Ngok Ma

Ngok Ma is associate professor of government and public administration at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He writes extensively on elections, party politics, and democratization in Hong Kong, and is author of Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society and Civil Society (2007).

January 2011, Volume 22, Issue 1

Hong Kong’s Democrats Divide

For the first time ever in the history of Hong Kong, local democratic leaders and Chinese officials have forged a pact on limited democratic reforms. That may have marked a step forward for the cause of democracy in Hong Kong, but it has also led to a sharp split in the democratic camp.