By Gavin Ure
The coverage components lined via this e-book contain the implementation of hire controls in 1922, the administration of Hong Kong's forex from 1929 to 1936, the solution of the monetary dispute over concerns bobbing up from global warfare II, the origins of Hong Kong's public housing and everlasting squatter resettlement rules, negotiations over Hong Kong’s contribution to its defence expenditures and the heritage to the granting of formal monetary autonomy in 1958.
Governors, Politics and the Colonial workplace could be of curiosity to historians and political scientists, and to an individual with a normal curiosity within the social, monetary and political improvement of Hong Kong.
Gavin Ure is a former Administrative Officer with the Hong Kong executive. he's now Adjunct affiliate Professor within the division of utilized Social technology on the Hong Kong Polytechnic college.
"In this meticulously researched booklet, according to archival assets, Gavin Ure explores the $64000 factor of ways Hong Kong's colonial rulers made public coverage. via a cautious exam of key political, monetary and social questions, he indicates how neighborhood directors have been in a position to wrest autonomy from the British executive and to run the colony on their lonesome phrases. The booklet is key analyzing for an individual drawn to Hong Kong's background and the rules that experience formed the fashionable city." — Ian Scott, writer of the general public region in Hong Kong
"Who governs Colonial Hong Kong—London or the officers despatched from Britain? the difficulty of autonomy is valuable to our knowing of politics and policymaking in Hong Kong through the colonial period. From a different viewpoint, either as a tutorial and previous senior civil servant, Gavin Ure demonstrates how Hong Kong steadily received regulate of key parts of public coverage. This booklet is a necessary learn for someone with an curiosity in politics and public coverage in Hong Kong." — James Lee, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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