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By Gordon Mathews, Tai-lok Lui

ISBN-10: 9622095461

ISBN-13: 9789622095465

This ebook exhibits how the unique ehtnographic learn of intake in Hong Kong can result in a deeper knowing of Hong Kong lifestyles as an entire, in addition to of intake on this planet at large.

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Her account also illustrates the course of Hong Kong history: how housing designed 50 years ago to meet the needs of squatters is inhabited now by the upwardly mobile with their VCDs and computers and custom-made furniture. Given Hong Kong's high housing costs, tenants in public housing would rather adapt and accept their limited space than leave. Chapter 3, Cindy Hing-yuk Wong and Gary W. McDonogh's 'Consuming Cinema: Reflections on Movies and Market-places in Contemporary Hong Kong', is similarly rooted in history, in its examination of how the experience of 'going to the movies' has shifted over recent decades in Hong Kong.

It was just one of those places where they broadcast Western pop music and you were allowed to buy a cup of coffee and to stay there for half a day without being hinted at to leave. ]lt [a literary society] to 70 Nihndoih Seung Jauhon 70^ftltJilf l J [70s Biweekly Magazine]. One afternoon, a tall and thin young man, kind of a big brother figure, wearing glasses in a thick black frame, came to my table and asked: Are you Huai-yuen? ' That man was Chung-yin Ng. Just like this, and I was fortunately given the opportunity to join 'The Campaign for Chinese as The Official Language' and the 'Defend Diaoyutai Movement', one of the most important mass mobilizations in the early years of the local student movement.

Hong Kong: Joint Publishing. mm®m°i993° mmmmiXity °#«:H»° Lui, Tai-lok. 1995. ' In Housing and Family Wealth: Comparative International Perspectives, edited by R. Forrest and A. Murie. London: Routledge. , ed. 1983. Poukahp Mahnfa Joih Heunggong. ] Hong Kong: Twilight. B*8i8B • 1983 «> {WRXittt^m} °#«:8f*° Lui, Tai-lok and Kenichi Ohashi, eds. 1989. Sihngsih Jipjuk: Heunggong Gaaitauh Mahnfa Gunchaat. ] Hong Kong: Commercial Press. sxm * xmrn-m ° 1989 ° «mmm •. wmmmximm} • #*§: mm« Lyon, David.

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