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Introduction As British colonial rule in Hong Kong has come an end the new local government finds itself in a political environment that is unprecedentedly turbulent The upholding of one country two system has resumed the sovereignty over the territory and the involvements of China in Hong Kong domestic affairs have inevitably increase so as the dampening effect in democratization However the new government led by Mr Tung has not yet escaped from the administration-led notion build up by the colonial political regime and the incessant political challenges after 1997 did neither changed it The political reality is that political anxieties and fears engendered by uncertainties associated with social economical and political after 1997 have raised consciousness and spurred political demands on the government Has the political changes transformed the attitude of Hong Kong people towards democracy To explore the issue I would first summarize the finding of the article Political values in The ethos of the Hong Kong Chinese and would focus the discussion on the political participation of Hong Kong Chinese Political Values - The ethos of the Hong Kong Chinese Mild Democratic Aspirations Public satisfactory with the existing political system does not mean that Hong Kong people lack the desire for institutional changes However it is subjected to certain circumstances 793 percent of respondents agreed and 72 percent strongly agreed that any political reform should be gradual This indicated a passive response of the Hong Kong Chinese to the call for Democratization and their conservation orientation A plurality of respondents 439 percent tended to define democratic government as a government that consults public opinion rather than one that is popularly elected Accordingly democratic reform as expected by many people was basically the improvement of the existing system rather than a drastic departure from it Traditionalistic Concept of Good Government Hong Kong peoples held traditional view toward the concept of a good government as the
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