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Social Stability and Economic Growth

Ian Scott

in Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083282
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209824 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083282.003.0001
Social Stability and Economic Growth

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This introductory chapter examines Macao's recent history, paying particular attention to social, political and governance problems in the years before and after Macao's return to China in 1999 and to the effects on governance and society of the deregulation of the gaming industry in 2002. It also sets out the scope of the book and summarises the other chapters.

Keywords: Macao; China; gaming; governance; government; investment; society; politics; deregulation; economy

Chapter.  5412 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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