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Author Tam, Waikeung.
Title Legal mobilization under authoritarianism [electronic resource] : the case of post-colonial Hong Kong / Waikeung Tam.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Cambridge studies in law and society.
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.D.--University of Chicago, 2009)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : explaining the rise of legal mobilization in post-colonial Hong Kong -- The growth of legal mobilization in post-colonial Hong Kong -- Critical antecedent-legal complex -- The opening of new legal opportunities -- The reversal of political opportunities -- The political origins of cause lawyering in Hong Kong -- Cause lawyers as transformative agents -- Rights advocacy groups as transformative agents -- The impacts of the judicialization of politics -- Conclusion : theoretical and comparative contributions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Law reform -- China -- Hong Kong.
Law -- Political aspects -- China -- Hong Kong.
Public interest law -- China -- Hong Kong.
Political questions and judicial power -- China -- Hong Kong.
Human rights -- China -- Hong Kong.
Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government -- 1997-
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Related To Print version: Tam, Waikeung. Legal mobilization under authoritarianism. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013 9781107031999 (DLC) 2012025552
ISBN 9781139626057 (electronic bk.)
1139626051 (electronic bk.)
9781139424394 (electronic bk.)
1139424394 (electronic bk.)
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