Hong Kong’s Indigenous Democracy

Origins, Evolution and Contentions

  • Sonny Lo

Part of the The Theories, Concepts and Practices of Democracy book series (PSTCD)

About this book


This book is a unique contribution to the study of democratization in Hong Kong, with chapters including the legal tradition in Hong Kong, the features of Hong Kong's indigenous democracy, the 2014 Umbrella Movement, and the evolution of the Chief Executive election.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Sonny Lo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Social SciencesHong Kong Institute of EducationHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137397140
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56286-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39714-0
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