Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.D.--University of Chicago, 2009)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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