Against this background, leading scholars of Hong Kong studies have contributed their expertise and analysis to this volume in order to better understand the dynamics of change and related issues during this historic period of Hong Kong history.
As a non-sovereign political entity, Hong Kong's political destiny has been shaped by exogenous, rather than endogenous, political forces. Towards Hong Kong. By understanding their respective calculations and constraints we would be able to comprehend the complex process of transition better.
This book also highlights some of the key issues that have emerged in the process of transition: political reforms and democratization, the transformation of senior civil service, relations between the executive and the legislature, party development, fiscal policy and land use.