David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Moral Education 26 (1):85-99 (1997)
Abstract In political culture, Hong Kong has undergone dramatic changes in recent decades. When Hong Kong was a British colony, its people were largely concerned to maintain the status quo so that they could be left alone; the ideal government was perceived as a paternalistic one which would maintain law and order. With their increasing involvement in political parties and pressure groups, more Hong Kong people are prepared to fight for their rights and demand ?freedom and democracy?; they want a more representative government in the form of a widely elected Legislative Council. The return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997 and ?one country, two systems? means that the Hong Kong people have to learn to administer their own affairs. Yet this is within a context in which China is suspicious of a democratic regime in Hong Kong on the grounds that it threatens her rule over the territory. This paper considers the implications of this situation for civic education in Hong Kong, which was promoted in schools after the publication of the Guidelines in 1985. With July 1997 looming, it is timely to review the programme's objectives, achievements and prospects
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Roger H. M. Cheng * (2004). Moral Education in Hong Kong: Confucian‐Parental, Christian‐Religious and Liberal‐Civic Influences. Journal of Moral Education 33 (4):533-551.
Wing-Wah Law & Wai-Chung Ho (2004). Values Education in Hong Kong School Music Education: A Sociological Critique. British Journal of Educational Studies 52 (1):65 - 82.
Andrew C. Byrnes, The Disability Discrimination Ordinance, the Un Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and Beyond: Achievements and Challenges After ten Years of Hong Kong Anti-Discrimination Legislation.
Ho Mun Chan (2004). Informed Consent Hong Kong Style: An Instance of Moderate Familism. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 29 (2):195 – 206.
Roda Mushkat (2005). The Political Economy of Recasting the Constitutional Debate in Hong Kong. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 19 (1):63-72.
Sara R. Jordan & Phillip W. Gray (2013). Research Integrity in Greater China: Surveying Regulations, Perceptions and Knowledge of Research Integrity From a Hong Kong Perspective. Developing World Bioethics 13 (3):125-137.
Robin S. Snell & Neil C. Herndon (2004). Hong Kong's Code of Ethics Initiative: Some Differences Between Theory and Practice. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 51 (1):75-89.
Mary Miu Yee Waye & Connie Ho (2009). Should We Invest in Biobanking in Hong Kong? Using Biobanking for Dyslexic Studies in Hong Kong as an Example. In Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner (ed.), Human Genetic Biobanks in Asia: Politics of Trust and Scientific Advancement. Routledge.
Hong Fung, Nancy Tse & E. K. Yeoh (1999). Health Care Reform and Societal Values. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 24 (6):638 – 652.
David A. Ralston, Robert A. Giacalone & Robert H. Terpstra (1994). Ethical Perceptions of Organizational Politics: A Comparative Evaluation of American and Hong Kong Managers. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 13 (12):989 - 999.
Gael M. McDonald & Raymond A. Zepp (1988). Ethical Perceptions of Hong Kong Chinese Business Managers. Journal of Business Ethics 7 (11):835 - 845.
Julia Tao Lai Po-wah (1999). Does It Really Care? The Harvard Report on Health Care Reform for Hong Kong. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 24 (6):571 – 590.
Swee Hoon Ang & Siew Meng Leong (2000). Out of the Mouths of Babes: Business Ethics and Youths in Asia. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 28 (2):129 - 144.
T. K. P. Leung, Y. H. Wong & Syson Wong (1996). A Study of Hong Kong Businessmen's Perceptions of the Role “Guanxi” in the People's Republic of China. Journal of Business Ethics 15 (7):749 - 758.
Added to index2010-09-02
Total downloads8 ( #173,007 of 1,103,008 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #62,017 of 1,103,008 )
How can I increase my downloads?