We argue that the transition to Chinese authority has not undermined democratic governance in Hong Kong and that voice and accountability have improved since the handover. We seek to explain this surprising result and conclude with a discussion of the implications of our findings for China, Taiwan, and cross-strait relations.
Boniface, Dexter S., and Ilan Alon. 2010. Is hong kong democratizing? Asian Survey 50, (4): 786-807.