BGPA210 POLITICS OF HONG KONG AND MACAO

This course examines the development of Hong Kong and Macau, their unification with China, and their current political problems. It focuses on the political and socio-economic changes during and the period of transition and after the turnover. Topics such as the "one country, two systems" model, Sino-British and Sino-Portuguese negotiations, the joint declarations, the basic laws, representative government, political institutions, political participation and socialization, process of democratization, civil liberties and the rule of law will be examined.

Pre-requisite: None