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The book provides detailed information on: the relevant law of functional constituencies, their place in the Basic Law and with respect to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, their history, a full list of functional constituencies and the size and make-up of their electorates including how certain major companies may control large numbers of votes.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-xii
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  1. CDROM Contents
  2. pp. xiii-xiii
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  1. Tables and figures
  2. pp. xiv-xvi
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  1. PREFACE
  2. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. ABOUT THE AUTHORS
  2. pp. xix-xxii
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  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. pp. 1-18
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  1. CHAPTER 1: Government and business alliance: Hong Kong’s functional constituencies
  2. pp. 19-40
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  1. CHAPTER 2: Business friendly and politically convenient — the historical role of functional constituencies
  2. pp. 41-58
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  1. CHAPTER 3: Privileged to vote: Inequalities and anomalies of the FC system
  2. pp. 59-110
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  1. CHAPTER 4: Elected by the elite: Functional constituency legislators and elections
  2. pp. 111-142
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  1. CHAPTER 5: The legal status of functional constituencies
  2. pp. 143-154
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  1. CHAPTER 6: Comparative profiles and attitudes of FC voters versus GC voters in the 2004 LegCo election campaign
  2. pp. 155-198
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  1. CHAPTER 7: The dynamics of social policy making in Hong Kong: The role of functional representatives (1998–2004)
  2. pp. 199-264
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  1. CHAPTER 8: The contribution of the functional constituencies to economic policy in Hong Kong, 2000–2004
  2. pp. 265-282
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  1. CHAPTER 9: Non-positive interventionism: How functional constituencies distort the free market
  2. pp. 283-310
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  1. CHAPTER 10: ‘One person, one vote’: The US electoral system and the functional constituencies
  2. pp. 311-324
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  1. CONCLUSION: Functional constituencies: The way forward
  2. pp. 325-340
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  1. ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
  2. pp. 341-342
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  1. NOTES FOR CHAPTERS
  2. pp. 343-390
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882203693
Related ISBN
9789622097902
MARC Record
OCLC
650826136
Pages
416
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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