310
      LC Control Number98169669

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Hong Kong faces the greatest challenge in its history as it returns to Chinese rule in How will it be affected by the pressures of the hand over period, and what lessons can be Hong Kong from its relations with China and its other neighbors in recent years.

Hong Kong has survived crises in the past, most notably after the Japanese takeover in /5(2). Hong Kong and is managing editor of the Asia Pacific Law Review. David Campbell is a graduate of the University College Cardiff, the University of Michigan School of Law and the University of Edinburgh.

He was until reader in law at the City Polytechnic of Hong File Size: 1MB. The 'Umbrella Revolution' in Hong Kong saw hundreds of thousands of demonstrators on the streets, the culmination of rising fears and frustrations about the loss of Hong Kong's core values - principally the rule of law - since Carol Jones examines how and why this resistance arose.5/5(1).

Hong Kong, China. No longer a prize of British colonialism, Hong Kong will enter a new realm of history as China reclaims what she sees as her most wayward child. No Cited by:   Hong Kong, China, and - Essays in Legal Theory by Raymond Wacks,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Raymond Wacks.

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Considered the most comprehensive Hong Kong history book, Welsh recounts the country’s origins from a “barren land” from the British occupation in until its handover to China in A must-read, A History of Hong Kong also explores the players that shaped it to what it is now—an Asian megacity.

John M. Carroll's engrossing and accessible narrative explores the remarkable history of Hong Kong from the early s through the post handover, when this former colony became a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.4/5(3).

The consultations on constitutional reform in Hong Kong mark a moment of major decision-making in the special administrative region. The outcomes are still very unclear, but one thing is certain.

Product Information. This text is an introduction to the hand-over of Hong Kong to China from British colonial rule. It provides the background and implications of this hand-over, including the problems which have threatened the process - particularly the Tiananmen massacre and.

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Jan Morris, Hong Kong () In its last days under British rule, Jan Morris explores Hong Kong's complex past, present – and future. "It is more than a city actually, being an archipelago of. At midnight on June 30/July 1,the crown colony of Hong Kong (See Map) officially reverted to Chinese sovereignty, ending years of British rule.

After a formal handover ceremony on July 1, the colony became the Hong Kong special administrative region (HKSAR) of the People’s Republic of China. The ceremony culminated a year transition that had been initiated by the Sino-British Joint.

The handover ceremony of Hong Kong in officially marked the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the People's Republic of was an internationally televised event with the ceremony commencing on the night of 30 June and finishing on the morning of 1 July   This declaration stipulated that Hong Kong would become a part of China on July 1,but that the “current social and economic systems” and “life-style” in Hong Kong.

At midnight on July 1,Hong Kong reverts back to Chinese rule in a ceremony attended by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles of .