Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: Results of the 2012 Elections Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: Results of the 2012 Elections

Creator

  • Author: Martin, Michael F.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Acting Section Research Manager/Specialist in Asian Affairs

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2012-09-14

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report looks at the state of Hong Kong politics after the 2012 elections. It covers three key reasons why Congress may consider appropriating funds to foster the development of civil society and democratic practices in Hong Kong: [1] it is U.S. policy to support democracy in Hong Kong, [2] the conduct of the 2012 elections may be indicators of support for democratic reforms, and [3] there is a possibility that democracy in Hong Kong could lead to democratic reforms in Mainland China.
  • Physical Description: 17 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- Hong Kong -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- U.S. -- Hong Kong

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: Hong Kong

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R42746
  • Accession or Local Control No: R42746_2012Sep14
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc122257