Book Review: A City Mismanaged: Hong Kong's Struggle for Survival

Ray FORREST

Research output: Journal PublicationsReview article

Abstract

eo Goodstadt is one of the foremost critics of the Hong Kong government. Prior to the return of the territory to China in 1997, he was head of the government's Central Policy Unit and has lived in the city for over 50 years. As something of an insider he is well placed to develop this detailed critique of the management of the city. He knows the data sources, the policy processes and the policy detail, and he has close knowledge of many of the key actors.

A City Mismanaged: Hong Kong’s Struggle for Survival
LEO GOODSTADT
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2018
xi + 227 pp. £28.00
ISBN 978-988-8455-98-0 doi:10.1017/S0305741019000146
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-269
JournalChina Quarterly
Volume237
Early online date13 Mar 2019
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2019

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