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Comparative Hong Kong Politics : A Guidebook for Students and Researchers, (electronic book)

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Comparative Hong Kong Politics : A Guidebook for Students and Researchers
Title
Comparative Hong Kong Politics
Title remainder
A Guidebook for Students and Researchers
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eng
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Wong, Mathew Y. H
Dewey number
320
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no index present
LC call number
JA1-92
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
Label
Comparative Hong Kong Politics : A Guidebook for Students and Researchers, (electronic book)
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Publication
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  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Political Parties: Origins, Functions, and Organizations
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Contents; About the Author; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: What is Comparative Hong Kong Politics?; Chapter 1: Comparative Politics: An Introduction; Introduction; The Scientific Method; What Makes Something 'Science'?; What is Comparative Hong Kong Politics?; What is to be Done?; The Plan of This Book; References; Chapter 2: Methods in Comparative Politics; From the Comparative Method…; …Toward Statistical Analysis; A Very Basic Introduction to Linear Regressions; Limitations; Case Study versus Large-N Study
  • Application: Is the Case Study of Hong Kong 'Comparative' Politics?References; Chapter 3: Hong Kong Politics: An Overview; Hong Kong in Transition: From Colony to SAR; Governance in the HKSAR Era; The Executive Branch; Election of the Chief Executive; The Legislative Branch; Functional Constituencies; Major Political Divide; References; Part II: Political Regime; Chapter 4: State; Definition of State; States, Regimes, Governments, Nations?; Where Do States Come From?; Why Do We Focus on States?; Application: Is Hong Kong a 'State'? One Country Two Systems; Autonomy: Then and Now?
  • Are Developmental States Superior?Application: Hong Kong as a Non-interventionist State?; References; Chapter 5: Democracy; Democracy: Definitions; Democracy: Considerations and Measurements; Freedom House; Polity IV; Democracy-Dictatorship; Comparing Democracy Measures; Application: Democracy Scores for Hong Kong; Freedom House; Polity IV; Democracy-Dictatorship; Authoritarian Regimes: Definitions and Characteristics; Dictatorship, Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism; Classifications of Authoritarian Regimes; Survival of Authoritarian Regimes; Hybrid Regimes
  • Application: What Kind of Hybrid Regime is Hong Kong?Trends of Democracy Measures; References; Chapter 6: Democratization; The Age of Democracy? Three Waves of Democratization; Explanations of Democracy (1): Economic Approaches (Modernization Theory); Application: Is Hong Kong an Anomaly to the Modernization Theory?; Limitations; Explanations of Democracy (2): Cultural Approaches; Application: Asian Values and Democratic Support in Hong Kong; Limitations; Explanations of Democracy (3): Transition Approaches (Game-theoretic Models); Application: Political Reforms in Hong Kong
  • First Political Reform (2003-2005) Second Political Reform (2009-2010); Third Political Reform (2014-2015); Limitations; Conclusion; References; Part III: Political Institutions; Chapter 7: Presidentialism and Parliamentarism; Defining Presidential and Parliamentary Systems; Characteristics of the Systems; The Perils of Presidentialism?; Are Parliamentary Systems Superior?; Are Semi-Presidential Systems Inferior?; Application: A Minority, Divided, Executive-led HKSAR Government?; Possible Reform; References; Chapter 8: Political Parties and Party Systems
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unknown
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1 online resource (302 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789811030963
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn982011523
Label
Comparative Hong Kong Politics : A Guidebook for Students and Researchers, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
  • Description based upon print version of record
  • Political Parties: Origins, Functions, and Organizations
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Contents; About the Author; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: What is Comparative Hong Kong Politics?; Chapter 1: Comparative Politics: An Introduction; Introduction; The Scientific Method; What Makes Something 'Science'?; What is Comparative Hong Kong Politics?; What is to be Done?; The Plan of This Book; References; Chapter 2: Methods in Comparative Politics; From the Comparative Method…; …Toward Statistical Analysis; A Very Basic Introduction to Linear Regressions; Limitations; Case Study versus Large-N Study
  • Application: Is the Case Study of Hong Kong 'Comparative' Politics?References; Chapter 3: Hong Kong Politics: An Overview; Hong Kong in Transition: From Colony to SAR; Governance in the HKSAR Era; The Executive Branch; Election of the Chief Executive; The Legislative Branch; Functional Constituencies; Major Political Divide; References; Part II: Political Regime; Chapter 4: State; Definition of State; States, Regimes, Governments, Nations?; Where Do States Come From?; Why Do We Focus on States?; Application: Is Hong Kong a 'State'? One Country Two Systems; Autonomy: Then and Now?
  • Are Developmental States Superior?Application: Hong Kong as a Non-interventionist State?; References; Chapter 5: Democracy; Democracy: Definitions; Democracy: Considerations and Measurements; Freedom House; Polity IV; Democracy-Dictatorship; Comparing Democracy Measures; Application: Democracy Scores for Hong Kong; Freedom House; Polity IV; Democracy-Dictatorship; Authoritarian Regimes: Definitions and Characteristics; Dictatorship, Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism; Classifications of Authoritarian Regimes; Survival of Authoritarian Regimes; Hybrid Regimes
  • Application: What Kind of Hybrid Regime is Hong Kong?Trends of Democracy Measures; References; Chapter 6: Democratization; The Age of Democracy? Three Waves of Democratization; Explanations of Democracy (1): Economic Approaches (Modernization Theory); Application: Is Hong Kong an Anomaly to the Modernization Theory?; Limitations; Explanations of Democracy (2): Cultural Approaches; Application: Asian Values and Democratic Support in Hong Kong; Limitations; Explanations of Democracy (3): Transition Approaches (Game-theoretic Models); Application: Political Reforms in Hong Kong
  • First Political Reform (2003-2005) Second Political Reform (2009-2010); Third Political Reform (2014-2015); Limitations; Conclusion; References; Part III: Political Institutions; Chapter 7: Presidentialism and Parliamentarism; Defining Presidential and Parliamentary Systems; Characteristics of the Systems; The Perils of Presidentialism?; Are Parliamentary Systems Superior?; Are Semi-Presidential Systems Inferior?; Application: A Minority, Divided, Executive-led HKSAR Government?; Possible Reform; References; Chapter 8: Political Parties and Party Systems
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (302 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789811030963
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn982011523

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