BGPA408 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: MACAO AND HONG KONG

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 the period of transition. 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