New Challenges for Development and Modernization: Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific Region in the New Millenium
Book from 2002 that brings together empirical and theoretical evidence to evaluate the challenges of development and modernization confronted by Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region at the dawn of a new millennium. Edited by Yue-man Yeung, who is professor of geography, director of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, head of Shaw College and director the Shanghai-Hong Kong Development Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Table of Contents
PART I. Introduction 1. Millennial Changes and Challenges for Pacific Asia (Yue-Man Yeung)
PART II. Economic and Technological Development 2. The "New Developmentalism" in Post-Crisis Asia: The Case of Thailand's SME Sector (Frederic C. Deyo) 3. Openness, distributive Conflict and Social Insurance: the Social and Political Implications of China's WTO Membership (Shaoguang Wang) 4. Redefining Hong Kong's Strategy of Growth and Development (Yun-Wing Sung) 5. Hong Kong's Technology Roadmap (Charles K. Kao) 6. Business as Usual? Changing Business Networks in Pacific Asia in a Globalizing Era (Henry Wai-Chung Yeung)
PART III. Political and Social Change 7. Political Freedom and Development in Asia: Prospects for Democratization (Joe V. Abueva) 8. Hong Kong's Partial Democracy under Stress (Siu-Kai Lau) 9. Ageing Population and Gender Issues (Fanny M. Cheung) 10. Civil Society and Democratization in Asia: Prospects and Challenges in the New Millenium (Emma Porio)
PART IV. Regional Perspectives 11. Democratization and the National Identity Question in East Asia (Baogang He) 12. Asia-Pacific Urbanism under Globalization (Yue-Man Yeung) 13. APEC's Prospects as an International Organization (Andrew Elek)