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The Shek Kip Mei Myth

Squatters, Fires And Colonial Rulers in Hong Kong, 1950-1963

by Alan Smart

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Published by Hong Kong University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Housing,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - China,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • China,
  • Hong Kong,
  • Housing policy,
  • Relocation (Housing),
  • Squatter settlements

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13075715M
    ISBN 109622097928
    ISBN 109789622097926

    Site of Hong Kong's first public housing estate, this corner of Kowloon has preserved some of that past, and its sense of community, while creating space for arts and crafts. Shek Kip Mei Station concourse (revised). × 1,; MB Shek Kip Mei Station 12, × 1,; MB Shek Kip Mei Station PIDS and Instance of: metro station, underground railway station.

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Rather he argues that the Government's response to that fire was grudging and incremental rather than a sharp and radical turning point, and that the security and stability of Hong Kong weighed as.

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Shek Kip Mei Estate is the first public housing estate in Hong Kong. It is located in Sham Shui Po and is under the management of the Hong Kong Housing estate was constructed as a result of a fire in Shek Kip Mei into settle the families of inhabitants in the squats over the hill who lost their homes in one night.

Originally constructed in to alleviate the immediate Chinese: 石硤尾邨. The Shek Kip Mei Myth politics outside of government files, the Commissioner for Resettlement's Annual Report for /55, and a short newspaper article. The approach taken in this file was subsequently referred to in several minutes as the "Tsun Wan treatment", and I Cited by: "The Shek Kip Mei Myth" provides a new explanation for the beginnings of Hong Kong's massive public housing program, tracing it to the colonial govenrment's inability to resolve the squatter problem due to constraints posed by the geopolitics of the early Cold War.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Shek Kip Mei myth by Alan Smart,Cited by: The Shek Kip Mei Myth: Squatters, Fires And Colonial Rulers in Hong Kong, Alan Smart In doing so, he sheds light on the development of Hong Kong, a society and landscape profoundly influenced by the government's role as provider of half of all housing.

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The Shek Kip Mei Fire (Chinese: 石硤尾大火) took place in Hong Kong on 25 December It destroyed the Shek Kip Mei shantytown of immigrants from Mainland China who had fled to Hong Kong, leav people homeless.

After the fire, the governor Alexander Grantham launched a public housing programme to introduce the idea of "multi storey building" for the immigrant population Chinese: 石硤尾.

Other facilities resumed earlier include the book drop service of the Hong Kong Public Libraries (including service at MTR Central, Kowloon Tong and Nam Cheong stations) and the self-service library stations located at Island East Sports Centre Sitting-out Area, the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Tsuen Nam Road, Tai Wai.

Shek Kip Mei MTR. YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel occupies a former block in Hong Kong's first resettlement estate in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: Nora Tam “There were. Booktopia has The Shek Kip Mei Myth - Squatters, Fires, and Colonial Rule in Hong Kong, by Alan Smart.

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US$ hardback; US$ paperback ISBN hardback; paperback Even when continental similarities seem to be more evident than cross-national differences.Shek Kip Mei Richard Yee - Explore connections. Hong Kong Heritage Museum Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Richard Yee started learning photography in InYee was going to work in North America, and made a stopover in Hong : Richard Yee.