The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong

  • 151 Pages
  • 2.42 MB
  • 4511 Downloads
  • English
by
Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong , [Hong Kong]
Peddlers and peddling -- Hong Kong, Hong Kong -- (China)Economic conditions, Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government, Hong Kong (China) -- Social life and cu

Places

Hong Kong, Hong Kong (China), Hong

StatementJosephine Smart.
SeriesCentre of Asian Studies occasional papers and monographs,, no. 81
ContributionsUniversity of Hong Kong. Centre of Asian Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/02025 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 151 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1943578M
LC Control Number90165973
OCLC/WorldCa23166573

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smart, Josephine. Political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong. [Hong Kong]: Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. Conflicts around street space are an everyday occurrence in Hong Kong, a prominent example of which would be the constant strife between street hawkers and Hawker Control Teams.

Details The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong PDF

The Hong Kong government has been regulating hawker activity through limiting licenses and restricting fixed-pitched stall : Brian Sze Hang Kwok.

The geology of Hong Kong / by S.G. Davis; Portrait of Hong Kong, photographs by Edward Smart; introduction by Sir Robert Black; The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong / Josephine Smart; Making room: squatter clearance in Hong Kong / Alan Smart; Desperate siege: the battle of Hong Kong / Ted Ferguson.

Economists have examined street hawkers in urban cities such as Hong Kong and Jakarta among others 9. The studies of Singapore’s street peddlers, especially food vendors, have to be located in the corpus of this larger discourse Visual records such as drawings, illustrations and fictional representations of the working class can also be considered.

Even as activists argued that hawkers represent a part of Hong Kong's culture, authorities kept a tight watch on night markets in places such as Sham Shui. Josephine Smart has written: 'The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong' -- subject(s): (China)Economic conditions, Peddlers and.

Illegal hawkers have always played a cat-and-mouse game with police, much to the chagrin of many Hong Kong residents. In Mayan article in the China Mail described the case of an Indian police sergeant who arrested two hawkers for selling slippers without a licence.

“A crowd of Chinese coolies collected and began to abuse the Sergeant,” reported the newspaper. Riot or not, Hong Kong street food hawkers set up shop in Mong Kok again for Lunar New Year Chan Yaat-wing, 63, and her sister have been pushing their Author: Hana Davis.

Syaru Shirley Lin is a member of the founding faculty of the master’s program in global political economy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and teaches political science at the University of Virginia.

She offers courses on theories of international political economy and cross-Strait relations at both universities. The Political Economy of Africa addresses the real possibilities for African development in the coming decades when seen in the light of the continent’s economic performance over the.

At that time, the economic condition in Hong Kong was low and working-class families were large, giving rise to 'family consumption'. These families bought their basic necessities from hawkers. According to the Hong Kong Hawkers Association, there were an estima or more street hawkers in Hong Kong in Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, (Chapter 2: Colonial Cities, Illegal Spaces; Chapter 3 –Hong Kong in ) Smart, Josephine.

The Political Economy of Street Hawkers in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, (Chapter 4: The Spatial Economy of Street Hawking.) Week 9.

Introduction.

Description The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong FB2

The concept of informal sector first appeared in the early 70’s with the launch of the World Employment Programme by the International Labour Office (ILO) and its classic Kenya Report (Hart, ).

Emphasis is given to the dualism approach in describing the sector (Boeke. Book reviewed in this article: T.L. Maliyamkono and M.S.D. Bagachwa, The Second Economy in Tanzania.

Paul van Gelder and Joep Bijlmer (eds). About. Hong Kong is highly unequal. In this chapter, we first show that wealth and inequality are structured by a political economy centring on small government and real estate profits. The underlying urban Cited by: 6.

The Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia; Indonesia and Cambodia, and Southeast Asian domestic workers in Hong Kong. This collection not only enhances understandings of the everyday political economies at work in specific Southeast Asian sites, but makes a major theoretical contribution to the development of an everyday political.

Hong Kong Chinese international migration, mobility of capital and labor, and the anthropology of food. She is the author of The Political Economy of Street Hawkers in Hong Kong, and co-editor of Plural Globalities in Multiple Localities-New World Borders. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: v. 1: The Qing Period, (UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG LIBRARIES PUBLICATIONS). At a time of heightened tensions in Hong Kong, this book offers a balanced and clear-headed appraisal of the politics of this global city.

The constitutional settlement under which Hong Kong became a Special Administrative Region of the PRC in was based on the idea of "one country, two systems".Author: Tim Summers.

A long-time resident of Hong Kong, Antony Dapiran has written about the protests for The Atlantic, The Guardian, and New Statesman, has been interviewed on the subject by CNN, CNBC, CBC, and the BBC, and his expert views have been quoted by leading media outlets across the globe, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington /5(6).

Banned books were often among the top selling items in Page One’s Hong Kong outlets and were placed in prominent areas at airport stores, from where mainland tourists would buy and smuggle them. The crackdown in at Tiananmen Square in Beijing inspired fears that China would not respect Hong Kong's autonomy, and in the next few years many business people left, affecting Hong Kong's economy.

InHong Kong's first direct legislative elections (which accounted for about 30% of the seats) were won almost entirely by liberal. Buy Hong Kong: Markets, Street Hawkers and the Fight against Gentrification (Asian Arguments) by Marinelli, Maurizio (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Maurizio Marinelli. To a younger generation, these street hawkers symbolize Hong Kong’s identity, slowly coalescing toward the mainland.

The protesters want Hong Kong to become more, rather than less, of a democracy. Hawkers in Hong Kong (Chinese: 小販) are vendors of street food and inexpensive goods. They are found in urban areas and new towns alike, although certain districts such as Mong Kok, Sham Shui Po, and Kwun Tong are known for high concentrations of hawkers.

Current political and economic issues succinctly explained. Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China that, unlike the mainland’s provinces, has certain. Random books from IU_Food_Institute's library.

The primal cheeseburger by Elisabeth Rozin. M.F.K. Fisher and me: a memoir of food and friendship by Jeannette Ferrary. Caminos para el azúcar by Oscar Zanetti Lecuona. The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong by Josephine Smart.

The Visual Food Encyclopedia: The Definitive Practical Guide to Food and. But the bookstore that was closed after becoming embroiled in a political storm between Hong Kong and its Chinese rulers will reopen not in Hong Kong, but some km away in Taipei, capital of Taiwan.

The region of Hong Kong has been inhabited since the Old Stone Age, later becoming part of the Chinese empire with its loose incorporation into the Qin dynasty. Starting out as a farming fishing village and salt production site, it became an important free port and eventually a major international financial centre.

The Qing dynasty ceded Hong Kong to the British Empire in through the treaty of Nanjing, ending the First Opium War. Josephine Smart, The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong (Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong, ).

Irene Tinker, Street foods. Urban food and employment in developing countries (Oxford University Press, ).

Harlan Walker (ed.), Public eating. Oxford Symposium on food and cookery Proceedings (London: Prospect Books, ).Alan Smart is the author of Making Room: Squatter Clearance in Hong Kong. Josephine Smart is the author of The Political Economy of Street Hawkers in Hong Kong and the coeditor (with Martha W.

Download The political economy of street hawkers in Hong Kong PDF

Rees) of Plural Globalities in Multiple Localities: New World Borders. Informal Cities and the Contestation of Public Space: The Case of Bogotá's Street Vendors, — Show all authors. T.G. () Hawkers in Hong Kong: a study of planning and policy in a Third World City.

Monographs and Occasional Papers, No. 17, Towards a Political Economy of Urbanization in Third World Countries, Cited by: