A Death in Hong Kong: The MacLennan Case of 1980 and the Suppression of a Scandal

A Death in Hong Kong: The MacLennan Case of 1980 and the Suppression of a Scandal

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DESCRIPTION :
The second edition includes a foreword by Christine Loh (former undersecretary for the environment, former legislator, and founder of Civic Exchange) as well as updated information from new interviews with key people involved in the case. With endorsements from human rights researchers and the local community, this book provides insight into Hong Kong during a time of social unrest and corruption scandals, a time when homosexuality and paedophilia were often considered interchangeable and both offered easy targets for blackmail.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9789629375577
BY (AUTHOR) Collett, Nigel
PUBLISHER : City University of Hong Kong Press PUBLICATION DATE : May 30, 2020
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : Hong Kong IMPRINT : City University of Hong Kong Press
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Professional & Vocational
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
SERIES : Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
History & Archaeology
Society & Social Sciences
DESCRIPTION :
The second edition includes a foreword by Christine Loh (former undersecretary for the environment, former legislator, and founder of Civic Exchange) as well as updated information from new interviews with key people involved in the case. With endorsements from human rights researchers and the local community, this book provides insight into Hong Kong during a time of social unrest and corruption scandals, a time when homosexuality and paedophilia were often considered interchangeable and both offered easy targets for blackmail.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9789629375577
BY (AUTHOR) Collett, Nigel
PUBLISHER : City University of Hong Kong Press PUBLICATION DATE : May 30, 2020
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : Hong Kong IMPRINT : City University of Hong Kong Press
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Professional & Vocational
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
SERIES : Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
History & Archaeology
Society & Social Sciences