Critique of Hong Kong Nativism

From a Legal Perspective

  • Jie Zhu
  • Xiaoshan Zhang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Origin and Development of Hong Kong Nativism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jie Zhu, Xiaoshan Zhang
      Pages 3-8
  3. Legal Critique of Hong Kong Nativism: A Comparison with Taiwan

  4. The Basic Law and Hong Kong Nativism

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 161-176

About this book


This book focuses on the separatist trend in Hong Kong, which it approaches by drawing on historical studies, political analysis, social studies and legal analysis. It offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary guide to the topic, addressing the historical evolution of “Hong Kong Nativism,” the theoretical connotations and fallacies of “Hong Kong Independence,” and the legal measures taken to forestall it. Written by mainland scholars who approach the subject matter from a legal perspective, the book offers revealing insights for all students and researchers who are interested in Hong Kong Basic Law and the current political situation in Hong Kong.


Hong Kong Nativism Hong Kong Independence Hong Kong Basic Law Hong Kong Politics Hong Kong Courts Taiwan Independence National Identity Separatism One Country, Two Systems Basic Law Identification

Authors and affiliations

  • Jie Zhu
    • 1
  • Xiaoshan Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of LawWuhan UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of LawWuhan UniversityWuhanChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Law and Criminology
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-3343-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-3344-6
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