By Lam Wai-Man & Percy Luen-Tim Lui & Wilson Wong
Modern Hong Kong executive and Politics seriously assesses the most strands of continuity and alter in Hong Kong's govt and politics because the production of the Hong Kong unique Administrative sector in 1997. It first investigates the center associations of the SAR, concentrating on the administrative, the Legislature, the Judiciary, the civil provider, District Councils, and advisory and statutory our bodies. It then examines growth in democratic reform in Hong Kong and the most parts of civil society, together with political events, elections, political identification, and mass media and public opinion. Analyses of key coverage sectors then persist with. In its concluding chapters, the amount explores Hong Kong’s family with the Mainland and the broader global. This publication is key examining for anyone—student, instructor or researcher—interested in Hong Kong's event lower than "one nation, systems". Lam Wai-man, Assistant Professor, division of Politics and Public management, The collage of Hong Kong Percy Luen-tim Lui, Assistant Professor in Public management, The Open collage of Hong Kong Wilson Wong, affiliate Professor, division of presidency and Public management, The chinese language college of Hong Kong "This e-book is a must-read for somebody drawn to modern govt and politics in Hong Kong. Its complete survey of political associations, political actors and significant coverage parts makes it an exceptional advent to the subject." — Kuan Hsin-chi, Emeritus Professor of presidency and Public management, The chinese language collage of Hong Kong "Hong Kong has a very interesting—even unique—political process. And it's getting extra fascinating forever. Hong Kong is usually blessed with a couple of notable students who've the abilities to probe underneath the skin and supply complete and balanced research. This quantity is an efficient instance of these students in motion. As Hong Kong makes its transition to democracy, the essays during this quantity are valuable studying for somebody drawn to Hong Kong’s political institutions." — Richard Bush, Director, middle for Northeast Asian coverage experiences, The Brookings establishment [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
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The executive in the Legislative Council Even though a long list of powers has been entrusted to the CE and the executive to establish new policies, or to maintain prevailing ones, successful exercise of these powers largely depends on the size of the CE’s legislative support, and the degree of responsiveness of LegCo members to the CE’s policy preferences. Therefore, how to cultivate majority support in LegCo is a critical issue for the CE, who is formally not allowed to have any party affiliation.
The executive is comprised of the chief executive (who is assisted by the Chief Executive’s Office and supported by 14 principal officials), the Executive Council (ExCo), and executive departments and agencies. Li reviews the details of how the executive functions and its relationship with the legislature. He also examines whether the practice of “executive-led government” is in decline. According to Li, the colonial executive-led government has been replaced by the executive-driven government after the 1997 handover.
Others regulate matters like elections and broadcasting. Finally, Holliday and Hui review changes that have taken place in these local and advisory systems and assert that under the executive-led government system, no major reform to these systems will take place in the near future. indd 1 12/6/06 2:44:17 PM 2 The Executive LI Pang-kwong T he sudden resignation of Tung Chee-hwa as chief executive (CE) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in March 2005 surprised Hong Kong. Donald Tsang, the former chief secretary for administration, won the CE by-election on 16 June 2005.
Contemporary Hong Kong Politics : Governance in the Post-1997 Era by Lam Wai-Man & Percy Luen-Tim Lui & Wilson Wong