Facing up to life in Hong Kong

Lindsay Barker, Stephen Cheung, Petrus Y N NG

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The issues discussed in this article will be familiar to everyone struggling to deinstitutionalise sheltered workshops. The solutions being developed — social firms, supported employment — are also well known. But can they flourish in the very special situation of the new Hong Kong? Now part of the People's Republic of China, the former colony is still sitting between East and West, capitalism and communism, and is also in the throes of a very sharp recession. Lindsay Barker, Stephen Cheung and Petrus Ng tell the story so far and then look at what the future might hold for this fledgling revolution Bob Grove.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-27
Number of pages7
JournalMental Health and Social Inclusion
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2000

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Psychiatric Mental Health
  • Health(social science)


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