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Poverty in the midst of affluence : how Hong Kong mismanaged its prosperity / Leo F. Goodstadt.

By: Goodstadt, Leo F [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2014Edition: Revised edition.Description: 270 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789888208227; 9888208225.Subject(s): Cost and standard of living -- China -- Hong Kong | Hong Kong (China) -- Economic conditionsSummary: In this trenchant attack on government mismanagement, Leo Goodstadt traces how officials have created a 'new poverty' in Hong Kong and argues that their misguided policies are both a legacy of the colonial era and a deliberate choice by modern governments, and not the result of economic crises.--Back cover.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
England Collection HC470.3 .G66 2014 (Browse shelf) Available 18-902

Includes bibliography (pages [241]-266) and index.

In this trenchant attack on government mismanagement, Leo Goodstadt traces how officials have created a 'new poverty' in Hong Kong and argues that their misguided policies are both a legacy of the colonial era and a deliberate choice by modern governments, and not the result of economic crises.--Back cover.

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