Society and politics in Hong Kong
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Published by The Chinese University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English


  • Political stability -- Hong Kong,
  • Hong Kong -- Politics and government,
  • Hong Kong -- Economic conditions,
  • Hong Kong -- Social conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLau Siu-kai.
LC ClassificationsJQ679A15 L58 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 205 p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19210649M
ISBN 109622012817

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