Asian Education and Development Studies: Volume 4 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Aspects of governance in Asian development states: cases of Singapore, Hong Kong and Macao

Guest Editors: Dr Chiew-Siang Bryan Ho

Governance, inclusion and trust in Singapore, Hong Kong and Macao

Chiew Siang Bryan Ho

The contributions in this special issue focus specifically on pertinent issues concerning governance in Asian developmental states – Singapore, Hong Kong, and Macao. The purpose…

Development strategies of small economies: Singapore, Hong Kong and Macao

Newman M. K. Lam

– The purpose of this paper is to examine the economic development in Singapore, Hong Kong and Macao to find the reasons for the success.

Governing Singapore: The Group Representation Constituency (GRC) system and its effect on inclusiveness and electoral participation

Tsai-Wei Sun

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of the Group Representation Constituency (GRC) system on the governance of Singapore, particularly in terms of equity and…

Infrastructure management in Singapore: privatization and government control

David S. Jones

Singapore is a small, densely populated city-state, which has become a prosperous global trading, investment and communications hub. In light of this, particular challenges have…

Hong Kong’s institutional incongruities and its tourism policy

Chiew Ping Yew

With a focus on Hong Kong tourism policy, the purpose of this paper is to explain the Hong Kong government’s conundrum in addressing society’s concerns and controversies over the…

Urban governance and social sustainability: Effects of urban renewal policies in Hong Kong and Macao

Kin Sun Chan, Yeung Fai Philip Siu

– The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of urban renewal policy by comparing urban renewal in Hong Kong with that undertaken in Macao.

The development of human rights education in China: Characteristics, problems and sustainability

Taixia Shen

There has been a lack of human rights education for a long period since New China was founded. Human rights education appeared at the university level in the 1990s, and has…

The rhetoric of conscience and teachers’ resistance in an era of accountability: a Macao study

Hua Huang, Sou Kuan Vong

The purpose of this paper is to explore and explain the role of the traditional Chinese rhetoric of “conscience” in teachers’ resistance against the drive for accountability that…

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