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The Transformation of Triad ‘Dark Societies’ in Hong Kong: The Impact of Law Enforcement, Socio-Economic and Political Change

@article{Broadhurst2009TheTO,
  title={The Transformation of Triad ‘Dark Societies’ in Hong Kong: The Impact of Law Enforcement, Socio-Economic and Political Change},
  author={R. Broadhurst and K. W. Lee},
  journal={School of Regulation \& Global Governance (RegNet) Research Paper Series},
  year={2009}
}
  • R. Broadhurst, K. W. Lee
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • School of Regulation & Global Governance (RegNet) Research Paper Series
Late colonial and post-colonial attempts to suppress triad societies have occurred in the context of modernisation and socio-economic and political change in Hong Kong. Anti-corruption efforts, improved enforcement, a focus on illicit entrepreneurs and tainted wealth have contributed to a decrease in public tolerance of triads and greater confidence in police. The scale, form, visibility and activities of triad societies have also changed with recent declines in triad-related lethal violence… Expand