The Future of Hong Kong: Surveys of the Hong Kong People's Attitudes

  title={The Future of Hong Kong: Surveys of the Hong Kong People's Attitudes},
  author={Joseph Yu‐shek Cheng},
  journal={The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs},
  pages={113 - 142}
  • J. Cheng
  • Published 1 July 1984
  • Political Science
  • The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs
In the past few years, there has been a great deal of discussion about the future of Hong Kong and the lease of the New Territories.1 A number of civic groups, academics and legal experts in Hong Kong have suggested ways whereby a settlement could be negotiated, but the main purpose of this article is to study the attitudes of the Hong Kong people on the territory's future through studying and analysing a number of well conducted polls carried out in 1982-83. Five surveys, each polling a… 
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For studies of the Hong Kong people's political apathy as well as their political values and behaviour in general, see
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For a brief summary of the events, see the section on Hong Kong in Far Eastern Economic Review: Asia 1983 Yearbook
Leung for allowing him the use of the data in the full report of the survey which has never been published, though summaries of the report appeared in major newspapers in Hong Kong
See the author's 'The British Nationality Bill and Hong Kong Citizens' Rights and Future', Ming Pao Monthly