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Author Tam, Waikeung
Title Legal mobilization under authoritarianism : the case of post-colonial Hong Kong / Waikeung Tam
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
book jacket
 Modern History Library  340.30951 T153    AVAILABLE    30550100541190
 人文社會聯圖  KNQ9307 .T36 2013    AVAILABLE    30660020114901
Descript xiii, 219 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in law and society
Cambridge studies in law and society
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.D.--University of Chicago, 2009)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-214) and index
The growth of legal mobilization in post-colonial Hong Kong -- Critical antecedent-legal complex -- The opening of new legal opportunities -- The reversal of political opportunities -- The political origins of cause lawyering in Hong Kong -- Cause lawyers as transformative agents -- Rights advocacy groups as transformative agents -- The impacts of the judicialization of politics. -
Subject Law reform -- China -- Hong Kong
Law -- Political aspects -- China -- Hong Kong
Public interest law -- China -- Hong Kong
Political questions and judicial power -- China -- Hong Kong
Human rights -- China -- Hong Kong
Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government -- 1997-
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