The Hybrid Nature of Hong Kong Society

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The Hybrid Nature of Hong Kong Society
Hong Kong is a unique country. What makes Hong Kong so unique is that it has been and continues to be shaped by two different cultures. These cultures are Chinese and British which each possessed Hong Kong at various points. The end result has been a hybrid culture based on a combination of Western and Asian cultural elements. For example, in “Hong Kong’s Problematic Demographic Transition” Alvin So explains how Hong Kong was a British colony for almost a century. This resulted in the creation of a hybrid Asian-European culture(So 359).
This essay will look at the changing nature of Hong Hong’s culture. It will be argued that although Hong Kong started as a Chinese colony due to the effects of British...
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