Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: The 2012 Election Reforms

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This report covers the importance of the democratization of Hong Kong to U.S. foreign policy as well as to Hong Kong itself. It specifically looks at two recent election changes which indicate the Hong Kong government's willingness to press for democratic reforms and also give more power to current government officials over incumbent officials.

Creator(s): Martin, Michael F.
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Creation Date: February 1, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Martin, Michael F.

Specialist in Asian Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 1, 2011
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Hong Kong
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China
Description:

This report covers the importance of the democratization of Hong Kong to U.S. foreign policy as well as to Hong Kong itself. It specifically looks at two recent election changes which indicate the Hong Kong government's willingness to press for democratic reforms and also give more power to current government officials over incumbent officials.

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20 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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