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Hong Kong: The Global City Stephen Wing-Kai Chiu

Hong Kong: The Global City

Stephen Wing-Kai Chiu

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ISBN : 9780415220118
Paperback
224 pages
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 About the Book 

Hong Kong is a small city with a big reputation. As mainland China has become an economic powerhouse Hong Kong has taken a route of development of its own, flourishing as an entrepot and a centre of commerce and finance for Chinese business, thenMoreHong Kong is a small city with a big reputation. As mainland China has become an economic powerhouse Hong Kong has taken a route of development of its own, flourishing as an entrepot and a centre of commerce and finance for Chinese business, then as an industrial city and subsequently a regional and international financial centre.This volume examines the developmental history of Hong Kong, focusing on its rise to the status of a Chinese global city in the world economy. Chiu and Luis analysis is distinct in its perspective of the development as an integrated process involving economic, political and social dimensions, and as such this insightful and original book will be a core text on Hong Kong society for students.