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Social Security Policy in Hong Kong - From British Colony to China's Special Administrative Region

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1st edition
Very good like new condition with little to no shelf wear
For more than four decades, free market economists and right-wing politicians have touted Hong Kong as a model of capitalism and a market economy success story. Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China, by Chak Kwan Chan, argues that Hong Kong's capitalism is not the result of democratic choice but the consequence of an administrative-led polity that has had suppressed democracy, limited trade unions' activities, and manipulated traditional Chinese welfare ideologies to maintain a small government. Social Security Policy in Hong Kong is the first book that systematically analyzes the dynamic relationships between Hong Kong's polity, Chinese welfare ideologies, and social security provisions from British colonial rule to China's special administrative region.

Item details

Author(s):
Kwan Chan, Chak
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0739149547
ISBN-13:
9780739149546
Number of pages:
216
Publisher:
Lexington Books

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1st edition
Very good like new condition with little to no shelf wear
For more than four decades, free market economists and right-wing politicians have touted Hong Kong as a model of capitalism and a market economy success story. Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China, by Chak Kwan Chan, argues that Hong Kong's capitalism is not the result of democratic choice but the consequence of an administrative-led polity that has had suppressed democracy, limited trade unions' activities, and manipulated traditional Chinese welfare ideologies to maintain a small government. Social Security Policy in Hong Kong is the first book that systematically analyzes the dynamic relationships between Hong Kong's polity, Chinese welfare ideologies, and social security provisions from British colonial rule to China's special administrative region.

Author(s):
Kwan Chan, Chak
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0739149547
ISBN-13:
9780739149546
Number of pages:
216
Publisher:
Lexington Books

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