The Resettlement Community of Hong Kong: A Study of the Problems Related to Hong Kong's Immigrant Population

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Hong Kong, China, immigration, resettlement, society, politics


Asian History | Asian Studies | Chinese Studies | International Relations | Migration Studies | Political Science | Social History


Following the Communist take-over on the mainland of China, more than one million people fled to the British colony of Hong Kong. In an effort to absorb this vast population increase, Hong Kong has created the "resettlement community," in which it has tried to provide housing and some social services for the immigrants. Many of the problems which the immigrants brought have not yet been adequately resolved. Before these problems can be considered, however, some background information about Hong Kong and its resettlement community is necessary.

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